Wind Power

March 29, 2019, 2pm PDT
The report heralds increased shuttering of coal-burning powered plants due to cheaper alternatives. Almost three-quarters of coal-burning power plants today are more costly to operate than renewable facilities. In six years, it jumps to 86 percent.
InsideClimate News
February 22, 2019, 8am PST
President Trump still touts coal and its return, but what’s happening in the real world suggests coal is on its way out for good.
Intelligencer - New York Magazine
January 8, 2019, 6am PST
If coal use phases out in Texas, renewable energy could very likely pick up the slack.
Houston Chronicle
November 17, 2018, 7am PST
Texas doesn't do small, so a new wind power regeneration record must be big.
Houston Chronicle
November 2, 2018, 11am PDT
New offshore windmills are taller and bigger than their predecessors, and they will produce more power.
Vox
August 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
A proposal by the nation's largest utility could be a model to deal with the most formidable problem presented by intermittent renewable electricity sources.
The New York Times
August 3, 2018, 10am PDT
The planned Wind Catcher did not make it through the Texas Public Utility Commission.
InsideClimate News
June 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
But it's still not enough to produce a net reduction in emissions from energy production.
Quartz
November 17, 2017, 1pm PST
By 2019, a multi-million dollar project developed by a former "big energy" guy might make Cleveland the new U.S. leader in renewable energy.
Next City
Blog post
September 25, 2017, 5am PDT

Airborne wind turbines and batteries are just two technological advancements pushing the next generation of wind energy.

Kayla Matthews
March 29, 2017, 11am PDT
Flanked by coal miners, President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that begins the roll back of his predecessor's signature environmental rule, the Clean Power Plan, and other environmental regulations to facilitate energy production.
The Washington Post
July 24, 2016, 5am PDT
The anticipated approval of the largest proposed offshore wind farm in the U.S., a 90-megawatt facility off Montauk on Long Island, was unexpectedly delayed. But what will soon be the nation's first offshore wind farm did receive some good news.
Innovate Long Island
March 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
The overhaul of the U.S. energy grid is already well underway.
Fusion
January 21, 2016, 12pm PST
Over the past decade, Texas has led on wind but lagged on solar power. That may soon change. Texas solar companies are now offering "all-solar" plans to take advantage of an improved market.
Dallas News
July 29, 2015, 5am PDT
Last week the foundations for five wind turbines were towed into place off Block Island, 13 miles east of Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean. Scheduled to go online in 2016, they will be the first offshore wind turbines in the United States.
The New York Times - Business Day
January 20, 2015, 8am PST
Visitors from small islands off the coast of Maine traveled to Samsø, a larger island off the coast of Denmark, to learn how to emulate its transformation into a model of renewable energy.
The New York Times
December 30, 2014, 5am PST
Never mind that the lines are needed to carry renewable energy from wind turbines in the north to industries in the south to meet the nation's formidable carbon reduction policies. Public health and property values come first for some neighbors.
The New York Times
December 27, 2014, 1pm PST
A Vox post explains the fickle trends of wind power production in the United States.
Vox
April 24, 2014, 1pm PDT
Although the United States built less new energy capacity than in the same time period last year, renewable energy dominated the capacity to come online so far in 2014.
Next City
April 3, 2014, 12pm PDT
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.
Next City