wind-turbines

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Get Smart : Meter or grid?
August 5, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Throughout the years there have been many different versions of “smart” electronics. Movies are full of ‘evil’ and ‘good’ appliances, from Robbie the Robot to R2-D2. And even some that are just part of the background, like most of the robots in Star Wars and Wall-E. The energy industry has also started to toss around […]

Not to Be Long-Winded, But…
July 23, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: __Dori__ Just can’t get enough wind energy this month. NPR featured  (recently mentioned here) T. Boone Pickens, the venerable Texas oilman, and his plans to put 2500  wind turbines in the Texas panhandle–enough to power 1.3 million homes. He is a big advocate of using more wind energy to reduce our dependence on […]

Blowing away the alternative: a case for wind power
July 7, 2008 · 2 Comments

Following up on his previous post, Wiess Energy Hall Master Docent Julian Lamborn shares his case for the further development of wind power in the US:  photo credit: s2art If coal-fired power stations were to be forced to sequester their greenhouse gases then production of electricity from wind generators would be cheaper than from coal.  There are […]


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