Archive for the ‘Wind Energy’ Category

World Focus produced a story on the use of sustainability platforms in the construction of homes in Copenhagen, Denmark. I have always heard of the concept being in a position of having your power meter to “spin backwards”. One actually gets to see this occur in this story. How would you like to have a monthly energy bill of $15? Many countries are adopting these practices at a fast pace. In the US, there are regions that are starting to support sustainability.

Housing developments in Denmark slash energy use with sustainable engineering

sustainable engineering with world focus

World Focus in copenhagen - sustainable engineering with msmf


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Excellent article / update on some upcoming research conducted in the area of wind energy at Clemson University.

Next-generation wind turbines and drive trains will be tested by the Clemson University Restoration Institute, thanks to a US $45 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Clemson University Restoration Institute and its partners will combine the grant with $53 million of matching funds, to build and operate a large-scale wind turbine drive train testing facility at the institute’s research campus on the former Navy base.

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The following clips will give those that are not familiar with renewable energy an accurate insight into this world.

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