A Delicious New Solar Cell Technology

May 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Researchers demonstrate a new solar cell technology based entirely on powdered donuts and passion tea. Please vote on Nanotation Video contest entry here: community.acs.org Copyright: All Rights Reserved by Blake Farrow

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

May 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

Vote for this Illinois workNet video in the DOL Career Video Challenge for America’s Job Seekers. Click on “Your Vote Counts” link on www.illinoisworknet.com A Day-in-the-Life of Wind Turbine Service Technicians – Watch this video and visit www.illinoisworknet.com Sponsored by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. (www.illinoisworknet.com) Produced by Illinois workNet and David Cain/UMEDIA, Inc. (www.umedia.net).

Windmill/Wind Turbine Explosion

April 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

The braking mechanism that limits the speed of the wind turbine broke during a storm in Denmark. This was the outcome. 02/22-2008. jp.dk Bonus info: -The tower of the mill was 60m high -Wind speed was probably around 30 m/s -You can see a truck at the base of the mill, but nobody was hurt. The mill had been evacuated 400m in each direction. Vote Elgaard-Collins ’08!!