Taller wind turbines – and those in California – could present a greater risk to birds, according to a new study.
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An MIT concept would connect deep-water wind turbines to concrete spheres at the seafloor that would take advantage of hydrostatic pressure to store energy.
A recent survey says Danes who live near wind turbines overwhelming have few problems with the giant power generators.
A five-turbine, 30-megawatt project in Rhode Island waters files for final permits to begin building the first offshore wind farm in the United States.
A bird-friendly, quiet wind turbine concept by a WW II vet is looking for investors, but some wind experts say many similar designs have come and gone.
Developers of a 189-megawatt Montana wind farm agree to move 25 turbines at least one-half mile from raptor nesting sites, and Audubon applauds.
A Cambridge engineer says the use of guy wires and composite materials could radically improve the payback on offshore wind turbines.
The Obama administration begins formal review of a proposal to lease an ocean tract off Maine for a 12-megawatt floating wind turbine demonstration project.
Wind power companies operating in the Altamont region of California are reducing the environmental impact of their older turbines, which are a threat to several protected bird species. The Altamont pass, in the mountains east of San […]
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.
GE wins a contract to build facilities in Denmark to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power up to 10 megawatts.
Seven innovative offshore wind demos get $4 million for planning and design, and up to three could advance to a second round of funding worth $47 million.
Oregon utility Portland General Electric (PGE) has partnered with NextEra Energy on a large new energy facility that combines 300 MW of wind, 50 MW of solar, and 30 MW of battery storage – the […]
One of America’s biggest cloud computing companies has recently entered into long-term contracts with West Virginia and Texas wind farms, which will supply clean renewable power for its data centers.