Britain’s wind turbines fed more than 2.8 million megawatt-hours of electricity to National Grid in December.
Critics rage at government support for renewable energy, but offshore wind power, for one, could use the policy breaks that nuclear power sometimes gets.
Stanford researchers quantify East Coast offshore wind power potential for the first time, and find amazing possibilities.
Installing a special type of carpet on the ocean floor could be key to harvesting the energy of waves on the surface.
A just-completed Danish study of the effects of offshore wind farms on fish populations finds fish thriving, with increased diversity in rock-loving species.
Across the Internet, people are reading about Greenpeace’s criticisms of coal, floating wind turbines for deep-sea wind farms, and cool new smart grid projects.
Today in green tech news, China looks to Iceland for energy ideas, conflicting views on the future of solar, and the perks of owning a plug-in vehicle.
The Feds approve Rhode Island’s ocean management plan, setting the stage for possible offshore wind-power development.