Wind power
Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

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February 10, 2017

Floating foundations: A game changer for offshore wind (External Content)

Offshore wind turbines, rooted to the seabed by monopile or jacket foundations, are restricted to waters less than 50 metres deep. This rules out sites with the strongest winds and, often, access to...

The regulatory framework for wind energy in EU Member States-Part 1 of the study on the social and economic value of wind energy – WindValueEU(External Content)

This document is the first deliverable corresponding to the study on the social and economic value of wind energy. This study is divided into four parts: (i) regulatory framework, (ii) wind power technology aspects, (iii) wind energy market status and (iv) ...

Poor people’s energy outlook 2012(External content)

This second edition of the Poor people's energy outlook (PPEO) shines a spotlight on energy access and its impact on the ability of the world's poorest people to earn a decent living. Its release is timely as 2012 marks the UN International Year of Sustain ...

MENA Renewables Status Report 2013(External Content)

Renewable energy markets and policy frameworks in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)i have evolved rapidly in recent years, with an increasing amount of investment and a burgeoning project pipeline to harness the region’s abundance of renewable energy ...

Renewables 2013 Global Futures Report(External Content)

What is our current thinking about the future of renewable energy? What is the range of credible possibilities for that future? As suggested by the cover, this report is a “mosaic” of insight into these questions. Most significantly, the report does not pr ...

Synthesis of energy-related issues highlighted in national reports of Rio+20 (External Content)

Building on the results of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, world leaders and thousands of stakeholder participants came together in June of 2012 at Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, to chart a path and build focused commitment to ...

Advanced Chemistry 2- Improve your chemistry skills by learning the meaning of electrochemistry and food chemistry

This free online course in Chemistry looks at elements, electrochemistry and food chemistry among other topics.

Practising Sustainable Development - Sustainable development in an international context

Sustainable development is defined by the United Nations as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’.

Basics of Electrical Technology

The power of electrical energy has been harnessed by engineers over the past century to transform society and how we live our lives.

Diploma in Sustainable Development

Sustainable development is a type of economic growth pattern where the use of resources meets the needs of the human population while conserving the environment at the same time.

Diploma in Environmental Science

This free online Diploma course is ideal for professionals working in the area of environmental science, for students who wish to pursue a career in environmental science, or for those who simply want to learn more about building a sustainable existence on ...

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