Wind Turbines

It's still a longshot for full-scale production, but a unique research partnership has produced a unique example of biomimicry: a wind turbine that borrows from palm trees to achieve new levels of energy production.
6 days ago   ASME
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
The city of Cumberland, Maryland is prepping a new zoning text amendment to regulate wind turbines, primarily to create height restrictions on turbines over 150 ft. in height.
Jun 4, 2009   Cumberland Times
With communities balking at the purported ugliness of windtowers and solar panels, a Dutch company proposes using nature's own designs.
May 27, 2009   Fast Company
The Alaskan government has announced plans to build wind turbines in six small villages along the state's windy western coast. Locals applaud the investment.
Jan 28, 2009   Anchorage Daily News
The Department of the Interior has decided that a proposed wind farm to be built in the waters off Cape Cod poses 'no serious environmental threat.' Homeowners and boaters on the Cape, including Ted Kennedy, continue to fight it.
Jan 19, 2009   The New York Times
A proposed bridge going over the Columbia River in the Portland-Vancouver area may be able to power itself with wind turbines integrated right onto the design.
Jan 15, 2009   OregonLive
Canada is now on the road to developing enough capacity to have at least some residents in every province receiving at least some of their energy from turbines.
Jan 7, 2009   The Globe and Mail
Some residents living too close to wind turbines are feeling the negative effects of the noise they produce: nausea, headaches, and vertigo, to name a few.
Nov 6, 2008   USA Today
In order to reduce New York City's dependence on natural gas, Mayor Bloomberg is proposing an offshore wind farm and skyscraper-mounted turbines.
Aug 22, 2008   The Globe and Mail
<p>Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens has announced his plan to reduce America's dependency on foreign oil, emphasizing the extensive transfer of wealth out of the country it has caused. His plan relies on natural gas vehicles and increasing wind power.</p>
Jul 27, 2008   The San Diego Union-Tribune