Wind energy opponents often claim nearby turbines will send home values plummeting, but a new U.S. study says it just ain’t so.
Vestas factories in Colorado will manufacture the blades, towers and nacelles for the company’s new V110-2.0 MW turbine to be used at wind farms in the United States.
The Port of Hamburg is a low-wind site but Eurogate figures to get plenty of power with a sky-high tower and a turbine with a gargantuan rotor sweep.
GE and Sandia National Labs say they’ve gleaned insights that could quiet wind turbines, and a 1 decibel noise drop means 2 percent more power.
The Germany company Nordex cites “unpredictable extensions” of the production tax credit in announcing it will close an Arkansas nacelle manufacturing plant.
At the top of the wind world, GE combines wind and energy storage.
An update on teacher Aaron Sebens and the determined 4th graders that took their classroom off the grid!