Hywind offshore wind turbine, the world's first floating offshore wind turbine

New Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A Scottish wind farm composed of novel design floating offshore wind turbines has officially started generating power. Proponents claim the floating megastructures are cheaper than traditional turbines, and will open offshore sites too deep for traditional fixed pylon designs. The Hywind project: the world’s first floating wind farm By SOPHIE…

‘Way to go, Greenies’

‘GREEN’ ENERGY FAILS EVERY TEST By John Hinderacker, Power Line Blog. The sad story of Minnesota’s green energy failure is one that no doubt is being replicated around the country. And one of the ironies of green energy is that it is terrible for the environment. Liberals will tell you that Minnesota is one of…

Wind farm equipment shuts down Interstate 25 in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation is working to reopen I-25 in Pueblo. The accident has several lanes of the highway shut down between Abriendo and Central avenues. A semi was involved in an accident. A large piece of equipment from the Vestas wind farm fell onto the road. Large equipment has been brought in to remove the…

Did Michael Mann Just Predict the Death of Wind Power?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall It is predictable that climate alarmists like Michael Mann are quick to see anthropogenic influence in high profile extreme weather events, like Hurricane Harvey. But Mann’s message about Harvey has interesting implications for the Texan wind power industry. It’s a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly Michael E…