Cool Gadgets that use wind power

The energy generated by harnessing wind is actually a formidable and potential source of energy that is readily available in certain places. Wind has been used for centuries and even in present times wind power has not lost its significance, rather... read more...

Wind Power versus Hydroelectric Energy – which is best?

Hydro We have a proud 100-year history as owner, operator and developer of hydroelectric generation providing the basis of our renewable energy business and expertise. Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners portfolio presently owns and operates over... read more...

The Main Renewable Energy Sources

The worldwide battle against climate change has without a doubt encouraged both developing and developed nations to reduce the carbon dioxide emission. Participants of the Kyoto Protocol strategically lead the world to various emission reduction... read more...

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wind energy fact versus myth

Wind Energy Fact versus Myth

For some reason bull poop flocks to wind turbine more than any other source of energy. (Nuclear power giving superpowers is probably a close second.) The reasons why are unclear, but the wind energy seems to be an especially big target for false... read more...

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The United States Hits New Energy Record

The United States set a massive new energy record for the country in late 2015. The United States is now producing 70 gigawatts of wind-generated electricity. So how big of a deal is this? Well, 70 gigawatts of power are capable of powering 19... read more...

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10 things to Know about Wind Power

Wind power is one of the ‘big three’ in clean energy production in the United States. Along with solar power and biomass, wind energy contains the potential to end our energy dependence on fossil fuels, and make it possible to be completely energy... read more...

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Rental cars that run on Wind

Typically, wind energy has been kept to those massive turbines that produce energy for communities. There have been some smaller turbines like the Trinity turbines, which come in a wide variety of different sizes. However, one thing remains... read more...

police plan to install a wind turbine

Police plan to install a wind turbine

The use of personal wind turbines is a new idea, but one that is growing substantially. Solar power and fireplaces have typically been the environmental option for personal homes and businesses to go green. Wind turbines were typically placed way... read more...

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Is wind turbine syndrome real?

Wind turbines often stand in the distance, tall, unmoving structures, sometimes solitary, sometimes in groups. These massive machines gently spin in the breeze, almost silently, producing green electricity through the power of wind. Wind turbines... read more...

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Home Wind Energy

Solar power has become quite prominent as the at home option for clean energy use. Solar panels mounted on a roof or used to heat water is a popular choice for alternative energy around the world. Is it the only choice though? Could wind turbines be... read more...

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Does Wind Power Kill Birds?

Does wind power kill birds? If I am to be perfectly intellectually honest I have to say yes. Yes, wind turbines do kill birds. But that is a very short answer to a somewhat complicated question. Bird deaths are not something the wind power industry... read more...

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Climate Change is Boosting Wind Energy Production

Wind energy is becoming more and more prevalent throughout the country. The plains of the Midwest offer some of the best potential for wind collection due to their open nature. These plains often have very little objects in the way to slow the wind... read more...

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Wind Energy Trees

One thing is for certain, we are perfectly willing to deal with something ugly and something that goes completely against conventional aesthetic, if it’s for a reason. We are fickle creatures, but in general, we are willing to look at something ugly... read more...

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A new type of wind energy looks like grass

When I say wind turbine, you probably picture a giant fan-like contraption. A tower with three rotating blades out in the middle of nowhere, gathering the wind to produce electricity. We’ve talked about numerous designs for turbines, horizontal... read more...