wind energy

Great News on Clean Energy: Cape Wind Approved

In light of the Interior Department’s approval of Cape Wind, check out this cool picture of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visiting a new wind farm in Utah. Read more

FWS Submits Wind Turbine Guideline Recommendations to Interior Secretary

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today transmitted a set of final recommendations on how to minimize the impacts of land-based wind farms on wildlife and its habitat to Secretary … Read more

Are Green Jobs Programs Justified?

By Ryan Newhouse Community colleges have shown that they are responsive to economic and industrial needs in the United States, and many have been adding, featuring or embedding elements of … Read more

Anti-Wind Power Study Traced to Polluter-Funded Front Group

ClimateWire followed the money on an anti-wind power study — and traced it back to Big Oil. Read more

Using Mobile Phone Towers For Wind Power Generation

As the world moves toward lower carbon energy production it will cause us to look for power production opportunities in new places including cell towers. This is particularly important for … Read more

Is US Falling Behind In Green Energy Race?

Two U.S. business leaders think we are and that we must do something about it: Green Stocks Central.com reports: “[August 3rd]┬áin the Washington Post, General Electric (GE) CEO Jeff Immelt … Read more

Radar Could Protect Birds From Wind Generators

As the number of wind farms increases in the United States the number of bird deaths will likely go up. Designers are looking to a variety of ways to avoid … Read more

High Altitude Wind Energy ‘Hot Spots’ Studied

High altitude wind generation is getting more serious attention these days and a new study assesses some wind energy “hot spots” in the heavens. Stuart Fox at PopSci.com reports: “With … Read more

Humpback Whale Inspires New Wind Turbine Design

A new design for wind turbine blades was inspired by a whale and a work of art. T. Goodman at InventorSpot.com reports: “Frank Fish (yes, it’s his real name), whose … Read more

The Green Roadway Project: U.S. Highways As Alternative Energy Corridors

One way to create wind, solar and other alternative energy facilities with less impact on the environment could be to place them along highways, The Green Roadway Project is examining … Read more