Wind Power

Your Own Private Wind Turbine

It worked for the solar industry! Domestic wind power is now a thing.<p>In pursuit of cheaper and more efficient power, the wind industry continues to …

Real Estate

Why is China suddenly leading the climate change effort? It’s a business decision.

China watchers and other commentators debate China’s resolve and capability to fill the political vacuum left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate accord this month. Why would China be eager to take leadership on climate change? To understand this transition requires looking more closely …

China

Why offshore wind turbines can’t handle the toughest hurricanes

Heavy seas engulf Rhode Island’s Block Island wind farm, the first U.S. offshore wind warm. Photo by Energy.gov/FlickrOffshore wind developments are …

Renewable Energy

Comeback Kids: This Company Gives Old Wind Turbine Blades A Second Life

At 16 years old, Fenner Wind Farm, near Syracuse, New York, is one of the oldest wind farms in the United States. While the towering wind turbines …

Wind Farm

Energy wonks have a meltdown over the US going 100 percent renewable. Why?

Science is messy, but it doesn’t have to be dirty.<p>On June 19, a group of respected energy researchers released a paper in the journal Proceedings of …

Energy

Legislators defer action on wind turbine sound standards

A Vermont legislative panel has deferred action on a proposal to create new sound standards for wind turbines.<p>The Legislative Committee on …

Renewable Energy

Lack of wind a big blow for Infigen and power prices

Eastern Australia is experiencing extraordinarily windless conditions — and that is big problem for electricity prices and wind generators like …

New South Wales

Trump bashes wind energy in a state that gets a third of its electricity from wind

It’s like going to Georgia and talking about how peaches are terrible.<p>On Wednesday night, President Donald Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, …

Wind Farm

Trump attacks wind power in state that gets nearly third of energy from wind

President Trump blasted wind power during a rally in Iowa Wednesday night despite the face that the state gets nearly a third of its power from the …

Renewable Energy

Reinventing energy policy

Turnbull and Finkel’s revolution<p>While the Liberal party tears itself apart over whether a Clean Energy Target as proposed by the Finkel report delivered in mid-June should allow modern coal plants, anyone looking at the report would be alarmed by this statement in chapter three.<p>‘If new dispatchable …

Renewable Energy

Parsing the reasons it was weird Trump told Iowa that he was worried about dead birds

President Trump has an interesting habit that’s revealed when he’s speaking off the cuff or tweeting. Over the years, he’s built up a core set of beliefs that inform his decision-making process, each packed tight like a snowball. As he moved forward in business and politics, he stumbles across new …

Donald Trump

Powering U.S. Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is a Total Fantasy

Sound like a pipe dream? It is.<p>The study, put together by a team of Stanford engineers led by Mark Jacobson, was widely hailed by environmental …

Renewable Energy

America’s hungriest wind and solar power users: big companies

| LOS ANGELES<p>Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) and General Motors Co (GM.N) have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions.<p>Last year nearly 40 percent of U.S. …

Renewable Energy

This app helps corporate buyers evaluate solar and wind projects

Large corporations, universities and municipalities are increasingly interested in procuring renewable energy at scale due to a combination of …

Wind Farm

Take a Look at the States Sending the Most Carbon Into the Air - Bloomberg

Texas sits at the top of the list -- with more than twice the total carbon emissions of any other state. Despite a surge in wind power there, Texas …

Energy

Cheaper Solar, Wind Energy Make Trump's Promise To Bring Back Coal Jobs DOA, Forecast Predicts | International Business Times

President Donald Trump promised to bring coal back, but that won’t be so easy, a forecast that sees solar energy costs rapidly decreasing …

Renewable Energy

Finkel: Investors prefer wind, solar because they cheaper than coal

Chief scientist Alan Finkel says it is clear that investors in the energy market prefer wind and solar because they are cheaper to build than …

Wind Farm

The making of Eolo, the wind turbine skate project

Here's a little peek behind the curtains of what goes into making one of these unique projects like Eolo, as we delve into some tricks of the …

Skateboarding

Vattenfall to enter UK consumer energy market

Swedish group to use deal for iSupplyEnergy as springboard for assault on ‘big 6’<p>Vattenfall, the Swedish power group, is to enter the UK consumer …

Energy Market

India’s renewable energy sector could add over 3 lakh jobs by 2022

Underlining the idea that a shift to clean energy makes economic sense as well, a new report found that India can add over 3 lakh jobs in the clean …

Renewable Energy

Here's Why Wind Farms Are Hardly The Bird Slayers They're Made Out to Be

Any way you measure it.<p>People who oppose wind farms often claim wind turbine blades kill large numbers of birds, often referring to them as "bird …

Renewable Energy

Texas Is Too Windy and Sunny for Old Energy Companies to Make Money - Bloomberg

As attractive a renewable-energy concept as wind power is, it’s plagued by a fundamental flaw. It blows the most in the dead of night, precisely when …

Gulf Coast

Enbridge - Is It Just A Pipe Dream?

Enbridge is not a company to be judged on one quarter's worth of performance.<p>Industry leading capital backlog fueling a growing dividend.<p>Great …

Stocks

Commission denies certificate for wind farm

The Maryland Public Service Commission has denied a wind-power developer's request to construct a 17-turbine wind farm on Dan's Mountain.<p>The …

Wind Farm

NB Power announces expansion of Kent Hills wind farm

5 new wind turbines will power an additional 7,300 homes a year, company says<p>NB Power has announced an expansion of the Kent Hills wind farm in …

Wind Farm

Opinion: Offshore wind is making waves globally

<i>Driven by technological advancements and falling costs, the number of offshore wind projects is rapidly increasing – which is making an impact across</i> …

Energy

Wind turbines can tackle energy demand of the coldest days

In Great Britain, cold winter days are typically less windy than warmer days, but the colder it is outside, the higher the energy demand for heating. …

Sustainability

Greencoat looks to snap up more wind farms via £219m IPO

Renewable investment firm Greencoat Capital is hoping to snap up wind farms across Europe via a €250m (£219m) capital raise through one of its recently launched businesses.<p>Greencoat Renewables, which launched in February and acquired two Irish wind farms in March, is planning an inital public …

Wind Farm

Will President Trump Be a Climate Crusader?

As controversial as President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, it will not stop the clean-energy behemoth sweeping across …

Climate

Why People Believe Low-Frequency Sound Is Dangerous

Anxiety over “wind-turbine syndrome” stems from a decades-old misunderstanding of inaudible noise.<p>In his 1973 book <i>Supernature</i>, the scientist and adventurer Lyall Watson tells the story of a six-foot-long whistle. Part of an experiment in the 1960s, the enormous device was designed to explore the …

Renewable Energy