Led by China and its whopping 23.4 gigawatts, the world cracked the 50 GW mark in annual installations for the first time last year. Now comes the hard part.
Wind energy opponents often claim nearby turbines will send home values plummeting, but a new U.S. study says it just ain’t so.
Winter winds bring a bounty of record-breaking wind power output in Australia, with South Australia getting close to half its power needs one week.
A plan to build what could be one of the world’s biggest wind farms gets a warm reception in New Mexico.
The Vestas-led certification WindMade is hoping consumer pressure will lure companies into using wind power – and the WindMade label on products.
Vestas, saying it can no longer sit by and let Aussie anti-wind zealots hijack the policy discussion, launches a public campaign in defense of wind.
Brazil’s planned Antarctic research station will use solar panels for the sunny summers and wind turbines in the long winters to supply renewable energy year-round.