wind power

energy

Decentralized Microgridding Can Provide 90% of a Neighborhood's Energy Needs, Study Finds

"The new approach could even pave the way for 100 percent self-sufficiency in power, heat, and water."
Nafeez Ahmed
9.10.18
Big Desert Energy

Wind and Solar Farms Could Make it Rain Regularly in the Sahara Desert

Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
Becky Ferreira
9.7.18
DIY Mining

Can Clean Energy Solve Cryptocurrencies’ Energy Problem?

Julian Oliver’s wind-powered mining rig literally pulls money from thin air.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.29.17
One Man's Trash

Raid Your Junk Drawer to Make a Wind-Powered Phone Charger

Not fast-charging compatible.
Samantha Cole
4.10.17
energy

Massachusetts Bill Wants 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035

This might be a message to the president.
Madison Margolin
1.25.17
Solar

This Boat Will Run for Six Years on Nothing But Wind, Water and Hydrogen

The vessel is a converted multi-hull race boat powered by solar panels, wind turbines, and a hydrogen fuel cell system.
Madison Margolin
1.23.17
motherboard show

Ecological Impact Assessments Aren't Protecting Bats from Wind Farms

Loads of time and money goes into assessing wind farm impacts, little goes into seeing if those predictions were correct.
Michael Byrne
11.7.16
studies

This New Fabric Harvests Energy from the Sun and Wind

Stylish, too.
Michael Byrne
9.12.16
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
Trump

There's a Wind Turbine on the Horizon with Blades the Size of Trump Tower

A program funded by ARPA-E has announced plans to test a 650-foot wind turbine blade concept.
Brian Merchant
1.29.16
united states

An Instagram Photo Tour of America's Wind Power

Two popular Instagram photographers set out to document what wind power looks like in America right now.
Brian Merchant
12.18.15
birds

Virtual Fences Around Wind Farms Could Reduce Bird Deaths

Wind power and avian biodiversity do not have to be mutually exclusive.
Becky Ferreira
10.18.15
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