Wind Energy (trends, issues)

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Article theconversation.com

The science behind frozen wind turbines – and how to keep them spinning through the winter - The Conversation


Wind turbines in cold areas typically include methods for removing and repelling ice, but those methods can waste energy. There's a better way.

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Article arstechnica.com

Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be | Ars Technica - Ars Technica


The turbines withstood some serious gusts.

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Article blogs.scientificameric...

Wind Energy Is One of the Cheapest Sources of Electricity, and It's Getting Cheaper - Scientific American Blog Network


2017, A comprehensive survey of the wind industry shows wind energy is routinely purchased in bulk for just two cents per kilowatt-hour—and turbines are only getting cheaper, bi...

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Article nrel.gov

America's Wind Energy Future Looks Seaward | News | NREL


NREL research supports emerging offshore wind industry

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Article reneweconomy.com.au

Plunging costs make solar, wind and battery storage cheaper than coal - RenewEconomy (2018)


Tender by major US utility puts the cost of wind plus battery storage and solar plus battery storage below the cost of existing coal plants. It indicates that the cost of large-...

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Article arstechnica.com

Cost of wind keeps dropping, and there’s little coal, nuclear can do to stop it - Ars Technica


2017: "An annual look at the costs of generating power. Though a lot has changed since 2016, not much has changed for energy economics in the US. The cost of wind generation ...

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Article technologyreview.com

The World’s Largest Wind Turbines - MIT Technology Review


Sustainable Energy: The World’s Largest Wind Turbines Have Started Generating Power in England. A single revolution of a turbine’s blades can power a home for 29 hours.

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Article freightwaves.com

Shipping wind turbines is not a breeze - FreightWaves - FreightWaves (2019)


It takes a year of advance planning and up to 10 loads to move a single monster turbine.

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Article news.stanford.edu

Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery to store solar and wind energy - Stanford News (2018)


Stanford scientists have developed a manganese-hydrogen battery that could fill a missing piece in the nation’s energy puzzle.

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Article news.harvard.edu

Large-scale wind power has its down side – Harvard - Harvard Gazette (2018)


Researchers have determined that large-scale wind power would require more land and cause more environmental impact than previously thought.

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Article unreasonable.is

It's Time to Change the Narrative About Clean Energy - UNREASONABLE.is (2016)


The clean energy conversation has become part of a larger culture war that fits neatly into the media’s all-too-predictable tendency of false equivalence. It's time for that to ...

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The Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power's Biggest Problems - Bloomberg


Bloomberg Published on Jun 22, 2016 Hello World’s Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik to see the next part of the green energy story. He fo...

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Article vox.com

Wind energy: turbines are getting taller, bigger, and more powerful - Vox - Vox (2018)


The latest model has blades longer than football fields.

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Article bloomberg.com

Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They’re Outgrowing Subsidies - Bloomberg (2019)


The government aid renewable energy developers once relied on is fading away "For years, wind and solar power were derided as boondoggles. They were too expensive, the argume...

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Article gspp.berkeley.edu

The US can reach 90 percent clean electricity by 2035 - University of California, Berkeley


The US can reach 90 percent clean electricity by 2035, dependably and without increasing consumer bills | News Center | News Center the-us-can-reach-90-percent-clean-electricity...

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Article economist.com

NextEra, America’s most valuable energy firm | Business - The Economist


Owner of FPL, Florida Power & Light, and a big player in wind and solar energy... The clean-energy utility has surpassed ExxonMobil in market capitalisaion—and shows no signs...

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Article economist.com

A worrying windfall - The wind-power boom set off a scramble for balsa wood in Ecuador - The Economist


It has had unintended consequences

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