Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Drone footage shows world’s largest offshore windfarm – video

The world’s largest offshore windfarm has opened off the Cumbrian coast. Walney Extension covers 145 sq km of the Irish Sea and has a capacity of 659 megawatts, enough energy to power 590,000 homes World’s largest offshore windfarm opens off Cumbrian coast Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | The Guardian

Underwater video shows marine life growing at wind farm

Offshore wind proponents are touting new undersea footage that suggests a vibrant marine habitat is growing around the nation's first offshore wind farm – a five-turbine operation off Rhode Island's waters. The American Wind Energy Association, an industry trade group, says the roughly two-minute clip it posted on YouTube this week shows the potential for […]

Renewables roadshow – Broken Hill: mining the ground to mining the sun – video

It may be the spirtual home of Priscilla and Mad Max, but Australia’s first heritage-listed city is reimagining its future post mining and shifting its focus to renewable energy with large-scale wind and solar farms Transforming waste into a cleaner Cowra Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | The Guardian

Former Danish PM says investment is key to developing renewable energy – video

Helle Thorning-Schmidt, appearing on the ABC’s Q&A, says every country needs to determine the right mix of energy sources for its requirements, but the important thing is investment, planning and political will. She says Denmark started investing in its renewables strategy 30 years ago and now makes more from the export of related technology than […]

Corbyn questions Cameron on environment and women’s refuges – video

In a relatively low-key exchange at prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn questions David Cameron on the government’s environment policy, including support for solar panels and wind turbines. Corbyn also asks Cameron ‘why one third of those referred to women’s refuges in England are now being turned away’ Live updates: prime minister’s questions and […]

A Bold New Approach To Conventional Wind Energy Sources +VIDEO

August 31, 2015: The Solar Wind Downdraft Tower is the first hybrid solar-wind renewable energy technology in the market. The patented structure is comprised of a tall hollow cylinder with a water injection system near the top and wind tunnels containing turbines near the bottom. View full post on Wind Power News

No need to investigate windfarms or alien abduction, says Greens leader Richard Di Natale – video

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has slammed critics of windfarms, saying there is no need to investigate them. ‘We don’t have evidence of alien abduction – should we be spending public funds looking into it? No, we shouldn’t’, he says. Di Natale says there’s no evidence wind turbines adversely affect people’s health and that ‘every […]

David Leyonhjelm blows hot air at satirical performers protesting against windfarm inquiry – video

Independent senator David Leyonhjelm has used colourful language with a group of theatre performers outside a Senate inquiry into windfarms, telling them to ‘fuck off’. The senator was accosted by the performers – who go by the name Flat Earth Institute – and dress in medieval attire to highlight what they say are the backward […]

Cape Wind proponents take to Common, vow to continue fight: Watch the Video

Proponents of the Cape Wind project are powering full-speed ahead to try to bring the proposed wind farm to fruition, despite the termination of power contracts last month that effectively sounded the project’s death knell. “We are not giving up – we have just begun to fight,” Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said at a […]

VIDEO: Wind turbines project explained

People living in the area heard more about the scheme from project developers Norvento Wind Energy UK and Fine Energy at Southwick Community Centre on Wednesday. Norvento director Ivo Arnus said his company regarded it as a flagship development, which would benefit both the port and the surrounding area. View full post on Wind Power […]