Morocco launches solar mega-project at Ouarzazate
Morocco on Friday officially launched the construction of a 160-megawatt solar power plant near the desert city of Ouarzazate, the first in a series of vast solar projects planned in the country.
Study determines best arrangement of tidal sails device
In the long sprint to find new sources of clean, low-cost power, slow and steady might win the race—the slow-moving water of currents and tides, that is. Just as wind turbines tap into the energy of flowing ...
Scientists calculate the carbon footprint of grid-scale battery technologies
(Phys.org) —Americans take electrical power for granted whenever they flip on a light switch. But the growing use of solar and wind power in the United States makes the on-demand delivery of electricity ...
Cape Wind, Siemens agree to Siemens turbines for offshore wind farm
Report: Use 'brownfields' as energy parks
Northwest Michigan could generate hundreds of new jobs and generate enough electricity for thousands of its residents by converting abandoned factories and other brownfield sites for renewable energy production.
Intelligent use of the Earth's heat
Geothermal energy is increasingly contributing to the power supply world wide. Iceland is world-leader in expanding development of geothermal utilization: in recent years the annual power supply here doubled ...
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.
Wind power on a smaller scale carries potential
If Abigail Stutzman has anything to say about it, small wind turbines will someday dot backyards across the Midwest.
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.
Philippines approves three new wind farms
The Philippines has approved three wind farm projects that will generate 208 megawatts, enough to power more than 40,000 middle-class homes, an energy official said on Monday.
Wind power blows into Africa
Giant turbines churning in the wind are a rare sight in Africa—but that will not be the case for long. Until now the meagre amounts of investment in African wind energy have predominantly come from governments ...
Obama promotes clean energy; GOP hits Dem spending
(AP) -- Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country's environment and economy, President Barack Obama said in promoting his administration's efforts.
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.
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.