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Washington state has two potential sites where excess electricity generated by wind turbines could be stored underground as compressed air then converted back nearly instantly when needed.
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BRITAIN was just six hours away from running out of gas during the cold spell in March, according to an energy expert working for the Crown Estate.
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The so-called Omnibus Energy Bill, which incorporates ideas from at least nine separate bills, would encourage the expansion of natural-gas pipelines into New England, increase funding for energy-efficiency efforts and provide financial assistance to help low-income families switch to more affordable heating systems.
The 51-turbine project is slated to be three miles northwest of Mojave and about 11 miles east of Tehachapi and will cover 1,999 acres of public land, according to a BLM news release.
For a time, coal was moribund, on life support. We thought perhaps the country was permanently shrugging off its dependence on the dirtiest of all fossil fuels.
A data-collection buoy that can be plopped in the ocean and used to determine the suitability of remote locations for offshore wind farms is ready for real-world testing, the University of Maine announced Friday.
Makani is the Bay Area startup, backed previously by both Google and the government through the ARPA-E program, that's been pursuing an airborne wind turbine concept that uses a tethered airplane-like design.
Rather than turbines high in the sky, he says, it should bring wind to the ground, in concentrated form.
Nova Scotia's consumer advocate is asking the Utility and Review Board to reject the Maritime Link deal as currently proposed by Nova Scotia Power's parent company, Emera Inc.
OneWind Australia, a venture backed by private equity fund Denham Capital Management LP, expects the first of as much as $2 billion in wind farms it plans in the country to start operating by 2015.
Wind power is the key to Australia achieving its renewable energy target but there are persistent claims that wind turbines make people sick, despite evidence to the contrary.
Could wind energy be coming to the south coast? A meeting regarding the potential for wind energy off the coast of Coos Bay was held at the North Bend Public Library Wednesday night.
After spending last weekend at the Heartland Coalfield Alliance's retreat in the Illinois coal basin region, I'm more inspired than ever.
After its successful launch of Lopburi Solar with a capital investment of more than Bt10 billion, and expected return of investment within 10 years on projected Bt1.3-billion annual revenue, Natural Energy Development Co is exploring the possibility of setting up a 20-megawatt wind-powered electricity-generation plant.
"Strawscaper": Belatchew Labs, an experiment-focused division of Belatchew Arkitekter in Sweden, proposes a new way of harvesting the wind for power without using wind turbines.
Gov. Paul LePage is withholding support for a compromise bill being worked out by the Legislature's Energy Committee that's aimed at expanding Maine's natural gas infrastructure, boosting funding for energy efficiency, directly lowering businesses' electricity costs and making it more affordable for residents to abandon oil heat.
Belatchew Arkitekter has proposed converting the Soder Torn building in Stockholm into an urban wind farm by covering it in piezoelectric fibers Despite being the most common renewable energy technologies, solar panels and wind turbines still have their shortcomings.