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The Health and Safety Implications of Offshore Wind Energy Development: More to it than Meets the Eye

This blog post is by Eddy Wifa a third year doctoral researcher at the University of Aberdeen. His research focusses on the health and safety implications of offshore wind energy development and the significant role both private and public regulation could play in ensuring an appropriate balance between offshore wind energy maximisation and the safety of the workers and other users of the marine space. 1,363 more words


New Quick Guides

TreeThinker is dedicated to spreading knowledge about renewable technology and so we’ve produced new ‘Quick guides’, which you can view by clicking the links below: 25 more words


VTDigger’s at it again

I was hoping maybe my recent post, “VTDigger is Biased Against Wind Energy,” would at least make the folks on the second floor stop and think. 572 more words

The Media

Updated - Huron County - A Koch Brother Target?

It started out as a simple question. Who donated $1,100 to Lincoln Township to set up a legal defense fund. The fund was being set up in case a legal challenge should arise because of a sudden changes in zoning policy with respect to wind project development. 924 more words


University prof investigates lifespan of wind turbines

Wind turbines are still a relatively new feature on Canada’s frontier but what happens when they start breaking down as often as the second family car? 537 more words

Local News

For the cost of an iPhone, you can now buy a wind turbine that can power an entire house for lifetime

It’s true, Avant Garde Innovations, the Indian startup founded by siblings Arun and Anoop George from Kerala, has come up with a low-cost wind turbine that can generate enough electricity to … 22 more words

Science, Energy, Transpo, Tech

Why Energy Storage is About to Get Big – and Cheap | Ramez Naam

tl;dr: Storage of electricity in large quantities is reaching an inflection point, poised to give a big boost to renewables, to disrupt business models across the electrical industry, and to tap in… 13 more words