Manchester train station opens its own wind turbine

A railway station in Greater Manchester has installed a turbine to generate half of its energy needs. The 11 kilowatt, 23m tall Gaia turbine turbine on the Horwich Parkway station began generating this week and is claimed to be the largest turbine on an English train station. Generating 25,000kWh of electricity a year, the turbine […]

“Clusters” of quality wind turbines are best

A British firm has welcomed the idea “clusters” of quality wind turbines will work best in the future. As ELN reported this week, researchers at the University of Delaware (UD) and Stanford University said power generated by wind could hit a “saturation” point when too many turbines leave too little wind to extract. Phil McVan, […]