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The Orbo, from Irish company Steorn, is supposed to break the laws of the conservation of energy. If only it worked.
A wind turbine broke down in England and locals are convinced it was caused by a UFO collision.
BETTER WAYS TO MAKE AND USE ELECTRICITY
$150, a trip to the home improvement big box store, and a weekend is all that stands between you and this inexpensive, yet effective wind turbine.
New coal plants are too expensive to build. Green is winning out through the market.
Learn how solar energy works and why it is a natural, renewable, but intermittent resource.
Green should be fun. These little wind powered LED lights deliver that in droves and buckets.
Free online tools allow anyone to be an armchair wind prospector, navigating through maps that show wind strength at different elevations.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reverses Bush policies and scraps drilling leases on federal land in Utah's redrock country.
Today, the windmill's modern equivalent—a wind turbine—can use the wind's energy to generate electricity.
Massey Energy wants to rip down Coal River Mountain in West Virginia to get at the coal below. Local residents need your help.
From solar to geothermal to biomass and wind, explore our guide to green energy sources.
Schwarzenegger's solar initiative stimulates $6 of private investment for every dollar the Utility spends.
Millions of homes were left without heat and power after a huge ice storm. This wouldn't happen with hyper-local power generation (aka makin' power on your roof).
Coal country Sen. Robert Byrd is crowing about $4 billion he steered towards the false hype that is "clean coal" in the Senate version of the economic stimulus package.
We need to stop burning coal entirely. Ontario, Canada, is showing the world how to actually do it.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Russell blogs about the day's top science and eco-news.