Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind

Date:
August 1, 2011
Source:
GlobalPost / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
Welcome to Tocco da Casuria: a small Italian town famous for its mountains, olive trees, and now for its local wind farm.


Related Videos

last updated on 2014-11-23 at 2:16 pm EST

Italy: Little Town's Wind Power Inspires

Italy: Little Town's Wind Power Inspires

GlobalPost (Oct. 13, 2011) — As more and more countries investigate renewable sources of energy, one place in Italy found its answer blowing in the wind.
Powered by NewsLook.com
OFFSHORE Sailing Hard Into the Wind

OFFSHORE Sailing Hard Into the Wind

Deutsche Welle (June 12, 2012) — It's a paradox. To harness wind energy, you have to go where the wind blows. But that's currently the biggest problem for off-shore pioneers at the "Bard Offshore 1" wind farm. The project is already two years behind schedule, because when it's too windy construction must cease. Every day of delay costs more money and frays nerves. Tune in for the third part of our series "OFFSHORE - Sailing Hard into the Wind" to watch this extremely challenging work.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Sailing Hard Into the Wind Part 1

Sailing Hard Into the Wind Part 1

Deutsche Welle (May 29, 2012) — Germany's move away from nuclear energy has given new impetus to technologies like wind power. As many as 10,000 wind turbines are to be set up in the North Sea and the Baltic by 2030, generating some 25 gigawatts of power. German ports are hoping to benefit from this boom. The port city of Cuxhaven hopes to become an important base for firms working offshore. But building an offshore wind farm kilometers away from the coast poses a huge challenge: it means fighting a constant battle against wind, waves and time.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Offshore Wind Farm Giving Bremerhaven a Tail Wind

Offshore Wind Farm Giving Bremerhaven a Tail Wind

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 20, 2011) — German harbors are counting on offshore wind farms. The Bremen Wind Energy Agency estimates that wind turbines will be installed at sea producing ten gigawatts of power by 2020 - the same amount of energy as 15 power plants.
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins