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New Bladeless Wind Turbine is Bird-Friendly

September 3, 2012 / No Comments

There are no two arguments about the fact that wind turbine is an efficient way to capture wind and generate clean energy. However, they may pose a threat to flying birds and bats. The three blades, that are the feature of the wind turbines, could critically harm birds. Eighty-nine-year old military veteran Raymond Green has come out with a new design ...

Swift Wind Turbine, Harness Wind Power the Stylish Way

February 12, 2009 / 1 Comment

Generating electricity by harnessing the power of the wind in the most stylish possible way, here's another rooftop wind turbine that offers a cost effective energy source for domestic, community and industrial use. Designed by Cascade Engineering to be environmentally  sustainable, the Swift Wind Turbine uses a variety of patented technologies that makes it both safe and silent, and has a ...

The Windspire Vertical Wind Turbine by Mariah Power

December 2, 2008 / 1 Comment

The Windspire vertical wind turbine by Mariah Power is a noiseless way of powering your own home for cheap in a sustainable way. Using wind power to spin, this 29.5-foot-tall vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) it outputs 1.2 kW, will cost you some $5,000 and is able to provide 25-30% of the power needed in a typical house. Looking quite ...

Japanese Government Wants Energy Firms Weaned Off Fossil Fuels

October 8, 2008 / No Comments

Tokyo has its eyes on weaning electric, gas, and petroleum companies from fossil fuels. The Japanese government will require the big users to utilize certain amounts of nonfossil fuels - solar, hydraulic and nuclear power. The goal is for the proportion of nonfossil fuels to be 30% of the total energy supplies in Japan by 2030. It was 18% in 2005. ...

PYCO 1 Megawatt Wind Turbine, Construction Timelapse

May 22, 2008 / No Comments

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNZqNL4qZxY[/youtube] This is the construction timelapse of a big PYCO 1 megawatt wind turbine that was built from March 31st 2008 to April 4th 2008 in Lubbock, Texas. Sooner or later we will understand that we can live a life on renewable energies if we stop wasting and though they build bigger mills around the world this is a good step ...