Using wind energy for cargo shipping

This is the great – and yet very simple – idea developed by a German company, SkySails. The container ship pictured on the left uses one of the oldest inventions: a simple kite. According to SkySails, this enables to decrease by 10 to 35 percent the energy consumption of these boats, which are largely used… Continue reading Using wind energy for cargo shipping

Mexico invests three billion USD in wind energy

The Mexican government plans to invest up to three billion US Dollars (2.18 billion €) in the next three years in wind power. This will be done in order to generate up to 2,000 megawatts (MW). The Ministry of Energy will team up with local companies to implement wind turbines throughout the country. Seven companies… Continue reading Mexico invests three billion USD in wind energy