wind energy

renewable energy

The US Could Supply 80 Percent of Its Energy with Wind and Solar

It would require an infrastructure overhaul costing hundreds of billions—if not trillions—of dollars, but technically speaking, it’s possible.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.27.18
netherlands

100 Percent of Dutch Electric Trains Now Run on Wind Energy

The Netherlands met its renewable energy goals a year ahead of time.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.9.17
scotland

Kites Could Soon Power An Entire Region of Scotland

The kite-powered system could reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by about 50 percent.
Madison Margolin
10.11.16
earth

The World's Largest Wind Turbines Will Be Taller Than the Empire State Building

Wind energy goes exascale.
Michael Byrne
3.20.16
earth

Engineers Devise a Way to Harvest Wind Energy from Trees

It's not much power, but it may be enough to matter.
Michael Byrne
2.10.16
earth

A 2,250-Foot Tall Tower in Arizona Will Usher in the Future of Wind Energy

Set to be completed in 2018, it would be the tallest freestanding structure in the US.
Christian Honey
6.23.14
earth

In 2013, Solar Capacity Hit Record Highs While Costing Less Than Ever Before

Investment is down, but the world still installed record overall solar power capacity last year.
Jason Koebler
4.7.14
Motherboard Blog

Gaze Into This Real-Time Wind Map of the U.S. and Be Healed

"This exceedingly cool and unembeddable (almost) real-time map":http://hint.fm/wind/ of wind movements in the U.S. -- via the brains at hint.fm -- makes for one of the better visualization experiments in recent memory, and one of the conceptually...
Michael Byrne
3.29.12