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Tech That Could Fix One of Wind Power’s Biggest Problems

Ashlee Vance paid a recent visit to Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik and found a start-up called Icewind that is building a new type of funky wind turbine designed to perform well in low-wind conditions but also to slow itself down in high-winds, preventing it from catching on fire or ripping apart.

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Feds: Vineyard Wind Could Be Part Of 2,000 Turbines Off East Coast

Feds: Vineyard Wind Could Be Part Of 2,000 Turbines Off East Coast

The view at Covell Beach in Centerville, Mass. Vineyard Winds’ proposed buried energy cables would stretch from offshore wind turbines, through the ocean, under the sand and parking lot at Covell Beach. (Elise Amendola/AP) Vineyard Wind I, the project that could be the first major wind farm off the American coast, took an incremental step forward in the permitting process

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