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Japanese homeowners are investing en masse in solar systems and hydrogen fuel cells in an act that the Wall Street Journal describes as a 'post-tsunami revolt against conventional electric utilities.'
Offshore wind has great potential, but the marine environment presents challenges. A new kind of turbine aims to overcome those obstacles.
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Wind power critics argue that turbines kill birds. So why is the U.K.'s largest bird charity planning a turbine?
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