President Obama outlined sweeping measures on Tuesday designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants and help local communities better prepare for devastating storms, fires, and drought.
French companies Nass & Wind and naval defence contractor DCNS recently presented details of their next generation floating wind turbine development programme at the Thetis Marine Renewable Energy show held in Brest on April 10 and 11.
The new buzz word in the green movement is "sustainable energy." According to anti-oilsands lobbyists, oil is evil and stopping the development of the Alberta oilsands will avert a global disaster.
A report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) confirms that the UK is on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy targets, thanks principally to new solar and offshore wind projects.
The production tax credit for wind energy is set to end in December of this year and whether it should be renewed has been a recent topic of debate. This begs the question; is wind energy a viable and important part of our energy policy?
UK-US government investment is set to be a driving force in new floating wind turbine technology.
UK energy secretary Edward Davey announced that a collaborative investment effort will be made to build a number of experimental floating wind turbines.
Hawaii's government is turning to wind power in order to cut down on pollution. Although the idyllic destination already has great wind resources, the plan is part of a state goal to obtain at least 70 per cent of energy needs from renewable resources.
An independent panel of experts in Massachusetts has released a report on the health hazards posed by wind turbines. Although the panel found no conclusive evidence of serious health problems, their findings left the door open for further research.
The Cape Wind farm has received approval from the Obama Administration’s Department of the Interior. The much-disputed offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in the U.S., will be located in Massachusetts’ Nantucket Sound.
While Hillary Clinton agrees with John McCain to suspend the 18.4 cents per gallon federal excise tax on gasoline for the summer driving season, Congress and President Bush can't reach a compromise on renewing tax credits for solar and wind power.