Posts Tagged ‘Researchers’

Stanford researchers test public receptiveness to different wind energy turbines

With global carbon emissions on the rise, wind power continues to be an attractive option for states and countries looking to limit fossil fuel use and increase renewable energy. Wind already accounts for over 5 percent of electricity generation in the United States. View full post on Wind Power News

Chinese researchers develop solar cell that can charge in rain

We are always in the search alternative sources of energy, mostly from renewable resources. In practice, that usually translates to solar and wind power, mostly the former. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers’ idea will blow you away: 656-foot long blades on wind turbines

A wind turbine turns as giant turbine blades lie awaiting new construction at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado in March 2009. A wind turbine turns as giant turbine blades lie awaiting new construction at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado in March 2009. 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

ISU researchers study ice on turbines, airplanes

Winter is the worst season for wind turbines. The build up of ice can cause costly damage, and researchers at to study the effects of ice on wind turbine blades. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers Discover Solar Wind Energy Source that Could Revolutionize Nuclear Power

Using data collected by NASA ‘s Wind solar probe, scientists have identified an energy source that causes solar winds to heat up and accelerate as they travel further away from their source. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers Calculate Maximum Energy Potential From Wind

Wind turbines could power half the world’s future energy demands with minimal environmental impact, according to new research published by University of Delaware and Stanford University scientists in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power not enough to affect global climate, researchers find

That is the conclusion of a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory climate scientist and collaborators who studied the geophysical limits to global wind power in a paper appearing in the Sept. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers getting first data from Lake Mi…

The idea is to see if it’s viable to put high-tech windmills in the lake, and convert its strong breezes into electricity. View full post on Wind Power News