News tagged with wind turbines

Energy innovation into a headwind

The public authorities in Japan are putting all their efforts into establishing a new industry based on floating offshore wind turbines. In Norway we have already developed the technology they need. So researchers ...

dateSep 10, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Improving energy conversion processes

(Phys.org) —Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United ...

dateDec 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Wind turbines that learn like humans

Depending on the weather, wind turbines can face whispering breezes or gale-force gusts. Such variable conditions make extracting the maximum power from the turbines a tricky control problem, but a collaboration of Chinese ...

dateMar 27, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Enhanced power transmission for HVDC

Siemens is researching new technology to enhance the efficiency of high-voltage direct-current transmission (HVDCT). This minimizes losses during power transmission and is one of the key technologies required ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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