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Alternative Energy / Wind Power

UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat

UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat

Apr 26, 2013 at 16:40 | John Daly

Twenty-plus years on, the collapse of the USSR in 1991 threatened massive Western defense budgets, bereft of a major enemy like the “Evil Empire.”Western militaries conveniently found a…

Has Belgium Cracked the Problem of Storing Wind Power Electricity?

Has Belgium Cracked the Problem of Storing Wind Power Electricity?

Jan 25, 2013 at 17:19 | John Daly

Many believed that the 11 March 2011 nuclear disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi complex was the death knell for worldwide interest in nuclear power.That has…

U.S. Congress Breaths Life into Wind Energy

U.S. Congress Breaths Life into Wind Energy

Jan 04, 2013 at 16:51 | Daniel J. Graeber

The U.S. government announced this week it was issuing a request to see whether or not there was any competitive interest in leasing more than 100 square miles of an…

Are Wind Subsidies the Best Use of Taxpayers Cash?

Are Wind Subsidies the Best Use of Taxpayers Cash?

Jan 03, 2013 at 16:09 | Brian Westenhaus

The U.S. taxpayers are in better than $16 billion dollars now and just got hooked for another $12.1 billion more.  That’s $161,333 per for 75,000 jobs.  Admittedly, compared to…

George W. Bush: The Hero of US Wind Energy

George W. Bush: The Hero of US Wind Energy

Dec 04, 2012 at 16:32 | Dave Zgodzinski

George W. Bush will be remembered for a number of things. He was President for eight momentous years, after all. So it’s easy to make a list of items that…

Wind Energy: Swapping Turbines for Kites

Wind Energy: Swapping Turbines for Kites

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:23 | Brian Westenhaus

The ideas to harness wind energy from a kite, or other highflying tethered wind energy collectors are pretty numerous, however most are economically unsustainable even though beautiful, spirit lifting, and…

Bladeless Turbine: The Future of Wind Energy?

Bladeless Turbine: The Future of Wind Energy?

Nov 14, 2012 at 17:24 | Green Futures

The Saphonian turbine is more efficient, quieter and safer for birds, its makers claim. Could it represent the future of wind energy?Innovation always pushes boundaries, but what about…

Rural Alaska Shows us the Way for Wind Energy Installations

Rural Alaska Shows us the Way for Wind Energy Installations

Sep 27, 2012 at 17:31 | Climate Progress

The fact that the local jail is one of the only lodging options for visitors to the native Alaskan village of Tuntutuliak is a clear indication of its remote location.…

Energy and Tax Policies Must be Reconsidered as Wind Subsidy Comes to an End

Energy and Tax Policies Must be Reconsidered as Wind Subsidy Comes to an End

Sep 26, 2012 at 17:26 | Ed Dolan

Wind power has been a success story of green energy. After several years of rapid growth, it now accounts for about 3 percent of all electricity produced in the United…

Government Incentives Lead to a Wind Energy Boom in Turkey

Government Incentives Lead to a Wind Energy Boom in Turkey

Aug 10, 2012 at 17:44 | Editorial Dept

Turkish Boom in Wind Power InvestmentsWind power boasts the second highest share of renewable energy production in Turkey, and its prospects look brighter each day. According to 2010…

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