Jan van der Tempel's system can compensate for the movements of a ship against an offshore wind turbine. He has now been nominated for the Innovation Prize presented by the European Patent Office.
Every other week we take a look with sustainability expert Auke Hoekstra at what catches his eye about the preservation of our earth. This week: how a nuclear power plant need not impede green energy.
The investment in engineering firm Modvion shows how seriously the Danes see a future for wooden wind turbines.
Energy generation from wind and sun is rapidly expanding, says Rossi, CEO of Italy's largest energy company, Enel. Yet the wind turbines that we use are by no means sustainable.
Compared to onshore wind turbines and solar panels, offshore wind turbines produce the bulk of sustainable energy. That is why large wind farms are being planned in the North Sea.
The AI system warns when parts of the turbines need to be replaced, pools maintenance tasks and prevents windmills from being in each other's wind shadow.
Innovation Origins regularly talks to innovation leaders, trendsetters who are high up on the innovation ladder. Today, Estonia's Taavi Madiberk, the young CEO of Skeleton Technologies, has his say.
Even if people already have arguments against the construction of offshore windmills, there is still another obvious one besides how the horizon would be ruined. […]