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Cape Wind to Receive Ken Salazar Approval


While the official decision on Cape Wind isn’t expected until noon tomorrow, it’s looking like the nine year struggle over Cape Wind will be settled in favour of the the massive wind farm project’s approval. The Washington Post has is citing a source close to the Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar, as saying that the secretary […]

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June 15th Is Global Wind Day


The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is declaring June 15th as “Global Wind Day” to help promote the growing field of wind energy around the world. “In the United States, Global Wind Day comes at a time when the nation is surging forward in wind and renewable energy development,” said AWEA CEO Denise Bode,“but we […]

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Salazar Sees Wind Power Replacing Coal on East Coast


At a public hearing in Atlantic City last Monday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar stated that he believed that most, and possibly all, coal power plants in the United States could be replaced by wind turbines along the East Coast. “The idea that wind energy has the potential to replace most of our coal-burning power today […]

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Renewed Interest in Renewable Energy


The Obama economic stimulus package, which invested so heavily in renewable energy like wind and solar power, is finally having an effect on the green industries. In a statement to the NY Times the vice-president of Sharp Solar, Ron Kenedi, said that although December, January and February had been “miserable,” things are starting to pick […]

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The Jellyfish Wind Turbine Finalist in Google Project


The Jellyfish is a 36-inch-tall rooftop wind turbine that you plug right into any outlet and generate up to 40 kWh a month. The Jellyfish is currently a finalist in Google’s Project10tothe100, where people were asked to submit videos that will change the world for the better for a shot at $10 million. “For me, […]

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2.65M Solar and Wind Energy Jobs in Nine Years


A Clean Edge report released today says that the wind and solar energy industries will be responsible for generating 2.65 million jobs globally in less than a decade. This expected number is about four and half times more than the current number of wind power and solar energy jobs which is approximately 600,000. This positive […]

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Smart-grid Project Matches Wind Power with Electric Cars


Smart-grid technology is taking another step forward as IBM is joining with Danish research consortium EDISON and seeking to optimize wind turbine energy for use with electric cars. The goal of the project will be to correspond wind turbine energy from the island of Bornholm, Denmark, with the power consumption of electric cars. The goal […]

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Self Describing Network Promises Smarter Grid


The days of power being generated in centralized locations is coming to an end. The U.S. is coming off a record year in wind power. The UK has an aggressive plan for investing in renewable energy systems and Barack Obama is investing hundreds of billions of dollars to see solar power and wind energy maintain […]

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Designer Phillippe Starck’s Home Wind Turbine


Philippe Starck has recently decided to come out of retirement and save the world. After declaring that “design is dead” and that “everything he had ever designed was useless” he’s now churning out plans and details for objects of sustainable design. Working with the Pramac energy group, the first off the drawing board is a […]

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DIY Home Wind Turbine Kit


It’s a good sign that sustainable energy technology is catching on when the big box stores start carrying do-it-yourself wind turbine kits! Target has brought out this affordable, light, weatherproof cast aluminum wind generator for powering or charging. The DIY enthusiast will find it preey simple to install since it easily mounts on any sturdy […]

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