Energy & Green Tech

Offshore wind farms could disturb marine mammal behavior

When an offshore wind farm pops up, there is a period of noisy but well-studied and in most cases regulated construction. Once the turbines are operational, they provide a valuable source of renewable energy while emitting ...

Energy & Green Tech

US to hold largest-ever offshore wind farm auction next month

The US government announced Wednesday it will auction more than 480,000 acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey to build wind farms as part of its campaign to supply renewable energy to more than 10 million homes ...

Consumer & Gadgets

'Ocean battery' targets renewable energy dilemma

A wind turbine sitting idle on a calm day or spinning swiftly when power demand is already met poses a problem for renewables, and is one researchers think can be tackled under the sea.

Business

CES tech fair prepares to draw crowds as COVID surges

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world's largest trade fairs, returns to Las Vegas in person this week under a newly resurgent pandemic that has supercharged the industry but threatens its downsized expo.

Energy & Green Tech

Longer lasting power cables make for greener wind power

Dynamic cable testing conducted as part of the EU-funded MARINET2 project has yielded promising results for extending the fatigue life of cables used in future floating offshore wind applications. The tests showed that the ...

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