Posts Tagged ‘twice’

Sandia wants to make giant wind turbines twice the size of football fields

When life gives you hurricanes, make wind energy. The awesome and indeed terrifying power of Mother Nature is rarely on display more violently than during one of these destructive storms, but now, scientists are learning how to create a silver lining in the angry clouds. View full post on Wind Power News

Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

Oceana report claims Atlantic offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling. As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a new report Wednesday that claims harnessing offshore wind in the Atlantic would produce twice the energy […]

Poor nations go for solar, wind at twice the rate of rich ones

A study of 55 nations — including China, Brazil, South Africa, Uruguay and Kenya — found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013. The 143 per cent growth in renewables in those markets compares with an 84 per cent rate in wealthier nations, which installed 213 megawatts, according to a report […]