Tag: wind power
Mythbusting: The footprint of renewable energy
Published at 25. 03. 2020 | Written by Eva Almasiova
Even though solar panels and wind turbines are not releasing any emissions or toxins while they generate energy, we can’t say the same thing about the way they are manufactured. Not to mention their recycling process which is still quite patchy. How …
European Countries Smashing Records for Wind Power Generation – Wind Power V.
Published at 04. 07. 2019 | Written by Radoslav Stompf
Renewable energy sources are predicted to become the world’s main source of power within two decades. Countries across Europe are increasingly welcoming this trend – and wind power is one of the driving forces. In fact, in March, various European cou…
The Future - Wind Power IV.
Published at 27. 06. 2019 | Written by Tibor Tarabek
Wind energy generation has made significant strides since the first windmills were built some 5000 years ago. Humankind keeps discovering new and exciting ways of converting the wind’s kinetic energy into usable energy for our tasks. The 20th century…
The Modern Wind Turbine - Wind Power III.
Published at 20. 06. 2019 | Written by Branislav Safarik
You’ve already seen it, probably not too long ago. If you live in the countryside, you might live near one. The three-bladed, horizontal-axis wind turbine, a distinct, modern symbol of renewable energy and the most common method of wind energy genera…
First Blows of Energy Independence - Wind Power II.
Published at 13. 06. 2019 | Written by Tibor Tarabek
Wind power has been used to generate energy for over 5000 years, the 20th century marked a new and distinct era as the wind was being increasingly used to produce electricity, a much-needed resource in an industrializing world. This period was define…
Which Way the Wind is Blowing - Wind Power I.
Published at 06. 06. 2019 | Written by Radoslav Stompf
Wind occurs during the natural motion of air within Earth’s atmosphere. Similar to solar power, it is a form of renewable energy that has been known since prehistoric times and it can be found in almost every region across the world. Arguably the old…