Wind energy is safe for the environment

Study aims to address concerns that many have regarding wind turbines and their impact on the environment Two French laboratories have released a new study concerning the environmental impact of wind farms in Europe. The study focuses on the concerns that many people have regarding whether wind farms negatively impact the environment by harming wildlife or disrupting climatic events. Wind energy has found strong support throughout Europe. Several countries are working on embracing renewable energy more aggressively in order to offset the economic impact of the ongoing sovereign debt crisis.…

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RWE cuts capacity of wind energy project in half

RWE reduces capacity of offshore wind project RWE, a prominent German utility, has announced that it is significantly reducing the capacity of its Triton Knoll offshore wind warm in the North Sea. The wind farm’s capacity is being cut by half, dropping from an expected 1,200 megawatts of maximum capacity to just 600 megawatts. Wind energy has become quite popular throughout Europe, but offshore wind farms have not yet garnered the kind of support that their onshore counterparts receive. Offshore wind remains a risky investment Offshore wind projects are notoriously…

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Wind energy to hit major milestone this year

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Wind energy shows strong progress worldwide Wind energy has managed to acquire a great deal of momentum in recent years. Much of the world is beginning to grow more environmentally conscious, hence a rise in the support surrounding renewable energy. Clean power has prospects beyond the environment, however, and many countries have been turning to solar and wind energy to establish some economic stability amidst turbulent financial times. Wind energy is set to hit a major milestone in the coming months that will show how much progress this form of…

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