Wind speeds are increasing worldwide in boost for renewables

A NEW STUDY has found tat average wind speeds rose about 7% since 2010 in the world's northern sub-tropical and temperate zones. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER
A NEW STUDY has found tat average wind speeds rose about 7% since 2010 in the world's northern sub-tropical and temperate zones. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER
LONDON – The world is getting windier at the same time that developers are installing more turbines to generate electricity from breezes. Average wind speeds rose about 7% since 2010 in northern mid-latitude regions, reversing a trend of slowing winds in the decades prior, according to a group of researchers from institutions including Princeton University.…

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