BEAUFORT, S.C. (WJCL) — The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce announced this week that it plans to hold a panel discussion regarding a major national issue with very local implications. 304 more words
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Question: In physics, the Betz Limit is the top theoretic percentage of kinetic energy that can be extracted from a moving fluid, e.g., wind. It’s based on the fact that, if you took it all, i.e., stopped the wind dead, the oncoming wind behind it would run into what you had just stopped. 96 more words
We don’t hear as much about high-altitude wind as we did a few years ago, though the subject has not completely disappeared. There is no doubt that the wind resources a thousand feet or so above the Earth’s surface are far superior to those we experience down here, and this can be quite attractive given that the power generated by a moving fluid is proportional to the cube of its velocity. 343 more words
MetalMiner — January 26, 2015
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Here at MetalMiner, we are enthusiastic about renewable energy schemes. It seems like common sense to develop energy sources that are not based on depleting reserves and that are sustainable from an environmental perspective.