wind energy

Google to Invest in Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

Last month, Google announced that it will invest in Africa's largest wind power farm, on the heels of the company's $12 million investment…

How Electricity Storage Will Help Drive South Australia’s Transition

South Australia stands at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Residential rooftop solar will soon reach 28 percent penetration, which is to…

New Wind Project Shows Why Rejecting Keystone Was the Obvious Choice

A massive new wind energy transmission line has passed a major permit milestone, bringing Oklahoma and other states closer to thousands of new…

Off-the-Shelf Technology Can Halt Climate Change Now

As we approach the climate talks in Paris this December, we want to make sure delegates understand technology is not the problem. A…

Walmart Leaps Toward 100% Renewable Energy With Wind Deal

This week, Walmart went into contract to buy 58 percent of the estimated output from Pattern Energy Group's new Logan's Gap Wind farm…

Mars U.S. Operations Now Powered By Wind

Mars Inc. has invested in the Mesquite Creek Wind Farm, which generates 200 megawatts of wind power, enough to electrify 61,000 American homes…

Amazon Invests Big in Wind Power

Amazon Web Services recently announced plans for a 208 megawatt wind farm in North Carolina's Perquimans and Pasquotank counties. When completed, it will…

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…