Wind turbines and bridges: A match made in clean energy heaven?
August 4, 2015, 12:22 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Multitasking infrastructure on the Canary Islands could power as many as 500 homes.
Egg-shaped hideaway gives whole new meaning to 'escape pod'
May 26, 2015, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Powered by the wind and sun, Ecocapsule is the ultimate off-grid micro-home for vagabond vacationers.
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.
Seals may use wind farms as hunting grounds
July 22, 2014, 9:30 a.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Researchers suggest man-made structures in the oceans may act like artificial reefs that shelter potential prey, making them attractive hunting spots.
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.
A blimp with a mission: Helium-filled wind turbine to take float in Alaska [Video]
April 3, 2014, 4:55 p.m. by Matt Hickman
FaFairbanks will be the first commercial deployment site for BAT (Buoyant Altitude Turbine), an inflatable turbine that harnesses wind energy at 1,000 feet.
Judd Hirsch: Neighborly fuss over wind turbine is 'baloney'
November 18, 2013, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Residents in a sleepy New York town are making a lot of noise over the noise that they fear will forever disrupt their community if 'Taxi' actor Judd Hirsch is given the green light to erect a wind turbine on his property.
A new generation of wind turbines takes to the sea
September 23, 2013, 1:03 p.m. by Sami Grover
Offshore wind has great potential, but the marine environment presents challenges. A new kind of turbine aims to overcome those obstacles.