Japan to replace nuclear plant with world's largest wind farm
Deal on 'fiscal cliff' gives wind industry a lifeline
The wind industry spent most of 2012 begging Congress to extend the production tax credit for utility-scale wind turbines.
A pathway for protons: Efficient delivery to material's center turns oxygen cleanly into water
(Phys.org)—Pushing protons around may sound like a small task, but it is a big part of energy independence for the United States. Moving four relatively large protons to where they are needed is easier ...
Largest wind farm in Kansas to begin operation soon
The largest wind farm to be built in Kansas is set to begin operations by the end of the year.
Will wind tax credit blow away?
Geronimo Wind Energy recently won regulators' permission to build two wind farms in Minnesota. What happens next for the ventures depends partly on the political winds in the nation's capital.
Lake Erie wind farm proposal wins $4 million in federal funding
A regional team including researchers from Case Western Reserve has won $4 million to design a wind farm in Lake Erie – along with the possibility they can compete for $46 million more to build it.
Italy raids target mafia moves on wind, solar farms
Italian police on Friday arrested six people in an operation to combat the penetration of mafia families in the renewable energy sector in Sicily.
Getting to the bottom of wind turbine noise
University of Adelaide researchers are developing a sophisticated wind turbine experiment to investigate exactly how wind turbines produce noise.
Britain delays emissions cut decision to 2016
The British government's long-awaited legislation to secure investment in low-carbon energy will not include a target to cut emissions by 2030, according to details released on Friday.
Solar power to eclipse nuclear in Romania by 2016
Solar power will eclipse nuclear energy in 2016 in Romania if investment in photovoltaic plants continues at the current pace, official figures released on Monday showed.
Google invests $75 million in Iowa wind farm
Google is investing $75 million in an Iowa wind farm as part of its effort to encourage development of cleaner energy sources.
Weather data from nation's largest wind farms could improve US models, forecasts
Two of the nation's largest producers of wind-generated electric power will share privately-collected weather data with NOAA, providing agency scientists with additional observations from wind farms across ...
High-tech tools tackle wind farm performance
From a distance, a wind farm can seem almost placid, turbines turning slowly, steadily, churning out electricity. But there's more to it than meets the eye.
Researchers use stunt kites to generate energy
It may seem as though the German plains are all but tapped out when it comes to wind energy production. To refute this theory researchers are sending stunt kites into the skies to harness the wind and convert ...