A new map from the U.S. Geogological Survey highlights how wind power has come to every region of the U.S. – except the South.
These are tough times for offshore wind in Europe, but wind farm performance figures are a reminder of the sector’s exciting potential.
With 287 megawatts of solar leading the way, renewables comprised virtually all the new utility-scale generating capacity installed in the United States in January.
“The Solutions Project” by Stanford’s Mark Jacobson (with help from actor Mark Ruffalo) points the way to an all-wind, water and sunlight future for every state in the union.
A biogas liquefaction plant is promising to expand the use of food waste in the Norwegian transportation sector.
It’s déjà vu all over again as Lockheed Martin and Ocean Power Technologies play up a planned Australian wave energy project and OPT’s stock soars.
The Block Island Wind Farm now appears delayed until 2016, but Alstom turbines could give it a capacity factor of 47 percent, the developer says.
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.
The U.S. looks to boost geothermal with support for enhancing systematic analysis of possible drilling locations in order to reduce risk and thus cost.
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.
New Mexico’s first utility-scale geothermal energy plant begins operations at 4 megawatts in the Animas Valley in the southwestern part of the state.
Organic material – much like rhubarb – is the key to a battery technology advance that could aid in storing wind and solar energy.
The equivalent of 19,000 Southern California homes are now powered by a geothermal plant south of Reno, Nevada.
Looking for a coherent approach in the face of climate change, the White House formally launches a Quadrennial Energy Review, with an initial focus on infrastructure.