Wind Energy

New York And New Jersey Continue To Deal With Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

New Jersey has injected new life into its renewable energy programs with the passage of a bill that dramatically raises New Jersey’s renewable portfolio standards

Germany Seeks Ambitious Goals For Renewable Energy

Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management completed a competitive lease sale for renewable wind energy development in federal waters offshore North Carolina.

5 Facts About The Collegiate Wind Competition

Germany Seeks Ambitious Goals For Renewable Energy

Wind energy is booming in the United States. There’s now more than 73,000 megawatts of installed wind capacity, enough to power 20 million homes for a year! And it’s just the beginning. In one scenario outlined in the Energy Department’s Wind Vision Report, wind could supply 35 percent of the nation’s electricity by 2050 and… Keep reading →

New Combined Electricity Project Connect Spain and France

Japan has announced its vision of becoming a carbon-neutral, hydrogen-fuelled society by 2040. [The Guardian] American oil-and-gas producers are struggling to cut back the output that has lead to a global oil glut, despite spending cuts and idle drilling rigs. [WSJ Blog] Over the past two years, Microsoft has contracted for 285 MW of renewable energy from… Keep reading →


When it comes to saving energy at home, there are many low-cost and even no-cost options to keep your energy bill low. But what if you’re ready to take a bigger step? If you’ve successfully addressed the low-hanging fruit – like performing energy audits, installing programmable thermostats, and sealing air leaks – it may be… Keep reading →

Germany Seeks Ambitious Goals For Renewable Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy wants 20 percent of the nation’s energy to come from wind power in the next 15 years, targeting a 5% increase from current production levels. “A new Energy Department report finds that wind technology featuring taller towers and larger turbines may get the nation to that goal by opening up… Keep reading →


The state of Hawaii will soon embark on the most ambitious plan in the U.S. to deploy renewable energy. The state legislature in early May passed and sent to Gov. David Ige House Bill 623 that sets a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) of 100 percent of net electricity sales by 2045. The bill will test… Keep reading →

Construction Continues On Walney Offshore Windfarm

Clearly, something needs to be done. And the way Clean Energy Group and Navigant see it in a new report, the last best hope for offshore wind power in the United States lies in a robust, new policy collaboration between several Northeast states – Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. This… Keep reading →

Tamar, The Natural Gas Production Platform Off The Israeli Coast, Is To Begin It's Natural Gas Production

Offshore energy is getting lots of attention this week, which is good. Offshore energy is vital to America’s economy and energy security. This week the Interior Department proposed the first draft of its next five-year program for offshore oil and natural gas leasing, in the 2017-2020 timeframe. While the draft plan doesn’t go far enough,… Keep reading →

Wisconsin Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Would Cripple Wind Energy In State

Long known for its boom or bust tendencies, the U.S. wind energy industry outdid itself in 2013. Capacity additions fell off a cliff, dropping more than 90 percent from 2012 and hitting their lowest level in a decade – but by the end of the year, new projects were under construction at a record-breaking clip.… Keep reading →

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