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Ireland’s largest wind farm enters commercial operation

Galway Wind Park has the capacity to generate 169 mega watts (MW) of electricity

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Renewable Energy This Week: What You Need to Know

A Fox News host puts his weight behind solar energy and Jeff Bezos hangs out on a wind turbine this week in renewable energy.<p>Last week was another …

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Singapore's largest wind turbine built on Semakau Island

October 21, 2017 5:00 AM<br>The Republic's largest wind turbine was unveiled on Semakau Island yesterday, marking the first time that wind energy is …

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Watch a jacked Jeff Bezos christen Amazon's new wind farm atop giant turbine

Jeff Bezos’ image has morphed over the years in much the same way his company has. In the early days as an online bookseller, the Amazon founder …

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Amazon CEO smashes bottle of champagne on top of wind turbine

Jeff Bezos celebrated the opening of a new wind farm in Texas by standing on top of a giant wind turbine and smashing a bottle of champagne on it.

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Amazon's largest wind farm will be able to power 90,000 homes in Texas

On Thursday, October 19, Amazon launched their largest wind farm yet. Located in Scurry County, the Amazon Wind Farm Texas houses more than 100 …

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Virginia Seeks First Wind Farm in Region With Slowest Breezes

Anchored by General Electric Co.’s turbine factory in Pensacola, Florida, the southeast is home to more than 100 manufacturing sites supplying the …


Rule changes to spur French wind power projects within months: minister

PARIS (Reuters) - France will propose rule changes within six months that will remove administrative hurdles and speed the development of onshore wind power projects, its junior ecology minister said.<p>France, which depends on nuclear power for over 75 percent of its electricity needs, plans to ramp …


Amazon's Jeff Bezos standing on top of a giant wind turbine is a sight to behold

He founded ecommerce giant Amazon and the ambitious space company Blue Origin, and he now owns the Washington Post, so if Jeff Bezos wants to bless …

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Jeff Bezos Christened an Amazon Wind Farm with a Bottle of Champagne

The CEO of Amazon celebrated the opening of the company's 18th wind farm.<p>When you are Jeff Bezos, and you run Amazon, the company that, if it doesn’t …


Villagers of rural Dumfries and Galloway communities opposed to windfarm mast

Residents have been left upset by the prospect of another windfarm in Dumfries and Galloway.<p>A planning proposal to Dumfries and Galloway Council for …


Jeff Bezos smashes champagne all over his new wind farm

‘Alexa, how do I get down?’<p>When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon as an online bookstore back in the 1990s, his physical character was that of an excited but nebbishy nerd. Sometime in the last decade, however, Bezos appears to have changed his workout routine. He made headlines in July of this year when …


With one giant wind farm, we could power the entire planet

Oil is running out. Coal is dirty. And fracking, the process used to extract natural gas, contaminates ground water. And using any of these fossil …

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos inaugurates an impressive new wind farm

Jeff Bezos atop a wind farm breaking it in with a bottle of bubbly is pretty intense. Amazon’s founder made his way up one of more than 100 new wind turbines in Texas celebrating a major renewable energy project coming online.<p>The 253-megawatt “Amazon Wind Farm Texas” in Scurry County is part …

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The first floating wind turbines just came online, which is very good news, indeed.

Five giant turbines bobbing in the North Sea, 15 miles off the Scottish coast, are now producing electricity — at peak, enough power for 20,000 homes.<p>…


Jeff Bezos Just Posted This Weird, Kind of Badass Video of Himself on Top of a Wind Turbine

News and Trends > Jeff Bezos<p>The Amazon founder is really jazzed about green energy.<p>Nina Zipkin • Entrepreneur Staff<p>Jeff Bezos, what is your life?<p>This spring, a video circulated around the internet of the billionaire Amazon and Blue Origin founder driving a 15-foot-tall giant robot at Amazon’s …

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You Have to Watch This Epic Video of Jeff Bezos ‘Christening’ Amazon’s New Windfarm

Back in July, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became an Internet meme after a picture of him looking particularly muscular in a performance vest and …


Amazon’s largest wind farm yet is up and running in Texas

Greenpeace slammed Amazon earlier this week for its environmental practices -- namely, the fact that it doesn't disclose much about its energy use or materials. But today, the company announced that its largest wind farm yet is up and running. The Amazon Wind Farm Texas, located in Scurry County, …

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This Drone Video of Jeff Bezos Atop Amazon's Newest Wind Farm is Delightfully Absurd

Because Jeff without a drone is like Elon without his BFR.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Amazon & Video<p>Living his best life, <i>Inverse</i> presents the one and only Jeff …

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos just opened a massive wind farm in Texas

Amazon has announced that its biggest wind farm to date is operational


First hydrogen wind turbine for sustainable fuel to be sited in the Netherlands

The world’s first hydrogen wind turbine is to become a reality in the Wieringermeer area at the start of 2019. This is the objective of a partnership …


Jeff Bezos Just Christened Amazon's New Wind Farm by Smashing Champagne on a Turbine

Jeff Bezos celebrates Amazon's newest wind farm in Texas.<p>To celebrate Amazon's newest Wind Farm in Texas, Jeff Bezos climbed on top of one of the wind turbines (well, it's hard to say <i>exactly</i> how he got up there--could have climbed, <i>or maybe he's invented his own jet pack device</i>, it's hard to say) …

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Smart Power Electronic Converters May Help Stabilize the Grid

Qing-Chang Zhong lays out his vision for a harmonious grid Photo: Qing-Chang Zhong-IITProfessor Qing-Chang Zhong points to a diagram of his SYNDEM …


Amazon's wind farm is up and running; deadline day for HQ2 proposals

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) largest wind farm is now operational.<p>Amazon Wind Farm Texas has over 100 turbines and adds more than 1M MWh of clean energy …


Rocket tests and wind farms. Jeff Bezos had more on his mind today than just who wants to host an Amazon HQ.

On a day when cities across the country were scrambling to submit their bids to become the home to Amazon’s second headquarters, Jeffrey P. Bezos had something else on his mind: rocket engines and wind farms.<p>In a tweet Tuesday afternoon, Bezos’s Blue Origin space company said that its first …


German, French prompt prices down on anticipated wind power influx

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European spot power prices in the wholesale market on Thursday lost ground as bearish wind power output projections coincided …

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Watch Jeff Bezos open Amazon’s new Texas wind farm, perched atop a giant windmill like an action star

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos celebrated the opening of Amazon’s newest wind farm, and he did it in style.<p>A tweet from Bezos showed the Amazon chief …


Nicola Sturgeon says £210million wind farm set to power 20,000 homes will boost Scotland's economy

The First Minister officially opened the Hywind scheme yesterday calling it a "massive development".<p>Nicola Sturgeon has hailed the world’s first …

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North-east leads world with new £190m windfarm

A pioneering world first that could herald a new era for renewable energy generation roared into life yesterday.<p>Hywind Scotland, a £190million five …

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New study supports the creation of wind farms high above the earth's surface

Sky Farms<p>Researchers from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have devised the best altitudes for flying …

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