Category Wind turbines

Green links. 7/31

New precast concrete sucks CO2 out of the air. World’s largest onshore wind farm (909 megawatts) to be built in Oregon. Algae based biofuels in plain English: Why it matters, how it works. Utah’s solar fired furnace to power California…

Storing renewable energy

Triple Pundit explains why being able to store renewable energy is crucial. It’s cost effective, as it can allow electricity to be released during peak hours when it’s needed and the price is higher. Also, it increases energy autonomy and…

Community-based wind power

National Wind’s Community Wind Model: We form an actual legal business partnership with property owners. We create a joint ownership structure for each wind project with the landowners and community as a partner. Landowners have an opportunity to influence the…

Windpower 2008

In just a few years, wind power has gone from the fringe to the mainstream, as witness Windpower 2008, with 10,000 expected participants and GE and BP as their “tera-watt” sponsors. It’ll be held next week in Texas where T.…