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Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Renewables

Physicist Warns of Need for Regulated Wind Turbine Rotation

1 Apr , 2021  

Brian McCowan, 4/1/21. Famed Scottish Physicist Amadan Burraidh is warning that the growth of wind energy could be disastrous if the direction of blade rotation is not regulated. He states that 96% of the large wind turbines in the northern hemisphere turn counterclockwise. Zondits has confirmed the accuracy of this data through government and industry […]

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Emerging Technology

Wave Energy Converts to Electricity in Scottish Oceans

25 Feb , 2020  

This article was originally published on cnbc.com on Feb. 24, 2020. A marine services firm based in Scotland has been awarded a £1 million ($1.29 million) contract to provide a 50-ton wave energy converter designed to turn the movement of the sea into electricity. Malin Renewables will construct a half-scale version of the device, dubbed […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Floating Wind Farm in Scotland Provides a Peek into the Power of Offshore Wind

6 Mar , 2018  

Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be The turbines withstood some serious gusts. Ars Technica, March 4, 2018 The world’s first commercial floating offshore wind farm, called Hywind, started sending electricity to the grid last October. Since then, the six-turbine, 30MW installation has been working well. Really well. In fact, Hywind […]

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Building Technology, Plug Loads

Schoolchildren in Scotland Using Bikes to Power Printers

23 Feb , 2015  

Scotland-bikes

Dumfries and Galloway schoolchildren use bikes to run printers BBC News South Scotland, February 7, 2015 The paper-free office remains, for many of us, a bit of an improbable dream. But it might come a little bit closer if you had to jump on a bicycle and get pedalling every time you wanted to use […]

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