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First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Moves One Step…

A plan to build the United States' first offshore wind farm moved forward last week, after the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection approved its proposed undersea cables to transmit power to the mainland. The Cape…

Germany is no Longer Number One Wind Power…

Germany has been deposed as the number one wind energy generator in the world by The United States. US wind producers had record year of growth in 2008 according to the American Wind Energy Association…

750 MW Offshore Wind Farm off the Coast…

A 250 turbine wind farm planned to be built about 10 miles offshore in Wales has just been approved. The project will (hopefully) begin feeding electricity to the grid in 2012, and will have a…

Wind Power Output Could Triple With New Design

Wind turbines usually lose up to 40 percent of potential energy because wind flow is not optimised past the turbine blades. The new FloDesign Wind Turbine takes design cues from jet engine designs in order…

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Duke Energy to build 5,000 MW of Wind…

Duke Energy Corp. plans to produce more than 5,000 megawatts of electricity from wind projects located primarily in the West, Southwest and Midwest. That's more than 2.5 times the power generated by Rocky Mountain Power's…

Xcel Energy To Build $900M Wind Farms in…

Xcel Energy Inc. and enXco will build wind farms in Minnesota and North Dakota that will generate 351 megawatts of power, Xcel announced Friday. EnXco is a renewable energy developer headquartered in Escondido, Calif. It…

Swift Rooftop Wind-Turbine comes to the U.S.

A home wind turbine already installed at 250 sites in Scotland is now being sold in the U.S. Cascade Engineering said Monday. The Swift wind turbine is available in the U.S. and Canada now and…