wind energy

Intel Installs Wind Micro-Turbines On HQ Roof

Intel recently installed one of the world’s largest wind micro-turbine arrays on the roof of its headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

GE Introduces the ‘Smart’ Digital Wind Farm

GE's new Digital Wind technology looks at the commercial wind farm from a whole new angle. But will its new brainstorm be able…

Solar, Wind Account for 100 Percent of New Generation Capacity in April

Those looking to stem rapid growth in renewable energy deployments "are swimming against the tide," the executive director of the American Solar Energy…

Eiffel Tower Ramps Up Renewables With Wind Turbines

"It really does represent this big leap forward for renewable energy as a whole, to have this technology to the point where it…

GM Adds Wind Energy to Power Factories in Mexico

GM's 34 MW wind energy farm in Palo Alto, 325 miles (526 km) from Mexico City, will launch during the second quarter of…

NREL Report Reveals the Steady Rise of Renewables

Renewable energy continues to garner larger shares of U.S. and global energy supply. Cumulative solar generation capacity rose nearly 68-fold in the U.S.…

GE Signs Its Largest Wind Turbine Deal in China

China's Huaneng Renewables will install 151-megawatts worth of GE's Brilliant 2.7-120 wind turbines at a site in southwestern Yunnan province. The contract marks…

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Pushes For Distributed Wind

A group of Senators recently urged the U.S. Department of Energy to continue funding programs for the domestic distributed wind energy industry. What's…

Transportation Logistics Trouble Wind Energy Industry

The wind energy industry is experiencing logistical issues that impact the bottom line and wind energy deployment.

Kansas Wind to Power Yahoo’s Great Plains Operations

The Kansas wind farm is the latest demonstration of Yahoo's commitment to local community development, as well as reducing its carbon and environmental…

Wind Energy is Big Business … And It’s Getting Bigger

China is generally assumed to be No. 1 in global wind energy, but ever since 2008 the U.S. wind energy industry has delivered…

Natural Gas Detrimental to Low-Carbon Economy, Study Says

Although it is touted as a bridge fuel, natural gas abundance is hurting renewable energy development and encouraging greater energy consumption, a new…

Study: Cats, Cell Towers are More Deadly to Birds Than Wind Turbines

Wind energy has famously pitted environmentalists against each other – renewable energy and climate action advocates vs. wildlife conservationists concerned about wind turbines…

Sustainable Renewable Energy Storage: Are We There Yet?

A study by a team of Stanford researchers concluded that the wind industry will be able to afford to invest in these large-scale…

Report: 14 U.S. Offshore Wind Projects in ‘Advanced Stages’ of Development

The U.S. is playing catch-up, but notable progress is being made as 14 U.S. offshore wind projects are in the advanced stages of…