SWIP is celebrating this Thursday the final project conference, gathering professionals from the industry, research centers and the public administration to make a public presentation of its main results and analyze the small wind energy sector. Zaragoza (25/09/2017). The city of Zaragoza (Spain) will host this Thursday an international conference, in order to present the [...]
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Small scale wind energy has significant potential in urban, suburban and industrial areas, but numerous challenges currently stand in the way to wide- scale uptake of this decentralised energy resource. The SWIP project has explored current technological, economic and social barriers to their uptake, and has recently outlined how to overcome them to European policy-makers. [...]
Urban environments are challenging locations for small wind turbines. Moreover, the sector must deal with cases of small turbines poorly sited and installed by companies that are more interested in appearing green than actually being environmental friendly The 43-story Strata tower in London was one of the first buildings in the world to incorporate wind [...]
Small wind turbines may be a lot smaller than their towering relations, but their visual impact in an urban area can still be a source of concerns. It’s up to developers to find smart ideas and designs to integrate them into communities – and to convince locals that they’re the way forward The use [...]
Small scale wind energy has significant potential in urban, suburban and industrial areas, but numerous challenges currently stand in the way to wide-scale uptake of this decentralised energy resource. At this conference, taking place on 11 May in Brussels and organised in the framework of the European SWIP project, you will learn about new technological [...]