Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘wind farms’

Five myths about wind energy

Five myths about wind energy

  The installation of wind farms for the production of renewable energy is continually growing. US, EU and China, the three major players in this industry have very aggressive plans for the next 10-20 years. As the wind energy industry grows, the myths surrounding wind energy also increase. The 5 most important myths are summarized [...]

Residents close to wind farms should receive energy bill discounts

Residents close to wind farms should receive energy bill discounts

Residents should be offered discounts on their energy bills and free energy efficiency measures when wind farms are built in their community, the Local Government Association said today. Using a “community tariff” to share the financial benefits of renewable energy generation with local communities is one of nine ideas in a new LGA report on [...]

Tilting At Wind Farms

Tilting At Wind Farms

A way to make wind power smoother and more efficient that exploits the inertia of a wind turbine rotor could help solve the problem of wind speed variation, according to research published in the International Journal of Power Electronics. Wind power is being touted as a clean and inexhaustible energy source across the globe, but [...]

Europe’s Energy Future Changed Today

Europe’s Energy Future Changed Today

For the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the Renewable Energy Directive, agreed today, confirms Europe as the leader of the energy revolution the world needs. The target means that more than one third of EU electricity must come from renewables in 2020 and wind energy will be the biggest contributor. Moreover, the directive addresses existing [...]


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