When business unplugs from the grid, can utilities survive?
October 18, 2013, 11:08 a.m. by Sami Grover
From Ikea to Walmart, corporations are increasingly interested in generating their own power. Where does that leave utilities?
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.
How an 'off-grid' hippie built a wind energy empire
September 5, 2013, 1:33 p.m. by Sami Grover
Wind entrepreneur Dale Vince used to live on a bus. Now he's one of Britain's richest men, and he has big plans to transform his country.
How clean energy became a major force in the U.K. economy
August 8, 2013, 12 p.m. by Sami Grover
Massive wind farm is Britain's latest entry in the move away from fossil fuels.
These clever wind turbines store energy for when the wind's not blowing
August 2, 2013, 5:06 p.m. by Sami Grover
These aren't your father's turbines. They can create more electricity at lower wind speeds and also do a better job of analyzing and predicting the supply of wind energy.
U.S. hits renewable energy record in 2012
July 30, 2013, 4:09 p.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
With the government approval of fracking in many states, along with steady growth in wind and solar energy, 2012 saw the highest rate of alternative energy sources in the United States.