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Danes shows neighbours can learn to love wind turbines

A new Danish survey on people living close to wind turbines shows that four out of five people feel there are no downsides to the experience – and 23 % of those surveyed became more positive towards the turbines within one year of installation. In addition, 59% of respondents answered “neither positive nor negative” to … Continue reading Danes shows neighbours can learn to love wind turbines

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Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

An answer to the world’s need for more renewable energy is to develop larger wind turbines that produce significantly more energy. To achieve exactly this, Denmark inaugurates a test centre that can make the next generation of mega wind turbines a reality. The first wind turbine to be tested measures 197 meters, but the facility … Continue reading Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

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Denmark Renewable Energy Generation 40.7%, Wind Energy 28.1%

A surge in wind power production helped Denmark increase its percentage of renewable energy to 40.7% in 2011, finds a new report published by the Danish Energy Agency (DEA). Electricity production based on renewable energy accounted for 40.7% of domestic electricity supply in 2011, of which wind power contributed 28.1%, the DEA says. Consumption of … Continue reading Denmark Renewable Energy Generation 40.7%, Wind Energy 28.1%

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