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Unexplored countries with high wind power potential: Russia, Somalia, Oman, Vietnam, Iceland and Kazakhstan

There is a lot of information available about the countries that have the highest installed capacity with wind power and how these countries increase their capacity every year. Think of countries like China, the United States, Germany, India or Spain. Information on countries with installed wind turbines capacity is available to the public, is very … Continue reading Unexplored countries with high wind power potential: Russia, Somalia, Oman, Vietnam, Iceland and Kazakhstan

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Unexplored countries with high potential for wind energy

A lot of information is available online on countries who have the most installed wind energy capacity and how these countries are increasing their capacity every year. Think of countries like China, the United States, Germany, India or Spain. Information on countries with the most installed wind energy capacity is publicly available, very numerous and … Continue reading Unexplored countries with high potential for wind energy

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530 MW of new geothermal energy capacity came on line in 2013, bringing total global capacity to 12 GW

Geothermal resources provide energy in the form of electricity and direct heating and cooling, totalling an estimated 600 PJ (167 TWh) in 2013. Geothermal electricity generation is estimated to be a little less than half of the total final geothermal output, at 76 TWh, with the remaining 91 TWh (328 PJ) representing direct use. Some … Continue reading 530 MW of new geothermal energy capacity came on line in 2013, bringing total global capacity to 12 GW

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Icelanders Support Wind Turbines

More than 80 percent of Icelanders support the construction of wind turbines for energy production, as indicated in a recent survey carried out by Capacent Gallup on behalf of Landsvirkjun, the national power company. Almost 7 percent of respondents were against the construction of wind turbines and 12 percent were undecided, ruv.is reports. CEO of … Continue reading Icelanders Support Wind Turbines

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