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First power drawn from tidal turbines off the coast of Scotland

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Earlier this week Atlantis Resources announced that it had placed a tidal stream turbine off the northern coastline of Scotland and generated power for the first time from the 1.5 MW installation. 567 more words

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First power drawn from tidal turbines off the coast of Scotland

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Earlier this week Atlantis Resources announced that it had placed a tidal stream turbine off the northern coastline of Scotland and generated power for the first time from the 1.5 MW installation. 567 more words

Technology

First power drawn from tidal turbines off the coast of Scotland

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Earlier this week Atlantis Resources announced that it had placed a tidal stream turbine off the northern coastline of Scotland and generated power for the first time from the 1.5 MW installation. 567 more words

Technology

Large-scale wind energy slows down winds and reduces turbine efficiencies

If this research is correct, large windfarms could be losing a huge part of their potential output due to inadequate spacing, as Phys.org reports. Quote: “We found these dramatic effects at turbine spacings commonly used in present-day wind farms on land.” … 462 more words

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Episode 177: How do coastal towns feel about offshore wind projects compared to onshore ones in their community?

Julian Lamy, a recent PhD graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s Engineering and Public Policy Department, discusses how coastal towns feel about offshore wind projects compared to onshore ones in their community? 275 more words

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The Windy Side Of Things

LET’S RECAP – Winds are created by the sun’s uneven heating of the atmosphere in combination with the irregular surface of the earth and the earth’s rotation. 409 more words

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Vestas receives 48 MW order in China

The order for Vestas turbines was placed by long-time customer CGN Wind Energy Limited for a project in southern China.

The Nan’an Xiangyun project is located in Xiangyun County, … 113 more words

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