Posts tagged: wind turbine

World’s Largest Wind Turbine Will Be Taller Than Empire State Building

By: Lorraine Chow When it comes to the latest wind turbine technologies, size matters. A group of six institutions and universities is designing an offshore wind turbine that will stand 500 meters in height. That’s taller than the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building. The research team, led by researchers at the University of Virginia, believes that its wind turbine concept will […]

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LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Target Three Years Ahead of Schedule

Company builds wind turbine made entirely of LEGO bricks to celebrate The LEGO group now says it is running entirely on renewable energy after reaching its 100 per cent target three years ahead of schedule. The company achieved its ambitious goal due to the completion of a 258 megawatt offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea, building a giant wind turbine made entirely of […]

Innovative Projects to Harness Green Energy for a Cleaner Future

By: Carrie Ann As awareness about the harmful effects of the conventional sources of energy is spreading, researchers, as well as investors, are incorporating renewable energy resources as much as possible. Right from solar farms to massive wind turbine systems, organizations are collecting energy in humongous amounts of the wind, water, and the sun and […]

Storing Wind Power in a Giant Flow Battery

By: Tessel Renzenbrink A 100 m tall wind turbine is being erected at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) test facility. Once construction is completed the testing of one of Germany’s largest batteries can begin. Under the header of RedoxWind project, ICT has been developing a large-scale redox-flow battery. The aim is to […]

Saudi Arabia will Invest Tens of Billions in Renewable Energy

By: Jason Lemon Saudi Arabia plans to become a “solar powerhouse” and invest tens of billions in renewable energy sources. Currently, less than 1 percent of Saudi Arabia’s energy is renewable. The kingdom’s economy relies primarily on oil production. Energy, Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that Riyadh will invest between $30 to $50 […]