Siemens Gamesa Changes CEO, Announces Job Cuts as Part of New Focus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 08 May 2024 14:19:38 +0000

Siemens Energy announced an overhaul of its struggling wind power division on May 8, unveiling plans for a new CEO for its wind turbine business and also saying job cuts […]

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Elegant Wind Turbine Blades Made Of Wood Can Outperform Composites

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 03 May 2024 17:17:05 +0000

Wooden wind turbine blades can outperform conventional composites while reducing costs and improving recycling rates.

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Behind the Blades: How Cris Hein Helps Bats & Wind Turbines Share the Sky

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2024 23:37:20 +0000

Like most everyone, Cris Hein thought all bats were vampire bats. That was 25 years ago, before NREL’s lead environmental scientist began researching the world’s only flying mammal. Hein always appreciated wildlife. Growing up in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, he liked camping during family vacations and always enjoyed nature … [continued]

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The WindRunner Cometh: Game Over For Foes Of Wind Farms

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 15:15:19 +0000

A US startup has hatched a new plan to bring supersized wind turbines to onshore wind farms, opening up new opportunities for development.

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300 Million Home Sales Prove It: Wind Turbines Don’t Kill Property Values After All

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 15:15:16 +0000

Yet another study pulls the rug out from under the “property values” argument against wind turbines and utility-scale wind farms.

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Letters To The Editor: Opinions From Poo-Poo’ers

Credit to Author: Letters to the Editor| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2024 21:20:08 +0000

We get a solid amount of…interesting…. email from clean tech doubters and outright haters. We recently launched a “Letters to the editor” section, and well, I decided to run a smattering of the commentary that CleanTechnica receives (slash have to deal with) on the daily, just for your entertainment. Enjoy. … [continued]

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400 US Farmers Enlisted In New Rural Wind Power Smackdown

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:40:18 +0000

The Biden administration aims to recruit 400 farmers to help tap into vast reserves of untapped wind power in the US.

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Instant Offshore Floating Wind Turbine: Just Remove Tower

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2024 03:51:51 +0000

A sleek new design for a floating offshore wind turbine cuts the cost of wind power by cutting mass to the bone.

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20 Teams Win First Phase of Wind Turbine Materials Recycling Prize

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 17:30:26 +0000

 Winning Teams Submitted Creative Solutions To Boost U.S. Wind Energy Industry Sustainability Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced … [continued]

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