Tag: wind

The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The QuikSCAT Mission Has Come to its End

The revolutionary mission which measured speed and direction of winds over global oceans for 10 years has been turned off. The SeaWinds Scatterometer of NASA was an Earth observation satellite which was launched primarily for measuring the speed and direction of surface wind over the ice-free global oceans. The launch of the Quick Scatterometer took…

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We can feed the entire Planet with Renewable Energy

We can feed the entire Planet with Renewable Energy

Solar will become the biggest energy source by 2031, says Elon Musk. Renewable energy is the one that is extracted from renewable resources. These are replenished naturally on a human timescale. Sunlight, wind and geothermal heat are some common examples. We are heavily reliant on non-renewable sources of energy like coal, natural gas and oil.…

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Scientists Have Found A Way To Feed The Whole Planet With Renewable Energy

Scientists Have Found A Way To Feed The Whole Planet With Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is about to win the fight against fossil fuels. A huge farm of wind turbines, built in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean could save the whole planet. In a study led by Anna Possner and Ken Caldeira, from the University of Standford Sciences in California, in the journal Proceedings of the…

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100% Renewable Energy for Google by the End of 2017

100% Renewable Energy for Google by the End of 2017

The company will be running entirely on renewable energy by the end of this year .Known as the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy in the world, Google announced on company’s environmental report that it will run 100% on solar and wind energy by the end of 2017. The company first announced its intention to hit this milestone last year,…

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