Posts tagged: Technology

Hidden Rainforest Birds Tracked in 3D

Bird lovers from Beethoven to ornithology legend Luis Baptista thrilled to the vocalizations of rainforest birds. Now, scientists with high-tech listening technology are gaining a far deeper understanding of bird behavior from their songs. Read More…

Wednesday October 19th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hidden Rainforest Birds Tracked in 3D

How China Can Ramp Up Wind Power

China has an opportunity to massively increase its use of wind power — if it properly integrates wind into its existing power system, according to a newly published MIT study. The study forecasts that wind power could provide 26 percent of China’s projected electricity demand by 2030, up from 3 percent in 2015. Such a […]

Friday September 30th, 2016 in , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How China Can Ramp Up Wind Power

President Obama gets chastized over wind turbine energy

President Obama was criticized during a debate with Governor Mitt Romney for investing $16.4 billion, in solar and wind turbine energy technology and providing tax breaks. Many trade professionals argue both sides of of the issue. The disadvantages include the fact that wind energy costs more than gas-fired plants to produce; audible, and low frequency noises; brush fires as a […]

Sunday October 7th, 2012 in , , , , , | Comments Off on President Obama gets chastized over wind turbine energy

Wind Farms Warming up the Earth

By Eric Niiler Published May 05, 2012 Discovery News New research finds that wind farms actually warm up the surface of the land underneath them during the night, a phenomenon that could put a damper on efforts to expand wind energy as a green energy solution. Researchers used satellite data from 2003 to 2011 to […]

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Turbines Create Water

Water is all around us – even in the desert – in the form of moisture in the air. A new wind turbine prototype uses the power of the wind to extract that moisture. Australian farmers have been using renewable energy for over 130 years in the form of windmills used to pump water from […]

Tuesday April 17th, 2012 in , , , | Comments Off on Turbines Create Water