Research Into Converting Solar and Wind Power. The challenge of adopting a high percentage of renewable energy sources such as solar and wind, into the electric grid is dealing with the intermittent nature of these sources. Researchers around the world are working to develop a cost effective method of storing electrical energy produced from clean […]

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Some People Live For Risky Base Jumping . It takes a special kind of person to do low level base jumping. The ground is not that far away and the dangers are very real. Add the extra effort needed to climb to the top of a wind turbine and then walk out on the stalled blade, […]

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Maintaining a Nuclear Energy Plant is No Small Task. This next video is a bit of a commercial for Siemens Energy division but really we should give credit where credit is due. The technology that they have developed not just to be able to produce clean electricity from gigantic wind turbines far out in the […]

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Sunbathing on a Giant Wind Turbine Looks like a Blast! As you can probably figure out if you read my posts, I am a little bit addicted to technology and science. Three of my favorite new technologies are wireless communications, remote controlled drones and off course giant wind turbines.

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How a Wind Turbine Works is a Very Simple Process. Have you ever wondered how a wind turbine manage to turn the power in the wind to electricity that can run your home. The process is relatively simple compared to say nuclear fission or fusion processes and even simpler than coal generation.

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At Last a Portable Wind Turbine We Can Afford. Wind turbine technology has progressed to the point where offshore units are now being planned that are 5 Megawatts and larger in capacity. The turbines are getting more powerful and the towers are getting taller but what about wind energy for home or even portable power? […]

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A New Type of Wind Energy Technology from the University of Windsor. An engineering design team composed of students from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada are working on a project that aims to build a generator using a new wind energy technology.

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Shrouded Turbine Design – There is something new for wind energy In 2014, over 83 countries in the world used wind power as sources of renewable energy for their electricity grid, with Denmark generating the most energy with 40% of its total electricity needs met by wind energy alone.

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University Students Build Prototype Wind Turbine Harnessing the power of the wind is one of the most researched fields when it comes to mankind’s relentless search for sustainable and clean energy sources. In the end this research has led us to the invention and refinement of modern wind turbines.

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  What in the world are Vortex Wind Generators? It wasn’t until the accident on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge that the idea of creating new Vortex wind-driven generators was discovered. That is a new and innovative method that uses wind as a natural source of energy. 

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