Wind Power

Texas is the largest wind power producer in the United States, but its recent capacity efforts have broken records. And there are more megawatts on the way.
Apr 3, 2014   Next City
A new report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says that the number of small wind turbines in the U.S. has grown considerably over the last year, adding 20 megawatts of production.
May 26, 2010   CNET
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States, a project that faced vocal opposition from local tribes and others.
Apr 28, 2010   The Boston Globe
Roscoe, Texas is a rural town that was declining by degrees for decades, with a fierce wind that made crops difficult. A local started a wind farm business and the town is turning around, turning its curse into a blessing.
Apr 7, 2010   NEWS21
A small manufacturer of wind turbines in Colorado Springs, Colorado is ramping up to become the city's first renewable-energy company, specializing in small wind systems for urban homes.
Mar 1, 2010   The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
With a substantial investment, it would be possible for the eastern half of the U.S.to get 30% of its electricity from wind power, according to a new report from the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Jan 24, 2010   Grist
A 137-mile clean energy transmission line has been approved in the UK, connecting wind and wave power facilities near the coast. But some environmental groups are not happy about the plan.
Jan 7, 2010   Guardian
The motherlode of wind energy up, up in the air, say scientists. A handful of new technologies are being developed to harvest it at the source, roughly six miles up.
Nov 3, 2009   Miller-McCune
Some recent studies show that the winds are slowing in the U.S., but others say it is speeding up. Regardless, variable winds could have a great impact on the wind power industry.
Oct 1, 2009   Miller-McCune
Developers in Portland has begun installation of a set of wind turbines atop a new tower in downtown Portland.
Aug 17, 2009   Portland Business Journal
Two inventors explain devices that would allow energy to be harvested along highways and from the highways themselves.
Jul 27, 2009   The New York Times