Wind energy – GBRI
 

Adding another feather in the cap of Scotland’s clean energy mix, wind turbines alone met 99% of the country’s electricity requirements in the last month. Propelled by Hurricane Ophelia’s strong winds, the wind turbines in Scotland generated more than 1.7 million megawatt of power in October. Scotland’s total electricity consumption for homes, business and industry was […]

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A recent research has revealed that a deep-sea wind farm the size of India in the North Atlantic could generate enough power to meet the entire planet’s electricity requirements. Scientists have calculated that it could possibly generate an average output of 18 terawatts annually, which is roughly equal to what is consumed by the entire […]

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World-renowned carmaker General Motors has announced that it will power its factories in Ohio and Indiana completely with wind-generated electricity. The automaker has entered into wind power purchase agreements with projects in Ohio and Illinois and is buying enough power to run its Ohio and Indiana factories that manufacture the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and […]

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Wyoming is famous for its picture perfect scenic beauty; but there is another side to the beautiful Cowboy State. Wyoming has abundant reserves of coal that power most of America’s homes and businesses. Now a conservative billionaire Philip Anschutz is building the country’s largest wind farm, ironically in place called Carbon County in Wyoming. Its 1,000 turbines […]

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Although the US president is all for reviving the coal industry, there are people like Elon Musk who are working diligently to promote renewable energy. Now the Tesla CEO has come up with a plan for transitioning the entire US to renewable power. Speaking at the National Governors Association meeting this week, Musk talked about […]

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