Mapping the wind as part of DOE offshore wind demonstration project
Mapping the wind patterns off the Oregon coast is just one part of the innovative work that scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be performing in a new demonstration project just announced ...
New wave of wind energy
An offshore wind test turbine has been erected behind the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center on campus to evaluate sensor systems and controls in preparation for the installation ...
India's Suzlon 'agrees $2 bn debt restructuring'
Troubled Indian wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy has reached an agreement with its lenders to restructure loans of nearly $2 billion, a report said on Tuesday.
Renewable energy sector grows but barriers remain
Energy production must shift from fossil fuels to renewable sources within four decades to avoid the most damaging consequences of climate change, a government report has found.
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.
U.S. approves huge wind farm in Wyoming
A proposed wind farm in southern Wyoming soon may become the largest of its kind anywhere in North America, according to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who authorized the project Oct. 9 during a visit to Cheyenne, Wyo.
New findings expand Apollo observations of lunar atmosphere
In December 1972 the astronauts of Apollo 17-the last manned mission to the moon-deployed the Lunar Atmospheric Composition Experiment (LACE), a spectrometer designed to measure and characterize the thin lunar ...
Canadians rally against wind power
Hundreds of Canadians demonstrated on Tuesday calling for an end to subsidies for wind power, saying noise from colossal turbines is making some people sick and driving down rural property prices.
Feds, 5 states to push for Great Lakes wind farms
(AP) -- The Obama administration and five states have reached an agreement to speed up approval of offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes, which have been delayed by cost concerns and public opposition.
California hits wind energy milestone: About 5 percent of power from wind
California now gets about 5 percent of its electricity from wind power, according to data released Tuesday by the California Wind Energy Association.
Facebook, Greenpeace in truce over data centers
(AP) -- Facebook and Greenpeace have called a truce over a clean energy feud that had the environmental group using the social network's own platform to campaign against it.
Wind turbine maker's shares tumble on profit alert
Shares in Danish company Vestas, the world leader in the wind turbine industry, plunged by 20 percent on Monday after the company issued a full-year profit warning over delays on several projects.
Google invests $280 million to spur home solar
(AP) -- Google is investing $280 million to help private homeowners put solar panels on their rooftops. It's Google's latest - and largest - investment in clean energy.
Google backs wind energy in California desert
Google on Tuesday said it is investing $55 million into a California wind energy farm, raising to $400 million the amount of money the technology giant has pumped into clean energy projects.