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Wind Turbine with Built-in Hydroelectric Storage

Written by , on November 8, 2016

The German company Max Boegl Wind AG and GE Renewable Energy are collaborating on the first wind farm with an integrated hydropower plant.  Read more »

World’s First Kite-driven Power Station

Written by , on October 7, 2016

What is thought to be the world’s first non-experimental, kite-driven power station is to be be established offshore in Southern Scotland.  Read more »

Study: Operating Wind Farms Don’t Harm Birds But …

Written by , on April 13, 2012

The results of one of the most comprehensive, independent studies of the effects of wind farms on birds has been published in the Journal of Applied Ecology. The study, carried out by naturalists and ornithologists from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), the Scottish Natural Heritage and the British Trust for Ornithology, […]  Read more »