Windpower

10.06.15
Clean energy is nearly as inexpensive as coal and gas
10.06.15

Clean energy is nearly as inexpensive as coal and gas

Solar and wind power costs have dropped so much that they're nearly as cheap to set up as dirtier energy sources.

By J. Fingas,   10.06.15
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06.07.15
GE's big-nosed wind turbine generates more power
06.07.15

GE's big-nosed wind turbine generates more power

Despite their giant blades, most wind turbines waste a lot of energy -- gusts around the rotor don...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.15
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05.21.15
Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow
05.21.15

Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow

It may be tough to satisfy the US' seemingly never-ending thirst for energy, but clean power sourc...

By J. Fingas,   05.21.15
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01.16.15
New York City's first commercial wind turbine proves its worth
01.16.15

New York City's first commercial wind turbine proves its worth

Sunset Park in Brooklyn is home to New York City's first commercial-scale wind turbine, and it's a...

By B. Steele,   01.16.15
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08.17.14
3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack
08.17.14

3D-printed wind turbine puts 300W of power in your backpack

For the most part, portable energy generators are intended for modest uses. They can charge your p...

By J. Fingas,   08.17.14
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05.07.14
Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts
05.07.14

Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts

Many green energy sources only generate power in a narrow range of conditions. Solar panels won't...

By J. Fingas,   05.07.14
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09.17.13
Google keeps it green, purchases 240MW of wind power in Texas
09.17.13

Google keeps it green, purchases 240MW of wind power in Texas

Google's goal of meeting its electrical needs with renewable sources got another big boost today....

By M. Gorman,   09.17.13
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06.04.13
Google buys Swedish wind farm's entire output to power Finnish data center
06.04.13

Google buys Swedish wind farm's entire output to power Finnish data center

Google has just secured the services of an entire 72MW wind farm in Maevaara, Sweden for the next...

By S. Dent,   06.04.13
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09.27.12
Google data center in Oklahoma to get 48MW of wind power, boost renewable energy in the Sooner state
09.27.12

Google data center in Oklahoma to get 48MW of wind power, boost renewable energy in the Sooner state

Google has made a point of relying on renewable resources for its data centers whenever possible, e...

By J. Fingas,   09.27.12
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