GE wind turbine

World’s Largest Offshore (853-foot Haliade-X) Wind Turbine Powers Up

The world’s largest offshore wind turbine — the GE Haliade-X has commenced operation in the Port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Haliade-X is a wind turbine prototype from General Electric Renewable Energy, and it stands 260 meters (853 feet) tall. The 12 MW (12,000 kW) turbine has a rotor spanning 220 meters (722 feet) and…

How To Book A European Vacation From Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is a powerful planning tool that can help you handle everything from brainstorming to booking your vacation. Use these smart tips and apps to streamline European travel so you’re never more than a tap away from the city’s most comfortable rooms, best hidden gems, and most delicious dining options. Research Your Options The…

A Model S in Wale. This vehicle got a Euro NCAP 5-star safety rating.

Tesla Model S Receives A Euro NCAP 5-Star Safety Rating

The Tesla Model S electric car has achieved a 5-star safety rating from both the European New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and the NHTSA. This says a lot about the unusual technology behind this car. Every vehicle has its strengths and weaknesses, and unfortunately: manufacturers skimp on one thing or another to meet their design…