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Museum on turbines: Learning, not earning

An small wind lab experiment at the Museum of Science in Boston shows the challenges of nabbing enough wind energy to make rooftop turbines an easy sell. But there are other pluses.

By May. 20, 2010


Next thing in wind energy: Stealth turbines

Wind turbines that do not interfere with radar systems used by aircraft have been tested successfully and are close to becoming commercially viable, according to turbine maker Vestas.

By Jun. 29, 2011


Jaguar building C-X75 hybrid, minus the turbines

Jaguar promises to build a production version of the C-X75 concept originally shown at the 2010 Paris auto show.

By May. 6, 2011


IBM's big data helps Vestas wind turbines crank

IBM Firestorm supercomputer will analyze petabytes of weather-related data to optimize placement of Vestas wind turbines and maximize performance over time.

By Oct. 25, 2011


Vertical axis wind turbines trump others on land use

Caltech study finds that turbine placement and technology type can greatly affect power density, or power available per area, of wind farms.

By Jul. 15, 2011


Hybrid Jag powered by electric motors, gas turbines

Jaguar shows off the C-X75 concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.

By Sep. 30, 2010


Norway, Sweden to get giant GE wind turbines

Five sites will be getting 4-megawatt offshore wind turbines, whose rotor diameter is equivalent to the length of a football field, including the end zones.

By Jun. 30, 2010


Small wind turbines add megawatts to U.S. grid

Sales of wind turbines under 100 kilowatts in capacity have grown rapidly thanks to better incentives, maturing technology, and consumer demand.

By May. 25, 2010


A tale of five small wind turbines (photos)

Boston's Museum of Science is conducting a microwind experiment by installing five small turbines, which are shedding light on rooftop wind performance.

10 Images By May. 20, 2010


Good data needed for small-wind turbines to spin

Massachusetts stiffens the requirements for its small-wind rebate program, a sign that people, aided by online tools, can better choose locations for home turbines.

By May. 12, 2010