Conservatives have been peddling the myth that wind turbines are a bird threat for years. It was so routinely hyped on Fox
The U.S. could learn a thing or two from the Danes.
American wind power now has its longest policy certainty in decades just as it reaches new heights, surpassing 70 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity in the U.S. This can provide enough energy in one year to light up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree for over 440,000 years.
Any legislative roadblock that makes it harder for business to operate in the state will have harmful long-term effects for Ohio's economy and environment. Until Ohio fixes this flawed law, the state will have to sit on the sidelines while others it by.
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If you're a homeowner considering options in solar, wind, geothermal or other renewable energy technology, here are a few questions to address before making a decision:
China President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis both made history this week with bold actions on climate change, showing the kind of leadership required to tackle this tough challenge.
In May, the New Jersey state appeals court agreed with the state's Board of Public Utility's decision to reject a plan by
In addition, as Route Fifty’s Bill Lucia reports, politics are also a factor, as was the case with a Texas company that canceled
Last November, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation "unplugged" the new Brock Environmental Center from the power grid as part of the center's grand opening festivities. It was admittedly a purely symbolic gesture. But we wanted to declare to the world our intention to operate this cutting-edge center using only onsite renewable energy.
Conservative members of the Nebraska State Senate staged a filibuster this week to block a bill that would have offered $75 million in tax credits for wind farm development over the next decade. One of the filibustering senators argued that wind turbines are an eyesore that should not be subsidized by government.
Altaeros Energies' Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT) is designed to go where no wind turbine has gone before: up to 2,000 feet in the air, where it can capture steady winds, turn them into electricity, and transmit power to the ground.
Canada's health department also undertook a large-scale study of the subject in 2012, and concluded last year that wind turbine
Crimea, once part of Ukraine, is now part of Russia (at least according to Putin). Yet so far, this dramatic move is being met with relatively weak responses from the United States and Europe.
The aim should be to help streamline and detoxify our tax system, encourage economic growth and at least mildly mitigate the growth of a permanent plutocracy based on inheritance.
The evidence is in. Despite the disinformation campaign by anti-wind advocates, the courts have ruled that wind farms do not cause health impacts.
"We filmed just after a very hard winter –- rough on the farmers like the one who’s field we filmed and recorded on," Bates
This wind commercial is intended to highlight Siemens’ commitment to renewable energy and the economic futures of American communities like Fort Madison.
Watch Altaeros' video about the BAT below: The company says its turbine is held aloft by a helium-filled shell that has been
Upwards of 1.3 billion people across the globe currently lack access to affordable and reliable electricity. Something we take for granted is missing from their lives, with dramatic consequences for human health, education, and economic well-being.