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Tornado, hail, intense wind batter central Sask. | CBC News

Environment Canada confirmed there were multiple storms in Saskatchewan Thursday night, some resulting in a tornado and hail. Source link

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Wind turbines dubbed ‘aliens’ that ‘blight’ the British countryside as efficacy questioned

Onshore and offshore wind farms generated as much as 24 percent of the UK’s electricity in 2020, enough to supply 18.5 million homes, according to the Government. However, Tory leadership hopeful and former Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged to “scrap” outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to relax a ban on onshore wind farms. He […]

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UK

‘Wind it down’ Prince Harry on brink of memoir U-turn after Royal Family ‘rapprochement’

Prince Harry will cover his lifetime in the public eye, including his time in the military, marriage, and fatherhood. The Duke of Sussex said the memoir, to be published by Penguin Random House, will be written “not as the prince” he was, but as the man, he has “become”. Royal expert Richard Kay said Harry […]

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Science

Octopus Energy throws UK lifeline as wind farm powering 500,000 homes gets £400m boost

As bills continue to soar in the UK amid spiralling gas prices, the importance of renewable technologies has been laid bare. And investors have been clocking on to the huge potential for investing in renewables, which could prove vital for driving down bills as the cost of fossil fuels continue to skyrocket amid the energy […]

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UK

Horror images show wind turbine on FIRE as thick black smoke billows over Hull

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service have been scrambled to the scene in Sutton Fields after recieving “multiple” calls. They said: “CONTROL – We are receiving multiple calls regarding a fire involving the wind turbine on Oak Road fields between Clough Road and Sutton Fields in Hull. “Crews are in attendance.” Smoke can be seen billowing […]

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Science

Stunning ‘Blue’ Ripples on Mars Reveal The Way The Wind Blows

What appear to be ripples of blue sand dusting the Martian landscape make the Red Planet appear even more alien than usual. The striking coloration is not, however, what it seems. To see the true beauty, you need to look a little deeper than its make-up.   Imaged by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter earlier this […]

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PR

Small Wind Power Market Projected to Hit $17.1 Billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 8.8%

Small Wind Power Market Growth Rise in demand for efficient electricity in unconnected areas and favorable government policies drive the growth of the global small wind power market. PORTLAND, OREGON, UNITED STATES, July 31, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Small Wind Power Market,” The small wind […]

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UK

Brexit Britain leading the way in wind farming with ‘booming’ offshore industry

The UK Government has committed to getting 95 percent of the country’s electricity from low-carbon sources by 2030 and to fully decarbonise the grid by 2035. It is also aiming for “up to” 50GW of offshore wind by 2030, including “up to” 5GW from floating offshore schemes. Praising Brexit Britain’s strategies, CEO of One Home […]

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Science

Wind turbines POLL: Do you think wind farms are ugly?

Tory leadership hopeful and former Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised to “scrap” outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans to relax a ban on onshore wind farms. He vowed to uphold David Cameron’s ban on new onshore wind farm construction and said on Wednesday, July 20: “I want to reassure communities that as Prime Minister I would scrap […]

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Gaming

Biden’s latest climate change actions expand offshore wind farms | Engadget

President Biden is still unveiling measures to combat climate change, and his newest efforts are aimed at preventing environmental crises. The President has outlined a string of executive actions that, notably, include the first “Wind Energy Areas” in the Gulf of Mexico. The 700,000 acres will allow for enough potential offshore wind power to supply […]