All posts by Lynn Hachette

Lynn Hachette began her career in journalism as a fashion columnist for her university newspaper, and her love for writing quickly developed. She went on to become a co-editor-in-chief of the newspaper, writing about everything from local politics to technology to popular culture. Lynn since completed her master’s in journalism, and has made a career out of her passion. She also loves reading, cooking, puppies and bad TV.

Bionic SmartBird Concept for Wind Turbines

New technology could change the way wind energy is collected

Seven years ago, a truck passed me on the highway, lugging what looked like the wing of a Boeing 787. But it wasn’t part of a plane – it was a wind turbine’s blade. Needless to say, these things are massive. And while they do a great job at maximizing a much-needed renewable source of energy, the people who live near them are not unanimously in favour of the technology. Aside from their size, they allegedly cause chronic sleep loss, they interfere with the landscape,…

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