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UK offshore wind power has fallen by a third in four years

The cost of building offshore wind farms in British waters has fallen by close to a third in the past four years alone, mirroring similar cost savings to be found in other renewable industries like solar. Savings have mostly come from newer technologies allowing for bigger turbines, though increased competition …

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Whirlpool windmills offer wind power without blades

As much as wind power offers a simple and effective way of harvesting energy from ‘thin air,’ it isn’t without its drawbacks. The power generated isn’t as cost effective as other solutions, it’s dependant on something uncontrollable and the spinning blades from the turbines make a lot of noise and …

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