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Amazon announced the development of the Amazon Wind Farm Texas earlier this month, a new 253 MW wind farm that will be the company’s largest wind project to date. The new Amazon Wind Farm Texas continues a growing portfolio of Read more…


For over a decade, Cape Wind’s proposal to build a turbine farm off Cape Cod has generated excitement and opposition in large measures—but no power. New federal funding and recent courtroom victories may soon change all that, and launch America’s Read more…


The application of zoning laws, many of which date to the 1920s are bringing alternative energy projects to a halt in 2014. In a recent New York case, the Town of Allegany issued a special use permit to a landowner Read more…


Facebook’s newest data center in Altoona, Iowa, will run off of 100 percent wind energy, as tracked through renewable energy credits, when it starts serving the social network’s online traffic in early 2015, according to a company news release. Facebook Read more…


Manufacturers and developers of wind turbines will be able to study construction methods, issues with the supply change, maintenance and more once the UK’s largest offshore wind demonstration site is completed. The UK’s National Renewable Energy Centre


Here’s another in the fantastic series of “The Story of Stuff” videos from Annie Leonard, called “The Story of Solutions.” Of all the people who impress me on this planet of ours, Annie’s very close to the top of the Read more…


A 900kW wind turbine estimated to prevent 13,000 tonnes of carbon emissions will be built at the Shenandoah School Corporation campus in rural Middletown, Indiana. The carbon offset project is part of NativeEnergy’s Help Build scheme in which companies such Read more…


British Prime Minister David Cameron has inaugurated the world’s largest offshore wind farm, a 630-megawatt project capable of producing enough electricity to power 500,000 homes. The $2.3 billion project — located 12 miles offshore in the North Sea, east of Read more…


General Electric recently introduced a wind turbine equipped with a storage battery, creating a type of “hybrid” turbine that industry leaders hope will improve the integration of intermittent energy sources onto the grid and reduce the costs of wind power.


A wind farm being planned in a remote Alaska village will seek to demonstrate that small, vertical-axis turbines can produce more energy than conventional wind turbines and cause less environmental damage. While the turbines used in most standard wind farm Read more…


Unsubsidized wind power is now cheaper than electricity produced from new coal- and natural gas-fired power stations in Australia, according to an analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The study said that electricity can be supplied from a new wind Read more…


Two of the world’s largest wind turbines, with blades 60 meters (196 feet) long, have been installed off the Yorkshire coast, a sign of a growing trend toward producing colossal wind turbines to boost generating capacity. The 6-megawatt turbines, manufactured Read more…


A group of prominent U.S. investors, including Google, is expected to announce today that it is moving forward with construction on the first leg of an ambitious $5 billion undersea transmission line that will connect future offshore wind farms along Read more…


Google kicked off 2013 with an announcement about a new, $200 million equity investment in a wind farm in west Texas. The wind farm can generate enough electricity to power 60,000 average U.S. homes. The Spinning Spur Wind Project is Read more…

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