#Wind

Wind turbines can breathe new life into our warming seas

Deep Dive

Offshore wind is set to move further and further from shore, as demand for renewable energy grows and new floating turbine technology makes deep-water expansion possible. However, for the first time, large areas of the UK continental shelf now open for development are “seasonally stratified”. David Attenborough has...

Denmark presses ahead with £25bn artificial wind energy island

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A new agreement between Danish political parties has cleared the way for the creation of a massive clean energy hub in the North Sea. The £25bn artificial “energy island” is set to be the largest construction project in Danish history and will sit 50 miles off the Danish...

The Global offshore wind industry is booming despite COVID

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Good news for the climate crisis. Stats released this month show the global offshore wind industry is booming. Stats from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) for the first half of this year shows a huge 319% increase in the industry vs 2019. As other industries have slummed as they...

The University of Queensland builds its own solar farm

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In a world first, Australian university builds own solar farm to offset 100% of its electricity use Limiting global warming to well below 2℃ this century requires carbon emissions to reach net zero by around 2050. Australian households have done much to support the transition via rooftop solar...

New Arctic station set to swap diesel for sun, wind, and hydrogen

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The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) has initiated a project to boost Russia's green credentials in the arctic. The project is called the "Arctic Hydrogen Energy Applications and Demonstrations" (or, rather cleverly, simply AHEAD) is spearheaded by the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG)...

No wind up. Europe could use onshore wind capacity to smash global energy demand

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A study from the University of Sussex has revealed that Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms. The new analysis from the University of Sussex and Aarhus University looked at all suitable sites for onshore...