Tag: wind speeds


Efforts to promote and develop new forms of sustainable energy have pushed wind power to the forefront. However, this type of power comes with a cost — as it often interferes with birds’ and bats’ migration, killing hundreds of thousands Read more…


OrganoWorld, a company based in Montreal, Canada, has developed a wind turbine able to harness energy at low wind speeds. Concerned about the effects of global climate change, chemical engineer Frederick Churchill began to explore the use of wind energy. Read more…


A downed turbine is a money-losing turbine, and so knowing the current status of a wind turbine at any point in time is important for achieving a high uptime record. Sensors on a wind turbine therefore are extremely important for Read more…


An Australian company called Renewable Energy Solutions Australia Holdings Ltd. (RESA) has created what it says is a super quiet and efficient wind energy turbine. Suggestively called Eco Whisper, the wind turbine employs 30 smaller ones capped with a specially


What is a wake? It is small island in the Pacific. However, in this case it is the region of recirculating air flow immediately behind a moving solid body, caused by the air flow of surrounding air around the wind Read more…


A Skystream 600 could provide up to 80 percent of an average home’s energy requirements. Southwest Windpower recently unveiled its newest and most efficient small wind turbine at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The Skystream Read more…


According to Phoenix, Arizona resident Dick Hales, the turbulence created by commercial jets sitting on the runway waiting to take off is a prime source of wind energy, but to date no one has thought of a way to harness Read more…

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