News about construction, live and energy 2008

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100 GW wind energy installed
Middle May 2008 are worldwide 100 GW wind energy power plants working, 240 GW shall be 2012 and until 2020 shall be enlarged to 1000 GW.

Farm in a skyscraper
The US-university professor Dickson Despommier belives believes in a farm in the shape of a 30 floors skyscrapers in Manhatten. But what problem should be solved in this way?

CAES Compressed Air Energy Storage
Until now, storage power plants with compressed air have a low efficiency and a demand for natural gas to heat. A new project wants to change this.

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