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Alternative Energy / Wind Power

The $5 Billion Vote Of Confidence In Wind Power

The $5 Billion Vote Of Confidence In Wind Power

Jul 22, 2015 at 16:59 | Michael McDonald

Philip Anschutz has an audacious plan to build the country’s largest wind farm and he is backing the plan with $5 billion of his own money. The plan would…

The Best Play In Wind Energy Right Now

The Best Play In Wind Energy Right Now

Jun 19, 2015 at 17:35 | Martin Tillier

Let’s face it; investing in wind power in any meaningful way is difficult. Everything points to serious growth in the industry over the next few years,…

Top Wind Energy Stocks For Renewables Investors

Top Wind Energy Stocks For Renewables Investors

May 27, 2015 at 16:50 | Michael McDonald

 Solar power appears to be hitting some technological hurdles, if the slowing rate of innovation in that industry is any indication. This apparent slowdown could…

Post-Fukushima Japan Turns To Wind As Solution For Energy Crisis

Post-Fukushima Japan Turns To Wind As Solution For Energy Crisis

Apr 09, 2015 at 17:02 | Andrew Topf

The kamikaze pilots that flew bombing raids and suicide missions against the Allies in World War Two were inspired by a “divine wind” that they believed…

Christie’s White House Ambitions Block NJ Wind Project

Christie’s White House Ambitions Block NJ Wind Project

Apr 02, 2015 at 12:16 | Darrell Delamaide

New Jersey’s plans for offshore wind energy have been stymied so far by a Catch-22 and backers blame Gov. Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions for blocking the…

Wind Could Meet 20% Of U.S. Electricity By 2030

Wind Could Meet 20% Of U.S. Electricity By 2030

Mar 30, 2015 at 11:02 | Charles Kennedy

Wind power may soon be coming to a field near you. The Department of Energy (DOE) published a major report looking at the viability of…

Wind May Win The Renewable Race – But At What Price?

Wind May Win The Renewable Race – But At What Price?

Mar 18, 2015 at 16:54 | Thomas Miller

You only need to drive the long, lonely stretches of highway in west Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Colorado or even parts of California to know that…

Scotland’s Wind Dream May Turn Into A Nightmare

Scotland’s Wind Dream May Turn Into A Nightmare

Jan 12, 2015 at 14:02 | Euan Mearns

I last looked into the details and consequences of Scottish energy policy in the pre-referendum post Scotch on the ROCs. The expansion of Scottish renewables is progressing at breakneck…

Kenya to Develop Africa’s Largest Wind Project

Kenya to Develop Africa’s Largest Wind Project

Dec 17, 2014 at 14:11 | Nick Cunningham

Kenya may soon be home to the largest wind project on the continent of Africa. Danish wind company Vestas won a contract to provide 365 turbines for a 310…

Wind Power Finally Takes Hold In United States

Wind Power Finally Takes Hold In United States

Sep 08, 2014 at 16:22 | Andy Tully

At first glance, wind power might seem to be an easy road in the trip to renewable energy: Set up a turbine and begin cranking. But where turbines have been…

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