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This is awesome. Did you know that NYC has its own wind turbine? Well, actually, it doesn’t belong to the city. But the wind turbine is in the city! It’s near the Sunset Park recycling facility in Brooklyn.

Here’s an interesting video from The New York Times about energy companies joining the fight to save the endangered sage grouse bird. Why? Because next year, if the sage grouse gets listed officially as an endangered species, wind turbines will suddenly not be allowed to be constructed in many parts of Wyoming where the sage […]

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Popular Science has a neat cutaway illustration of GE’s next generation wind turbine which is made with 176-foot blades (40% longer than their current wind turbines) and a new gear-less drive-train that reduces wear and tear. At full capacity, these new wind turbines are set to provide 25% more power and are said to be […]