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Tilos Becomes First Mediterranean Island to Run Solely on Wind and Solar

The island of TilosĀ is set to become the first island in the Mediterranean to meet its power needs from renewable energy. The island of Tilos in the Dodecanese islands chain is a...

Do Wind Turbines Really Generate More Power on the Coldest Days?

Though winter days are typically less windy, a new analysis shows turbines actually work harder and produce more energy on the coldest days, when the power demand is highest. The study recently...
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Wind Industry Tries to Win Over Trump With New Series of Ads

The wind power industry is undergoing a concerted effort to convince the industry's lawmakers as well as the Trump administration of the benefits wind power has for the economy. To do...

Wind & Solar Account for 10% of U.S. Energy for the First Time

For the first time ever, wind and solar power have accounted for more than 10% of the total electricity generated by in the United States. Electricity generation from both sources has...

This New Giant Wind Turbine Can Single-Handedly Power 8,300 Homes

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has recently unveiled the largest, most powerful wind turbine in the world. The turbine is a 9.5-megawatt giant of a machine which towers over even the...

European Coalition to Multiply Europe’s Wind Power 5x by 2030

Germany, Belgium, and Denmark have recently committed to installing 60 GW of new offshore wind power over the next decade. The move will multiply their existing wind energy capacity by more...

Oklahoma Continues Wind Revolution with New Plant

Oklahoma saw the dedication ceremony of a new wind farm last Wednesday outside of the Northern town of Blackwell. The plant began producing power in December of 2016. The facility entitled the...

Netherlands Now Powers Trains Completely on Wind Power

Some years back, the Netherlands committed to a plan for their trains to run on entirely renewable energy by 2018. It seems that the country has managed to achieve their goal...

California to be Powered from Winds of Texas and New Mexico

Thousands of Californians will now be powered by the winds sweeping across the plains of Texas and New Mexico. The new wind power plant, labeled Broadview Wind, holds a capacity of 324...

UK Company Uses Kites to Produce Electricity

Generators, well, generate electricity by converting rotational kinetic energy into electrical energy much in the same way electric motors convert electrical to kinetic, just in reverse. Wind turbines are basically massive...

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