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Are Home Wind Turbines Doomed to Fail?

A British study warns that home wind turbines are only generating a fraction of electricity promised by the manufacturers while some even fail to provide enough energy to run the turbine's electronics. The survey conducted…

750 MW Offshore Wind Farm off the Coast…

A 250 turbine wind farm planned to be built about 10 miles offshore in Wales has just been approved. The project will (hopefully) begin feeding electricity to the grid in 2012, and will have a…

Wind Power Output Could Triple With New Design

Wind turbines usually lose up to 40 percent of potential energy because wind flow is not optimised past the turbine blades. The new FloDesign Wind Turbine takes design cues from jet engine designs in order…

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Swift Rooftop Wind-Turbine comes to the U.S.

A home wind turbine already installed at 250 sites in Scotland is now being sold in the U.S. Cascade Engineering said Monday. The Swift wind turbine is available in the U.S. and Canada now and…