Every week we follow up on a well-read story on the website. This week: will windmills have no blades in the future?
Its wooden blades and green mast blend easily into the landscape: the Groningen windmill from EAZ Wind. The windmill is already being used by hundreds of farmers in the Netherlands.
The investment in engineering firm Modvion shows how seriously the Danes see a future for wooden wind turbines.
Over the coming years, lots of older wind turbines need to be replaced, which generates a large amount of waste that cannot yet be commercially recycled on a massive scale.
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.
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. […]
It’s been done already often enough. Harnessing the power of the sea to generate energy. Yet these mainly concern tidal power stations. Where there is […]