Wind Energy

  • What Powers the Ocean's Waves?

    A combination of solar energy and the earth’s rotation is responsible for creating earth's wind systems. It is these wind systems that power the ocean waves, starting with small capillary waves, progressing to gravity waves, with their size...
    By Willie Scott August 8, 2010 

  • What's New in Wind Power Generation?

    There have been major developments in offshore wind power generation due to the UK Government’s recent offshore wind farm allocations. These have all been taken up by various wind farm operating companies who will use the latest technology for offshore...
    By Willie Scott July 25, 2010 

  • The Interstate Wind Dilemma

    In a stroke of genius, innovators have come up with designs to power our country by exploiting the traffic on our nations highways. Will these fresh new ideas change the landscape of American electricity production?
    By Matt Isaac July 23, 2010 

  • Harnessing Wind Energy with Windbelt Generator Technology

    One of the most exciting new inventions in wind energy is shorter than your forearm and costs less than $10. In this article, discover why this tiny windbelt energy generator is so important to the renewable energy movement.
    By Matt Schelke July 23, 2010 

  • How to Increase Windmill Efficiency

    Erecting a windmill in your backyard will not ensure a continuous supply of green energy. The efficiency of a windmill depends on several factors that need to be adjusted for a high efficiency windmill.
    By Raunekk July 1, 2010 

  • A Wind Farm for the Home?

    This article shows how individual home owners can determine the practicality of wind turbines for home use, including formulas. Also details possible issues and provides useful resources for people who want to learn more.
    By Erik Hinrichsen June 18, 2010 

  • Offshore Wind Turbines- Corrosion Protection of Electric Systems and Support Structures

    Offshore wind turbines are subjected to some very hazardous conditions due to the marine environment they operate in. This can lead to serious corrosion problems in the nacelle, support monopod and turbine tower, the protection of the electrical system...
    By Willie Scott March 25, 2010 

  • Offshore Wind Turbines - Installation and Operation of Turbines

    The wind turbine blades are fixed to the hub from where a shaft drives the generator through a gearbox. These are housed in the nacelle along with a control panel fed by instruments on the tail fin. The blade pitch and yaw are hydraulically operated...
    By Willie Scott February 16, 2010 

  • Offshore Wind Turbines - Fabrication and Installation of Support Structures

    Offshore wind turbines can be much larger than onshore ones, mainly due to a more constant supply of strong wind. The problem area is in the transport to the offshore wind farm location, which requires coordinating the hiring of a specialist heavy-lift...
    By Willie Scott February 15, 2010 

  • How to Make a Windmill at Home?

    Everyone of us has seen a windmill and also know about the benefits it entails. Many of us might have even thought of making one, however a small one which we can use it at home. The following article provides an opportunity to learn as to how to make...
    By Raunekk January 28, 2010 
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