We should be seeking to help progressive utilities and disruptive upstarts shape a new electricity system powered increasingly by clean, distributed renewables.
Walmart’s annual on-site renewable energy generation reaches 175 gigawatt-hours; that’s about how much electricity 16,133 U.S. households use in a year.
Cumulative global installed wind power capacity grew 12.4% in 2013 led by China and Canada, according to a new report.
A floating turbine project in Oregon is OK’d to submit a formal plan as the Obama administration tries to make offshore wind power happen on the West Coast.
Richard Branson hopes to point islands toward energy self-sufficiency by going big on renewables at his own Necker Island in the Caribbean.
New generating capacity was scarce in 2013, but the U.S. wind power industry kicked into gear in the last three months, beginning construction on 10,900 megawatts.
The federal government wants to make it easier to install taller wind turbines, which could open up big parts of the country to a new renewable energy source.