wind power

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…

SunEdison Layoffs Pose Questions About Clean Energy’s Future

SunEdison had been riding high this year, with a market capitalization soaring to almost $10 billion just three months ago, but investors became…

Ambitious California Renewables Legislation Signed Into Law

Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week at the Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, Senate Bill 350 mandates that…

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…

Ikea Pledges $1.1 Billion for Climate Change Action

There are no missing screws about the Ikea's commitments to renewable energy, from wind power investments to solar panels atop its stores —…

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.

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…

Ohio Wind Farm Proves the Case for Smart Renewable Energy Policy

Ohio, it’s fair to say, isn’t known as a leader in the transition to renewable energy. Yet, in northwest Ohio’s Van Wert County…

Method Opens LEED Platinum Factory in Chicago

One year after announcing its plan, Method opened its South Side Soapbox factory last week in the Pullman Park district of Chicago. Cradle-to-Cradle…

Offshore Wind is (Finally) Coming to the U.S.

On Monday, Deepwater Wind broke ground on what's expected to be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. At a planned…

Hawaii Close to Approving 100-Percent Renewables Goal

A bill requiring Hawaii to generate 100 percent of its energy needs from renewables by 2040 is close to passage by the state’s…

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…