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    the structures of offshore wind turbines, oil and gas industry and marine applications. Each foundation has specific applications depending upon the requirements such as sea bed conditions, different types of water depths, cost of construction, wind turbine size and various types of vessels required for the installation of foundations. The feasibility study of different foundations is carried out in order to provide the novel solution for the foundation of offshore wind farm in the Wash, UK. The

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    Wind Power and Wildlife Issues in Kansas

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    Remember in Wizard of Oz how Dorothy was swept away by a tornado, and how tornados are massive wind storms. Well, it is no wonder they took the setting in Kansas. “Kansas has been ranked third in the nation for its potential wind resources” (Wind Power and Wildlife Issues in Kansas). Wind turbines have been placed all around Kansas, gathering wind to produce energy. Truth is it’s causing problems for animals and farmers. A great deal of biodiversity is being taken place throughout the wildlife. Unhappy

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    Stakeholders of the Offshore Wind Company A business's stakeholders are the people who are affected by the actions of the business. In this case, the Offshore Wind Company (ltd). In this piece, I am looking to investigate the importance of shareholders, their interests, environmental thoughts, and their adverse to success. Stakeholders are very important in today's modern society, as they can hold the key to the company's success. They take care of the financial issues, and decisions

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    Renewable Energy: Wind Farms

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    specifically wind energy and the sustainability of wind farms. So what is wind energy and how do we get it? Wind energy is a source of solar energy powered by the uneven heating of the atmosphere by the sun, irregularities of the earth’s surface and earth’s rotation⁸. Think back and remember geography from 9. Wind energy is basically a reverse of fans⁸. Instead of using energy to produce wind, they use wind to produce energy. Awesome Right? So many of you are probably thinking that wind farms are unsustainable

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    Wind Turbines

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    “A wind turbine is a machine for converting the kinetic energy in wind into mechanical energy”. (1) The inventor of the first electric wind turbine was Clevelander Charles Brush, who ran his entire Euclid Avenue mansion off of one for 20 years, which later made the cover of Scientific American in 1888. (2) Although the use of alternate energy didn't rise a great deal afterward, this event did open the eyes for many environmentalists. Wind power is only one of our several “energy source[s] whose

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    Wind Power in the Near Future

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    Wind Power in the Near Future Today many people are anxious about energy for the future, as it seems realistic that petroleum energy will someday run out and since some environmental problems caused by petroleum use are getting worse. As alternatives to today’s main energy source, oil, some others have been proposed already, such as solar, water, biomass, and nuclear. Wind Power is the one of the ways that has the biggest potential and is the most practical. And it is predicted to play an important

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    the impacts of wind turbines are the highlights of arguments, as counties such as Canada, move toward a sustainable society by using renewable resources. The technological advancement of wind mills to wind turbines has been largely contributed from science. This new technology has cause an uproar between two fractions. One fraction side goes against wind turbines as it has resulted in an increased of birds and bath mortality and has negative impacts to the human health (The Wind Resistance of Ontario

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    Wind Turbine in Hurricane Conditions

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    the braking mechanisms in wind turbine in hurricane conditions 1. Objectives The study aims to analyse the structural effects and operational characteristics of wind turbines during hurricane conditions, where wind speeds could range between 50-58 m/s for a category 3 hurricane [1]. A detailed study of wind turbine operation at high velocity will be carried out from available literature, more specifically, the braking systems being employed in the nacelle of the wind turbine and the related susceptibility

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    Wind Energy Case Study

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    production of energy using wind power. 1.2 Supply chain management in Wind Power Generation Supply chain has been defined as the “design, management and development of the supply chain across the entire value chain from raw material extraction to the point of services for consumers”. Electric power generation and distribution too involves designing of power plants, management and distribution of power from the energy source to the end customer Another aspect about wind power generation is that the

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    Establishing wind power as a major source of electricity can be costly and can have many disadvantages; however, there are many important advantages that can come from wind power as well. Buying and installing a wind turbine is expensive. The cost to install a small “household-single turbine” can be up to thirteen thousand, five hundred dollars! One popular home wind turbine is the Skystream. With this turbine, home owners would need to make thirty-five cents to forty cents per kilowatt-hour in order

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