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June 13,2011

Following conflicting reports on the exact amount of energy Mexico generates from wind farms – accounts vary from 5000 MW to 71 000 MW – the country’s authorities are preparing an investigation to assess the true potential.

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Jun 062011
 

The small strips of solar cells seen in the front panels of today's small portable consumer, healthcare and security devices are set to become a more valuable source of free energy with help from a new advanced battery-charging integrated circuit (IC) from STMicroelectronics.

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Apr 242011
 
Future Technology | Wind Farms | Wind Power

How would you like swarms of kite-like airborne turbines spinning at high altitudes sending power down via nano-tube cable tethers to generate power for your community? This could very well be a true picture of future power harvesters according to NASA. A federal fund of $100,000 is being reserved for exploring these high-altitude, nano-tube cable […]

Nov 292010
 
Wind Farms | Wind Power | Wind Turbines

Though our scientists may claim that they are inventing something new by using wind as a source of generating energy, the truth is that wind is being used for centuries for this purpose. An example of this is an article published in 1838, which clearly shows that even in those times, wind was considered an […]

Nov 172010
 
Energy Industry | Wind Farms | Wind Power

Wind energy currently meets a mere 1.5% of global electricity generation. But scientists foresee a lot of potential in this alternative energy source. Asian countries are also trying to embrace clean and green energy. South Korea is going for an ambitious off-shore wind farm amounting to $8.3 billion. This project will be executed at the […]