Posts Tagged ‘Better’

Finding better wind energy potential with the new European Wind Atlas

New work details the limitations of methods that use the European Wind Atlas and the Global Wind Atlas and how it influenced the development of the New European Wind Atlas WASHINGTON D.C., September 6, 2017 — Over the last 25 years, the world has seen an increased dependency on wind energy that promises to continue […]

Batteries Have Gotten Better, but There’s Still Room for Improvement

“Every technology has improved over the years except batteries! Why can't someone invent a better battery?” Man, if I had a nickel for every time I've heard someone say that – well, I'd have about $17.50. In fact, though, the average gadget fan is missing three huge points about batteries. View full post on Wind […]

For a secure energy future, there are far better investments than Hinkley | John Sauven

The nuclear project is outdated and expensive – the UK should be focussing time and money on renewables, interconnectors, storage, smart grids and efficiency Hinkley Point C, the multibillion pound nuclear deal, years in the making, is on the cusp of unravelling. At the last minute, the government has hit the pause button in order […]

Big effort to better understand bats takes wing in 31 states

In this Aug. 6, 2009, file photo, bats take flight outside the Old Tunnel Wildlife Management Area near Fredericksburg, Texas. Researchers with the North American Bat Monitoring Program are conducting pilot acoustic surveys to detect the high-pitched frequencies emitted by the flying mammals to capture bugs in flight and navigate in the dark. View full […]

Obama: ‘No Measure By Which We’re Not Better Off Now than…

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President Obama Is Rebuked By a Better Man

The conventional wisdom is that Barack Obama is a nice guy but an incompetent president. I think this gives him too much credit. View full post on Wind Power News

Can YOU hear wind farms? Researchers prove human hearing is better…

Wind farms are not only a blight on the landscape, the noise of these giant structures can make you ill. This is the controversial claim of some turbine opponents who infrasound from the rotor blades and wind flow is damaging our health. View full post on Wind Power News

Confederation Bridge better route for electrical cables, premier agrees

The federal government is not willing to place the new electrical cables connecting P.E.I. to the mainland on the Confederation Bridge, says Premier Wade MacLauchlan. Hanging electrical cables to supply P.E.I. on the Confederation Bridge would be a better option than going underwater, but the federal government won’t agree to that option, says Premier Wade […]

Does bigger mean better for wind energy?

The Obama administration’s solution for expanding wind power nationwide is to construct taller, more technologically advanced wind turbines that likely will be more difficult and expensive to build. The Department of Energy used last week’s Windpower 2015 Conference to issue a report that shows how the large turbines can spread the promise of wind energy […]

Switch on to better deals from minnows

AS the time to switch on the heating again looms, energy groups are urging consumers to cut their winter bills by looking beyond the big suppliers to smaller competitors. AS the time to switch on the heating again looms, energy groups are urging consumers to cut their winter bills by looking beyond the big suppliers […]