Browsing the "wind power" Tag

100% Local, Clean, Cheap Power is Possible Using Renewable Energy

April 8th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

I’ve written in the past about the fact that 100% of the world could be powered from clean, renewable energy. But to get to that 100% target, you need a lot of small 100% targets (i.e. 100% renewable energy for Scotland, for Tokelau, etc.). A report just out yesterday from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research finds that Minnesota could easily go 100% renewable. Not only that, though — it could use 100% local clean power from solar and wind energy. That’s exciting


South Korea to Build Largest Offshore Wind Farm (in World)

November 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

South Korea is a definite cleantech leader. Its cleantech investments per GDP are many, many times more than the US', or any other country's I'm aware of. Check out the graphics below on percentage of countries' stimulus packages that went towards green technology — South Korea is the last pie


Biggest Wind Farm in the US – in Nevada?

September 15th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

A gigantic wind farm with the power output of three or four average-sized coal plants has been been proposed by the US wind development subsidiary of the European renewable energy investor Good Energies, in Nevada



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