In Rotterdam, a wind turbine that's also an apartment complex (and an observation wheel)
February 28, 2015, 3 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The conceptual Dutch Windwheel takes the term 'mixed-use development' to dizzying new extremes.
IKEA blows into Texas, snatches up second U.S. wind farm
November 19, 2014, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
What better place for the Swedish furniture emporium to acquire its biggest global clean energy investment than the Lone Star State?
Blown away: Wind turbines generate enough energy to power every home in Scotland
November 11, 2014, 11:50 a.m. by Matt Hickman
With new data published by the WWF, Scotland once again proves itself as the renewable energy-generating powerhouse of the United Kingdom.
6 ways to protect bats and birds from wind turbines
October 6, 2014, 11:31 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Wind turbines can kill birds and bats, but they don't have to. Here are six ways to help them coexist.
How snow can help build better wind turbines
June 25, 2014, 9:46 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
By studying how snow moves in the wake of a turbine, researchers can develop better blades and frames while also increasing energy gathering and efficiency.
5 unexpected countries that are leading the way on renewable energy
June 9, 2014, 1:23 p.m. by Sami Grover
Clean tech has made great strides in the U.S. recently. But if you take a look around the globe, you'll find equally encouraging signs.
Spanish island first to be powered only by wind, water
May 23, 2014, 9 a.m. by Josh Lew
El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, is becoming energy self-sufficient by relying solely on wind turbines and hydroelectricity.
Bonfire + a bunch of box fans = Homemade fire tornado
April 23, 2014, 12:44 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Watch the fire spin and swirl as its driven up towards the heavens by an array of well-placed box fans to the soothing tune of 'Moonlight Sonata.'
IKEA announces first U.S. investment in wind energy
April 10, 2014, 9:56 a.m. by Matt Hickman
IKEA blows, or gusts rather, into the U.S. wind energy sector with an investment in an Illinois wind project capable of generating enough annual energy to power and heat 70 stores.