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Power to the people

Power to the people

Recently I read a book by Michael Pye about how the North Sea made us who we are (okay both my parents were born near the North Sea). The book is a charming account about the interactions amongst the various communities over the centuries and how much it has shaped Europe. Now we have Joshua … Continue reading

Wind power policy in Denmark

Wind power policy in Denmark

David Waller writes a good article in the Financial Times on the consensus in Denmark towards wind power and the importance of stability in policies.   Denmark considers wind a less volatile option When oil soared to almost $150 a barrel in 2008, the drive to develop new ways to generate renewable energy seemed unstoppable. … Continue reading

Larger wind turbines being deployed in US

Larger wind turbines being deployed in US

Chris Mooney writes a good article in the Washington Post about how costs for wind technology have dropped significantly thus increasing the potential benefits. To take advantage of the growing potential, the size of wind turbines in the US is increasing.   Wind turbines are huge, but they’re about to get way, way bigger In … Continue reading