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A silent wind turbine everyone can get behind

Marissa Hall | Shale Plays Media The Dutch company The Archimedes has the wind turbine for you. I bet you didn’t even know you wanted a wind turbine until now. Very few people want a wind turbine when they think of the traditional white, three bladed machine that is massively tall and generates as much noise as it does energy, ...

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Canadian firm gets funding for Dutch windmill farm

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Canadian firm says it has raised 2.8 billion euros ($3.8 billion) to build a major new windmill farm 85 kilometers off the Dutch coast near Germany. Northland Power of Toronto said Thursday the 600 megawatt “Gemini” project should be completed in 2017. That’s enough electricity to supply roughly 750,000 Dutch households, if operating at full capacity. ...

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Dutch to reduce gas production due to earthquakes


AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch Cabinet has decided to reduce the amount of gas produced from fields that lie under the country’s northernmost province, as the mining has caused earthquakes and damaged houses in the region. Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the decision Friday without specifying exactly how much production will be reduced. He said that studies had shown beyond ...

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