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The First Commercial Spiral-Welded Wind Turbine Tower Signals a New Renewables Milestone
The First Commercial Spiral-Welded Wind Turbine Tower Signals a New Renewables Milestone

5 Mar 2023, 09:31 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / The new technology can produce wind turbine towers ten times faster than conventional technology. It’s just another tip of the renewable revolution iceberg

 
We Can Now Recycle the "Non-Recyclable" Blades of Decommissioned Wind Turbines
We Can Now Recycle the "Non-Recyclable" Blades of Decommissioned Wind Turbines

11 Feb 2023, 15:24 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / Wind turbines detractors won’t be happy at all. The “impossible to recycle” skeleton in the closet of the wind industry just turned into dust

 
2023 Rivalry: Behemoth Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine vs Weird Norwegian… Something
2023 Rivalry: Behemoth Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine vs Weird Norwegian… Something

13 Jan 2023, 20:12 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / These two types of offshore wind devices will shake the energy industry. One is going to claim the record for THE BIGGEST. The other will go for THE WEIRDEST

 
My Pick for 2022 Tech: Transporting the Longest Blade for the World's Largest Wind Turbine
My Pick for 2022 Tech: Transporting the Longest Blade for the World's Largest Wind Turbine

1 Jan 2023, 14:18 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / How in the hell do you take a 115.5-meters (379 feet) object on a 300 km (186 miles) journey on road? That’s the mind-blowing picture with wheels for me in 2022

 
Formula One Design Inspired a Rooftop Wind Turbine With No External Moving Parts
Formula One Design Inspired a Rooftop Wind Turbine With No External Moving Parts

19 Oct 2022, 20:35 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Aeromine Technology is the company that built the wind-powered electric generators that works in 11-mph winds and can easily be installed on rooftops

 
Army’s Wind Turbine Ban Is Slowing Down Finland’s Transition to Clean Energy
Army’s Wind Turbine Ban Is Slowing Down Finland’s Transition to Clean Energy

21 Jun 2022, 04:57 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Finland is facing a dilemma, as new wind turbines in strategic locations raise strategic concerns, but at the same time it needs domestically-obtained energy

 
Maintenance Operations for Offshore Wind Farms Could Rely on Drones Instead of Ships
Maintenance Operations for Offshore Wind Farms Could Rely on Drones Instead of Ships

13 Apr 2022, 04:27 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A new research project is investigating the possibility of using large transport drones to carry materials and crew to offshore wind farms

 
Siemens Gamesa Kicked Off Production of Its Huge B115 Turbine Blade, It Is 377 Ft Long
Siemens Gamesa Kicked Off Production of Its Huge B115 Turbine Blade, It Is 377 Ft Long

4 Apr 2022, 11:55 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa recently started production of its first B115 blade that measures no less than 377 ft. in length

 
Largest Wind Farm in North America Reaches Completion, Can Power 300,000 Homes
Largest Wind Farm in North America Reaches Completion, Can Power 300,000 Homes

22 Mar 2022, 12:34 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / GE Renewable Energy recently announced the completion of the largest wind project in North America, a 998-megawatt wind farm

 
Seawind's Unique Floating Offshore Wind Energy System To Be Deployed in European Waters
Seawind's Unique Floating Offshore Wind Energy System To Be Deployed in European Waters

23 Feb 2022, 11:34 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / A partnership between Petrofac and manufacturer Seawind Ocean Technology aims to deploy the latter's unique two-bladed wind turbines in European waters

 
Artistic Wind Turbine Wall for Homes Wants to Create Energy in an Eye-Pleasing Way
Artistic Wind Turbine Wall for Homes Wants to Create Energy in an Eye-Pleasing Way

1 Jan 2022, 12:00 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Joe Doucet's wind turbine wall is both an alternative source of energy as well as a beautiful art project that you don't mind seeing in front of your house

 
First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Now Officially in the Works
First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in the U.S. Is Now Officially in the Works

22 Nov 2021, 16:09 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Vineyard Wind kicked off construction of the first commercial-scale offshore wind in the United States, able to generate 800 megawatts of electricity per year

 
First Wind Turbine Blade Factory to Be Built in the U.S. Will Cost Over $200 Million
First Wind Turbine Blade Factory to Be Built in the U.S. Will Cost Over $200 Million

26 Oct 2021, 11:17 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The first offshore wind turbine blade factory in the United States will be built by wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa and will be a $200M investment

 
Riding Your Bike on the Blade of a Wind Turbine Is How You Advocate for Climate Change
Riding Your Bike on the Blade of a Wind Turbine Is How You Advocate for Climate Change

25 Oct 2021, 06:45 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Up in the sky, 280 ft. high, riding your bike on the blade of a wind turbine. If that doesn't draw attention to the issue of climate change, nothing will

 
World’s Tallest Wind Turbine Stretches 918 Ft Into the Air, Will Soon Be Tested in Denmark
World’s Tallest Wind Turbine Stretches 918 Ft Into the Air, Will Soon Be Tested in Denmark

19 Oct 2021, 13:09 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Vestas will soon install and test its V236-15 MW offshore prototype wind turbine in Denmark, claiming it's the world's tallest and most powerful one

 
First Wind Turbine to Run at 14 MW Has Begun Operation in the Netherlands
First Wind Turbine to Run at 14 MW Has Begun Operation in the Netherlands

6 Oct 2021, 06:15 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The first wind turbine in the industry to run at 14 MW is now being tested in Rotterdam by GE Renewable Energy. It can produce 74 GWh of gross annual energy.

 
Watch This Train Shred a Wind Turbine Blade in Texas Highway Accident
Watch This Train Shred a Wind Turbine Blade in Texas Highway Accident

31 Aug 2021, 21:13 UTC · By: Todd Halterman / Watch This Train Shred a Wind Turbine Blade on a tractor trailer in Texas Highway Accident Over the weekend in a mighty crash

 
World's Largest Hybrid Drive Wind Turbine Has 387-Ft Long Blades, Can Power 20,000 Homes
World's Largest Hybrid Drive Wind Turbine Has 387-Ft Long Blades, Can Power 20,000 Homes

23 Aug 2021, 08:13 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The world's largest wind turbine is coming from the Chinese company MingYang Smart Energy and it boats on a 794-ft diameter rotor and 387-ft long blades.

 
Crazy Small Wind Turbine Fits in Your Backpack, Charges All Handheld Electronics
Crazy Small Wind Turbine Fits in Your Backpack, Charges All Handheld Electronics

16 Jun 2021, 14:39 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / You can now go wherever the wind blows without fearing that your handheld electronics will run out of power. This tiny wind turbine has got you covered.

 
80,000 Homes Can Be Powered by This Huge, 1,000-Foot Tall Floating Grid
80,000 Homes Can Be Powered by This Huge, 1,000-Foot Tall Floating Grid

12 Jun 2021, 12:40 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The Windcatcher is the invention of a Norwegian company and it's a colossal 1000-foot tall grid that floats in the water and can power 80,000 homes