Simon Leufstedt

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  1. Hello Maria Poletaeva, welcome to Green Blog! :)

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  3. Chai Jing

    Former television news anchor Chai Jing. Read the story: China’s ‘Silent Spring’ has many more political hurdles to jump
  4. Wind power continues to beat nuclear energy in China

    This couldn't have been done if China had focused solely on nuclear energy. Renewable energy sources are capable of being deployed much faster and on a bigger scale than any other energy source. Renewables will save the climate while nuclear will continue to be a dangerous side project in the world.
  5. China is a renewable powerhouse

    Source: Renewables 2014 Global Status Report
  6. This is super cool! But considering their placements I do wonder how much electricity they will actually produce.
  7. The Eiffel Tower goes green

    From the album The Eiffel Tower goes green

    “The Eiffel Tower is arguably the most renowned architectural icon in the world, and we are proud that our advanced technology was chosen as the Tower commits to a more sustainable future.” - Nick Blitterswyk, CEO UGE

    © UGE

  8. The Eiffel Tower goes green

    From the album The Eiffel Tower goes green

    Located above the second level, the turbines will produce over 10,000kWh of electricity a year, offsetting the annual consumption of all commercial activity on the Eiffel Tower’s first floor.

    © UGE

  9. The Eiffel Tower goes green

    From the album The Eiffel Tower goes green

    In partnership with the Société d’Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (SETE), UGE International has installed two VisionAIR5 vertical axis wind turbines on the Eiffel Tower as part of a high-profile renovation and upgrade to the monument.

    © UGE

  10. The Eiffel Tower goes green

    From the album The Eiffel Tower goes green

    Read the story: The Eiffel Tower goes green, two wind turbines installed on the iconic monument

    © UGE

  11. Construction of the the two wind turbines

    From the album The Eiffel Tower goes green

    The two UGE VisionAIR5 vertical axis wind turbines were specially painted to match the iconic tower, and are located 400 feet above ground level to maximize energy production. Mounting the turbines at this location was in itself a technical challenge, requiring each component to be hoisted individually and suspended with rope above the tower’s second level.

    © UGE

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      erickeck1016

      Thank Simon, Love the topics discussed on this site.