Pros and Cons of Wind Power

Summary of Pros and Cons of Wind Power Pros: – Cheap Source of Energy – Minimal Destruction of Usable Land – Safe Cons: – Reliability of Wind – Environmental Impact on Birds and Bats – Noise Sources: Article: How Much Do Wind Turbines Cost? Article: Factsheet and Statistics Wikipedia: Cost of Electricity By … Read more

Wind Energy – Sandy Butterfield on its Evolution & Future

Wind technology has evolved to be cheap, reliable, predictable, and grid-friendly. By 2015 the industry has grown into a 0 billion dollar industry worldwide and rising, employing 88,000 in the US alone. Sandy Butterfield, President of Boulder Wind Consulting, shares an overview of the wind industry, its technological evolution and where he sees the industry … Read more

A new direction in wind energy | Dawn White | TEDxDetroit

Dawn returns to TEDxDetroit 2016 to update her talk originally presented at TEDxDetroit 2009 on the science, research and field tests of Accio Energy’s EHD (electrohydrodynamic) wind power technology. This silent, stationary and wildlife friendly source of wind energy is ready to change the world. Dr. White is a co-founder, President/CTO, and a board member … Read more

U.S. builds first offshore wind farm

In the U.S. today, wind power accounts for about five percent of all electricity generation, but a new project aims to change that. A 0 million installation off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, takes the renewable energy technology out to sea. Gov. Gina Raimondo anticipates the project is the beginning of a new … Read more