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.
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.
Method to open greenhouse-topped production plant on Chicago's South Side
March 7, 2014, 1:50 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The style-conscious soap wizards at Method unveil plans for a wind- and solar-powered manufacturing facility that will also include rooftop food production.
Richard Branson's Necker Island to install solar, wind
March 3, 2014, 2:10 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Transition to clean energy meant to provide a proof of concept to other island nations in the Caribbean.
Renewable energy source for West Virginia is blowing in the wind
February 25, 2014, 9:51 a.m. by Mountaineer News
With a powerful coal lobby, an expired federal tax credit and mountaintop removal efforts, the Mountain State faces an uphill battle in building wind energy.
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.
Riding for renewables: Why I'm pedaling 120 miles on an electric bike to deliver a petition to Maine's governor
November 13, 2013, 10:06 a.m. by Shea Gunther
I’m making this trek to ask Maine Gov. Paul LePage to lead, follow, or get out of the way of clean energy development in my state.
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