Author Archive | Glenn Ward

UK is the world’s biggest producer of wind energy

With the opening of the Thanet Wind Farm last month the UK is now the largest producer of wind energy in the world. The Thanet Wind Farm started sending power to the UK electric grid last week. It sits, at its closest, about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) off the shore of Foreness Point, which is […]

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Sycamore Design Could Revolutionise Wind Power

A sycamore seed design may be set to revolutionize the wind power industry. British engineers have designed a giant wind turbine called the Aerogenerator that would rotate on its axis mimicking the way sycamore seeds fly. The Aerogenerator has two arms coming out of its base to form a V-shape, with rigid “sails” mounted along […]

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