Lazard's numbers show cost-competitive gains for wind, solar
Iberdrola builds huge wind farm in US
Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has completed one of the world's biggest wind farms in the US state of Ohio, which will produce more than 300 megawatts of power, it said on Monday.
Wind turbine with record-breaking rotors
Siemens has produced the world's longest rotor blades for wind turbines. Measuring 75 meters in length, the blades are almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380. Beginning this fall, the B75 rotor blades ...
Researchers find ways to minimize power grid disruptions from wind power
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Johns Hopkins University have found that an increase in the use of wind power generation can make the power grid more fragile and susceptible to disruptions. But the researchers ...
New inexpensive, efficient catalysts offer viable way to store and reuse renewable energy
Two University of Calgary researchers have developed a ground-breaking way to make new affordable and efficient catalysts for converting electricity into chemical energy.
Breaking the barriers for low-cost energy storage
A team of researchers has developed a cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly battery that could be used to store energy at solar power plants for a rainy day.
Wind could provide 20 pct of world power by 2030: study
Wind power could meet about a fifth of the world's electricity demand within 20 years, an industry group and environmental watchdog Greenpeace predicted in a new report released on Tuesday.
Localized wind power blowing more near homes, farms and factories
Americans are increasingly installing wind turbines near their homes, farms and businesses to generate their own energy, concludes a new report released today.
NREL calculates emissions and costs of power plant cycling necessary for increased wind and solar
New research from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) quantifies the potential impacts of increasing wind and solar power generation on the operators of fossil-fueled power plants in the West. ...
October was 'bumper' month for Scotland's renewables
High-flying turbine produces more power
For Altaeros Energies, a startup launched out of MIT, the sky's the limit when it comes to wind power.
Voyager 2 completes switch to backup thruster set
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Voyager 2 has successfully switched to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft. Deep Space Network personnel sent commands to the spacecraft to make the ...
Researchers use weather model to recommend East Coast offshore wind farms
Most energy experts agree that cheap, clean, renewable wind energy holds great potential to help the world satisfy energy needs while reducing harmful greenhouse gases. But how can fluctuating wind power be ...
Google, Japanese invest $500 million in wind farm (corrected)
Google and the subsidiaries of two Japanese companies are investing $500 million in a wind farm being built in the northwestern US state of Oregon.