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July 12, 2020

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Simulating Wind Farm Development

Engineers have devised a model to describe how, in the process of establishing wind farms, interactions between developers and landowners affect energy production ...

Wind Farms on the Black Sea Coast Could Endanger Bat Populations in Eastern Europe

The Via Pontica, an important migration route for birds in Eastern Europe, runs along the Black Sea coast of Romania and Bulgaria. Bats also use this ...

Water Splitting Advance Holds Promise for Affordable Renewable Energy

A team has developed a less expensive water electrolysis system that works under alkaline conditions but still produces hydrogen at comparable rates to the currently used system that works under ...

The Complicated Future of Offshore Wind Power in the US

In recent years the US Department of Energy laid out an ambitious plan to grow the US offshore wind sector. Researchers make the case that it might not be as easy as it seems, citing specifically the ...
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Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy

Fiber optic cables, it turns out, can be incredibly useful scientific sensors. Researchers have studied them for use in carbon sequestration, groundwater mapping, earthquake detection, and monitoring ...

Designing Lightweight Glass for Efficient Cars, Wind Turbines

A new machine-learning algorithm for exploring lightweight, very stiff glass compositions can help design next-gen materials for more efficient vehicles and wind turbines. Glasses can reinforce ...

An Early Warning System for Damage in Composite Materials

A team has developed a tool to monitor changes in widely used composite materials known as fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs), which can be found in everything from aerospace and infrastructure to wind ...

Supporting Structures of Wind Turbines Contribute to Wind Farm Blockage Effect

Much about the aerodynamic effects of larger wind farms remains poorly understood. New work looks to provide more insight in how the structures necessary for wind farms affect air flow. Using a ...

Insects' Drag-Based Flight Mechanism Could Improve Tiny Flying Robots

Thrips don't rely on lift in order to fly. Instead, the tiny insects rely on a drag-based flight mechanism, staying afloat in airflow velocities with a large ratio of force to wing size. ...

Biodiversity and Wind Energy

The location and operation of wind energy plants are often in direct conflict with the legal protection of endangered species. The almost unanimous opinion of experts from local and central ...

Wind More Effective Than Cold Air at Cooling Rooms Naturally

The effectiveness of non-mechanical, low-energy methods for moderating temperature and humidity has been evaluated in a series of ...

Decarbonizing the Power Sector

Electricity supply is one of the biggest CO2 emitters globally. To keep global warming well below 2°C, several paths lead to zero emissions in the energy sector, and each has its potential ...

Boosting Wind Farmers, Global Winds Reverse Decades of Slowing and Pick Up Speed

In a boon to wind farms, average daily wind speeds are picking up across much of the globe after about 30 years of gradual slowing. Research shows that wind speeds in northern mid-latitude regions ...

Climate Impact of Hydropower Varies Widely

Hydropower is broadly considered to be much more environmentally friendly than electricity generated from fossil fuels, and in many cases this is true. However, a new study reveals that the climate ...

Superconducting Wind Turbine Chalks Up First Test Success

A superconducting rotor has been successfully tested on an active wind turbine for the first time. The researchers designed, developed, manufactured a full-size superconducting generator for a 3.6 ...

Study Shows Where Global Renewable Energy Investments Have Greatest Benefits

New study finds that the amount of climate and health benefits achieved from renewable energy depends on the country where it is installed. Countries with higher carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and ...

Where to Install Renewable Energy in US to Achieve Greatest Benefits

A new study shows that to achieve the biggest improvements in public health and the greatest benefits from renewable energy, wind turbines should be installed in the Upper Midwest and solar power ...

To Rid Electric Grid of Carbon, Shore Up Green Energy Support

Engineers, along with an economist, have created an energy model that helps to remove carbon-generated power from the US electric grid -- replacing it with a greener, financially feasible wind, solar ...

Study Casts Doubt on Carbon Capture

Current approaches to carbon capture can increase air pollution and are not efficient at reducing carbon in the atmosphere, according to new ...

Replacing Coal With Gas or Renewables Saves Billions of Gallons of Water

The transition from coal to natural gas in the US electricity sector is reducing the industry's water use, research finds. For every megawatt of electricity produced using natural gas instead of ...

Computer Models Show Clear Advantages in New Types of Wind Turbines

Researchers have modeled the fluid dynamics of multi-rotor wind turbines via high-resolution numerical simulations. The simulations demonstrate a clear advantage for a turbine model with four rotors. ...

Volleyball: The Secret to Sneaky Float Serves

A team of researchers performed wind tunnel experiments to determine the role of asymmetry caused by the orientation of a volleyball on its aerodynamic characteristics. They found that switching from ...

Model Helps Choose Wind Farm Locations, Predicts Output

The wind is always blowing somewhere, but deciding where to locate a wind farm is a bit more complicated than holding up a wet finger. Now a team of researchers has a model that can locate the best ...

New Report Deepens Understanding of Wind-Wildlife Interactions

An increase in the generation of wind energy is a key component of the U.S. strategy to reduce carbon emissions from the power sector. Approximately 97 gigawatts of wind energy production capacity ...

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