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Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon for renewable energy has pushed utilities to ink solar and wind power deals. Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon […]

This is what America’s eco city of the future looks like

Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is ‘a good little Republican’ – but ever since his city weaned itself off fossil fuels, he has become a hero to environmentalists When the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross assumed it was a joke. “OK, which of […]

Climate denial is like The Matrix; more Republicans are choosing the red pill | Dana Nuccitelli

The wall of Republican climate denial is starting to crack; who will be the Neo that accelerates the process? Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt wants to hold televised ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ climate science ‘debates.’ The idea is that a ‘Red Team’ of scientists will challenge the mainstream findings of ‘Blue Team’ scientists. That may sound […]

Power network being run like the ‘stock market’

SOUTH Australia's electricity grid has been called a “basket case” after yet another blackout but the same problems could soon spread to the rest of Australia. Residents have been furious over the blackout due to “load shedding” , which plunged 40,000 properties into darkness on Wednesday night, at the end of a 42C day. View […]

This startup’s wind generator flaps its wings like a hummingbird

Small wind power seems like a great idea for a home or business until you learn the facts about how much more efficient, both cost- and energy-wise, large conventional wind turbines are. For certain situations, notably off-grid and rural locations with adequate wind speeds, small wind generators on tall masts can be a good option, […]

You’ve never seen anything like this new green energy innovation

Do you think of some Hansel and Gretel-type structure on a farm in the Netherlands? Or do you think of a stark-white colossus sitting on the coast of Scotland? Both thoughts are correct – but neither even slightly resembles the next generation of wind-power technology. Capture Mobility is a new kind of wind turbine that […]

Texas keeps getting greener: Solar power, like wind a decade ago, is about to soar

For years, Texas consumers have been buying electricity through renewable energy plans. Now TXU Energy, the state’s largest electricity retailer, has added a twist: 100 percent solar power . View full post on Wind Power News

Solar energy, like cellphones, will prove naysayers wrong

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Company noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. View full post on Wind Power News

Festo’s DualWingGenerator Catches the Wind Like Flapping Bird Wings

Windmills offer a great way to harness energy and they’ve been around for almost two centuries, but who says that’s the only way you can catch the wind ? Festo, a supplier of automation technology, is trying to shake things up with a new type of wind harvesting technology called DualWingGenerator that replaces rotor blades […]

Wind max turbine HY-400 12v low wind. Out of the box and up close of what it looks like

Opening a new wind max HY-400 12v low wind model out of the box. I love it is all I have to say. Looking forward to getting it mounted.