Honda proposes wind power for Swindon plant

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Honda is planning to use wind turbines to power its plant in Swindon. The Japanese carmaker proposes to install two 79 metre high wind turbines between the village of South Marston and the car plant, with another two on site, the BBC reports. Tags: Honda ecotricity factory green energy plant power wind turbines

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BBC Archive ] I find the sound effects in this video to be very confusing. 8 (LA-8) is a distributed electric propulsion, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft that is being used for wind tunnel testing and free flight testing at the NASA Langley Research Center.

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Electric car gets rural trial

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According to the BBC , the car, which can tow its own wind turbine, was ordered after a Highland Council-commissioned report forecasted a decline in filling stations. It takes about 10 hours to recharge and can tow a small wind turbine on a trailer for charging in remoter areas. Electric cars may no longer the reserve of the city, after the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) in the Scottish Highlands took delivery of an adapted Vauxhall Astra.

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Wind, hydro, DC transmission lines, and smart grid electronics are also Portland strengths. The small electric will be king and batteries a valuable commodity, so valuable in fact, they will have to be wielded in to prevent theft by the Solar, Wind, Wave, Tidal, folks for their home installations! Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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Wind, solar and nuclear could easily change our electrical sources. We need forward thinking, Gathering energy from solar and wind during the day at home and then charging our cars at night from these sources are ready now. To electrify transportation, we are looking at new generation so that would be a mix of natural gas and wind. Gas is 60% efficient and wind, in this context, is 100% efficient even with transmission losses.

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People are scared that they’ll get stuck and have no way of charging the batteries, hey I have an idea why not build a wind turbine on the roof that way as you drive the turbine spins and charges the battery. Tony: “hey I have an idea why not build a wind turbine on the roof that way as you drive the turbine spins and charges the battery.&# Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S.

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