A Danish wind power company says its manufacturing facility in Colorado is making the biggest blade for wind power in the US It says the V117 blade is nearly 60 meters in length, longer than half a football field.
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 12, 2015) The price of wind power may soon compete with conventional fossil fuels, according to researchers in the United States. Engineers are fitting wind turbines with sensors to extend and increase their ... watch video
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 ... watch video
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 ... watch video
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 ... watch video
AFP (July 17, 2013) Spain proudly ranks as number four globally in terms of installed wind energy but the country's current economic climate means the industry's powerful blades are starting to turn more ... watch video
TheStreet (June 11, 2014) Google is planning to disrupt the US power delivery system by developing tools that can transmit and distribute electricity more efficiently.The internet giant runs the most popular search engine and ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 19, 2012) California-based start up Makani Power believes the future of clean, sustainable energy is in the skies. The company is developing kite technology they say harnesses wind power far more efficiently ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 20, 2013) Germany is trying to make the switch to renewable energy. The high-profile Riffgat offshore wind farm, built off the coast of Borkum, was slated to begin operating this month. Thirty windmills now ... watch video
May 5, 2016 Researchers are working to solve the problem of short-life of lithium-ion batteries like those used in laptops and cellphones, making them reliable and longer-lasting using a ... read more
May 5, 2016 Researchers show that the superconducting state can be maintained even when the material in question is reduced from three to two dimensions, making the efficiency gains needed for technologies like ... read more
May 4, 2016 Rechargeable lithium air batteries are a next-generation technology. Theoretically they might be much lighter and offer better performance than current lithium ion batteries. ... read more
May 4, 2016 Porcelain connoisseurs have prized the traditional Japanese-style ceramics called akae, typically known for Kakiemon-style ware, for centuries. Its paintings feature a vivid red color against a milky ... read more
May 7, 2015 Wind turbines deliver environmentally friendly electricity. Yet the fiber-reinforced plastics often used in very large rotor blades are almost impossible to recycle. Not so with steel blades: since ... read more
Sep. 17, 2013 In the long sprint to find new sources of clean, low-cost power, slow and steady might win the race -- the slow-moving water of currents and tides, that is. Just as wind turbines tap into the energy ... read more