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Steering wind power in a new direction: Study shows how to improve production at wind farms

July 2, 2019

What’s good for one is not always best for all. Solitary wind turbines produce the most power when…
Improving wind power for energy production

May 22, 2019

Scientists have released the first of several reports with findings that could help officials manage wind power facilities…
Wind turbines to venture out into the deep sea

April 25, 2019

Floating offshore wind turbines are gaining ground. A new Danish project aims to make it cheaper and easier…
DNV GL issues landmark study of R&D pathways for supersized wind turbine blades

March 8, 2019

DNV GL today released an in-depth study, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,…
Perceptions play big role in how residents feel about wind energy

February 13, 2019

When local residents feel the planning process for building wind turbines is fair and open, their perceptions of…
Stronger, lighter, greener magnets

January 19, 2019

New Argonne invention could advance technologies from golf carts to wind turbines. A new magnet technology invented at…
Wind turbines make robins lose their main weapon – lower pitched singing

December 28, 2018

People love robins. They are cute little birds with very nice voices. In Britain they are associated with…
DTU creates a new way of testing wind turbine blades

December 19, 2018

During their lifetime wind turbine blades are exposed to highly dynamic loads, resulting from cyclic changes in gravity…
Danish research to strengthen the design of floating wind turbines

October 30, 2018

Offshore wind turbines win more and more terrain on the sea all over the world. This is the…
Windier Windfarms

October 5, 2018

You’ve probably seen them, perhaps on long roadtrips: wind turbines with enormous, hypnotic rolling blades, harnessing the clean…
Here is the world’s largest wind turbine blade

March 23, 2018

When Denmark began exporting wind turbines in the 1980s, the blades had a length of approximately seven metres.…
New method to discover how cracks and failure evolve in composite material used for wind turbine blades

March 12, 2018

DTU Wind Energy has in a collaboration with LM Wind Power found a new method to observe how fatigue damages…
New recyclable resin makes wind turbines much more sustainable

February 20, 2018

Fields of spinning wind turbines inspire thoughts of earth-friendly energy, but until now, generating wind power hasn’t been…
Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency electrolysis cells

February 19, 2018

An electrolysis cell uses electricity to split, e.g., water molecules (H2O) into hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2). In…
Wind turbine heights and capacities have increased over the past decade

November 30, 2017

Wind turbines in the United States have grown in both average height and capacity over the past decade,…
Repowering wind turbines adds generating capacity at existing sites

November 9, 2017

Repowering older wind turbines, which involves replacing aging turbines or components, is becoming more common in the United…
One tough bird: Greater prairie-chickens pay turbine fields no mind

August 15, 2017

Rapid development of wind energy across the Great Plains has spurred concern about potential effects on grassland birds,…
The wind turbines at Østerild do not influence the birds negatively

June 14, 2017

A new study makes it clear that the wind turbines do not bother birds and bats at National…
Offshore wind turbines vulnerable to Category 5 hurricane gusts

June 8, 2017

Offshore wind turbines built according to current standards may not be able to withstand the powerful gusts of…
Concrete for taller wind turbine towers passes tests, could help expand wind energy nationwide

May 25, 2017

Sri Sritharan called up a digital map of the United States and pointed to a dark blue band…
Wind Turbines Affect Behavior of Desert Tortoise Predators

May 4, 2017

How a wind energy facility is designed can influence the behavior of animal predators and their prey, according…
Research aims to protect eagles from wind turbines

May 3, 2017

New research from Oregon State University will aim to make eagles less likely to collide with wind-turbine blades.…
Wind Turbine Like a Hummingbird Wings

March 6, 2017

A new wind turbine, designed by a Tyer Wind company features dual oscillating blades that mimic the figure-8 motion of…
Dutch Passenger Trains Will Run On Wind Energy

January 20, 2017

National Duch rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) announced that that 100 percent of its passenger trains will be…
Four-in-one wind turbine

December 21, 2016

Vestas’ new demonstration wind turbine at the DTU Risø Campus is a radical new approach to making the…
Wind turbines may have beneficial effects for crops, according to new research

December 12, 2016

A multi-year study led by an Iowa State University scientist suggests the turbines commonly used in the state…
Three turbine manufacturers provide more than 75% of U.S. wind capacity

November 30, 2016

EIA recently started collecting data on wind turbine manufacturers, turbine models, and other wind plant attributes in the…
Researchers keen to learn what causes fires in wind turbines

November 13, 2016

When a fire breaks out in a wind turbine, it often spreads quickly and uncontrollably. Destructive fires are…
Typhoon Turbine That Generates Power

September 29, 2016

Wind turbines are green energy sources, but when it gets too windy it could be damaged. That really cuts…
Wind turbine study measures small effect on local climate

May 2, 2016

Newly published research has shown that the action of wind turbines has a measurable effect on the local…
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