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Wind Energy News

2016

The First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Is Complete; Samantha Page, ThinkProgress, Aug 23, 2016

Bigger, better, cheaper: wind power is flourishing in the US; David Roberts, Vox, Aug 19, 2016

A Danish Wind Turbine Maker Harnesses Data in a Push to Stay Ahead; Stanley Reed, New York Times, Aug 18, 2016

Annual Wind Power Market Report Confirms Technology Advancements, Improved Project Performance, and Low Wind Energy Prices; Jon Weiner, Berkeley Lab, Aug 17, 2016

GE is building America's first offshore wind farm with turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty; Leanna Garfield, Business Insider, Aug 17, 2018

Britain's vast national gamble on wind power may yet pay off; Ambroxe Evans-Pritchard, The Telegraph, Aug 14, 2016

1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry; Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press, Aug 11, 2016

Massachusetts just gave a huge boost to the offshore wind industry; Chelsea Harvey, The Washington Post, Aug 8, 2016

Deepwater Wind proposes largest offshore wind farm in US; Peter Maloney, Utility Dive, Jul 18, 2016

British windfarms prove a boom for Danish firm; Terry Macalister, The Guardian, Apr 27, 2016

Germany leads Europe in offshore wind energy growth; Arthur Neslen, The Guardian, Feb 2, 2016

 

2015

U.S. wind industry hits 70 GW capacity mark, celebrates tax credit extension; Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive, Dec 22, 2015

A Texas Utility Offers a Nighttime Special: Free Electricity; Clifford Krauss & Diane Cardwell, New York Times, Nov 8, 2015

Taming Wind Power With Better Forecasts; Sue Ellen Haupt & William P. Mahoney, IEEE Spectrum, Oct 22, 2015

Scientists: Offshore Wind a 'Missed Opportunity' in U.S.; Bobby Magill, Climate Central, Sep 30, 2015

Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power; Karim Lebhour, Yahoo News, Jun 28, 2015

Energy Department Says Wind Could Make Up 35% of US Electricity Generation by 2050; Julia Pyper, GreenTech Media, Mar 12, 2015

U.S. way behind in small wind market; Barbara Vergetis Lundin, Fierce Energy, Mar 11, 2015

More wind power and less carbon dioxide in Oregon's future: Guest opinion; Tom Darin, The Oregonian, Feb 14, 2015

Blowing away myths: Study says wind energy could be even more reliable than baseload power; Kari Lydersen, Midwest Energy News, Feb 13, 2015

Over 350,000 Acres Leased off Massachusetts Coast for Offshore Wind; Oceana, Jan 30, 2015

Green-Energy Inspiration Off the Coast of Denmark; Diane Cardwell, New York Times, Jan 17, 2015

2014 Ontario Wind Output Sets Record, Exceeds 5%; WindBlog, Jan 1, 2015

 

2014

Scotland Produced Enough Wind Energy To Power Every Home In October; Ari Phillips, Climate Progress, Nov 5, 2014

Study: wind farms reduce carbon emissions at negligible cost; The Fifth Estate, May 8, 2014

UK Wind Surge: 10% of December Electricity; Pete Danko, earthtechling, January 3, 2014

Wind Output in Ontario 2013; Glen Estill, Wind Blog, January 1, 2014 (NOTE: No more coal generation in Ontario as of 1/1/14)

 

2013

Wind Power, Wildlife Can Get Along, Birders Say; Pete Danko, EarthTechling, December 16, 2013

Redirecting Anti-Wind Energy; Susan Holtz, Alternative Journal, Sep 2013

Wind Turbine Bird Threat Overstated, Study Suggests; Pete Danko, EarthTechling, October 2013

Xcel Chooses Wind Power As Money Saver; Pete Danko, EarthTechling, July 18, 2013

Urban Wind Another Example--Union City Indiana; Paul Gipe, wind-works.org, June 29, 2013

Making Small Wind Work Takes Big Planning; Pete Danko, earthtechling.com

Silent wind power revolution: Turbines in low-wind areas; Craig Morris, Renewables International, May 6, 2013

Germany-Next new solar & wind power record; Craig Morris, Renewables International, April 19, 2013

Onshore Wind Drives Germany's Renewables Revolution, but Is It Too Much of a Good Thing?; Paul Hockenos, RenewableEnergyWorld.com, February 14, 2013

Australian Wind Energy Now Cheaper Than Coal and Gas; James Paton, Bloomberg, February 7, 2013 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

Spain sets record for wind power production; Craig Morris, Renewables International, February 5, 2013

China Had 35% of Onshore Wind Capacity Last Year, BNEF Says; Bloomberg News Editors, February 4, 2013 (via RenewableEnergyWorld.com)

U.S. Adds Record 13,124 MW of Wind Capacity in 2012; CleanEdge News, January 31, 2013

 

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