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German adds 818MW offshore in 2016

January 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

GERMANY: With 156 new turbines totalling 818MW feeding into the network in 2016, Germany’s offshore wind fleet grew to 947 turbines with, in all, 4,108MW at the end of [...]

How Big Can Wind Turbines Get?

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you think today’s wind turbines are big, then just wait until 2030. By then the median hub height for U.S. onshore turbines will hit 115 meters, 33 meters above the [...]

New fabric uses sun and wind to power devices

October 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Fabrics that can generate electricity from physical movement have been in the works for a few years. Now researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have taken the next [...]

Lies, Damn Lies, & Renewable Energy

October 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Renewable energy has long been derided a too-expensive, too-puny pet of the liberal elite. This week several stories prove that’s just not the case. In the last eight [...]
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