Posts Tagged ‘Science’

Alleged government war against science is utter nonsense

In this newest century of activism, advocacy and the shameless politicization of every facet of government, the Department of Energy has released a complex and sober assessment of our energy grid. Mark Mills, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, called it, “the perfect government report: a tutorial chock full of useful data, along with observations […]

Suzlon opens blade science center in Denmark

The center, in Vejle, Denmark, will focus on developing blades and control systems to help maximize levelized cost of energy in wind turbines. Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Group announced on Feb. 1 the opening of its new Blade Science Center in Vejle, Denmark. View full post on Wind Power News

Superpower struggles: India’s science test

India is one of the leading nations in wind power and it has ambitious goals for increasing solar power over the next decade. With her jeans, T-shirt and spirited attitude, Tapasya Srivastava could pass for a student as she works in her brightly lit cancer-biology lab on the University of Delhi South Campus. View full […]

This week in science: stardrive?

There is great excitement in some corners of the space exploration community this week, as several NASA people opened up a discussion with engineers and others outside the agency over a mysterious, possibly radically new type of engine : After consistent reports of thrust measurements from EM Drive experiments in the US, UK, and China […]

Indian Lake science students learn about Honda wind turbines

Honda Transmission Manufacturing is helping to spur student interest in new state-of-the-art structures near Indian Lake Schools. HTM Wind Turbine Project Leader Joe Wauben spoke to a group of about 100 Indian Lake science students this past week. View full post on Wind Power News

Removal of anti-windfarm group’s charity status is a ‘victory for science’

Greens say decision by regulator to remove Waubra Foundation’s tax-deductible status is ‘a victory for science and a victory for public health’ The decision to deregister a controversial anti-wind farming group as a charity proves the organisation has been “pulling the wool over people’s eyes”, renewable energy groups say. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission […]

MHI Conducts Science Class on Wind Power Generation to Elementary…

On September 3 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. conducted a science class by request at Yoshima Dai-ni Elementary School in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, as part of its corporate social responsibility activities. View full post on Wind Power News

Science Matters: Wind power opponents blow hot air

Opposition to windmills often centres on health effects, but what is it about wind power that causes people to feel ill? According to recent research, it may not be the infrasound from wind-energy installations but, oddly enough, the warnings from opponents. View full post on Wind Power News

Science proves wind energy is safe

When new technologies become prevalent, it is human nature to study the risks that may accompany them. View full post on Wind Power News

Mini Wind Turbine Generator science project

Small scale wind turbine. Powers LED and electronic buzzer.