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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

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Ion-powered Dawn begins study of asteroid Vesta

Four years after launch from Cape Canaveral, NASA's Dawn spacecraft is finally in orbit around Vesta, beaming back spectacular images of a tortured surface dating back to the formation of the solar system.

By Aug. 1, 2011

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Largest southern hemisphere wind farm opens in Victoria

A joint venture between Australia's AGL and New Zealand's Meridian Energy has opened the southern hemisphere's largest wind farm in Macarthur, Victoria.

By Apr. 14, 2013

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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

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Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

Skimming along a bay in Africa, this sleek carbon-fiber craft seems to barely touch the water.

By Nov. 20, 2012

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Intel, Whole Foods lead in green-power purchasing

A survey conducted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in conjunction with wind turbine giant Vestas Wind Systems has identified which companies procure the largest amounts of renewable energy.

By Jul. 14, 2011

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'Stealth' wind turbine blade may end radar problem

A "stealth" turbine blade based on military technology may help overcome the problem of wind farms interfering with aviation radar systems, its developers say.

By Jan. 27, 2010

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'WindMade' label proposed for U.S.

First draft of the standard allowing the use the WindMade label requires that a company source at least 25 percent of its electricity from wind in order to qualify.

By Jun. 16, 2011

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Why 'big data' is a magnet for startups

So-called "big data" opens up new ways to mine the Web and social media for consumers and business. Data gurus say these apps require a rethink in how computing systems are built.

By Feb. 17, 2012

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Wind turbines in short supply

Demand for wind power is growing, but manufacturers of turbines can't keep up.

By Apr. 4, 2008