Wind Power Blog Posts

John Farrell - 3 hours ago

Why Aren’t Rural Electric Cooperatives Champions of Local Clean Power?

When it comes to ownership, there are few better structures for keeping a community’s wealth local than a cooperative. So why is it that America’s rural electric cooperatives are tethered...

Maria Blais Costello - November 24, 2014

Outstanding Clean Energy Programs from States and Municipalities – What’s Working and Why

Last week at a ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland, the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), a nonprofit coalition of public agencies working together to advance clean energy, announced...

Ray Johnson - November 24, 2014

Keystone XL Rejection Points To Where We Are Headed

The most recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline alongside election results and actions in Florida and Wisconsin have encouraged me to share some thoughts about the state of the...

Zachary Shahan - November 22, 2014

Solar & Wind Power Are A Match Made In Heaven

Solar power and wind power are projected to become the top two sources of electricity globally within the coming century (well, within the coming few decades). Both have tremendous...

Zachary Shahan - November 22, 2014

How The Growth of Solar Power & Wind Power Makes Energy Storage More Competitive

Energy storage has long been called the “holy grail” of the energy world. Nonetheless, a miniscule amount of grid storage is in place compared to the amount of power capacity and generation...

Zachary Shahan - November 21, 2014

History of Wind Turbines

Following up on the history of solar power, I thought I'd run down the history of wind turbines a bit. Enjoy! People have caught the wind to propel their boats for many thousands of...

IP Focus: Down But Not Out: More Avenues for a Frustrated Patent Appeal

Along the lines of the issues discussed in our previous posts on when you don’t like a decision by a Patent Officer Examiner, and then when your petition to the PTO Commissioner is...

Zachary Shahan - November 20, 2014

South Korea: Cleantech Leader Under The Radar

In the clean energy revolution, much attention gets put on China, the US, and Europe. These are, of course, very big and influential markets, and it's good to see each of them promoting...

Zachary Shahan - November 20, 2014

From Survival To Political Stability To Clean Air: Renewable Energy Helps In So Many Ways

Renewable energy is massively important for so many reasons. The most prominent of them is the greatest challenge modern civilization has faced -- global warming and climate change....

Zachary Shahan - November 19, 2014

Which Electricity Technologies Use The Least Water?

One of the most critical environmental crises we are facing today concerns one of our most precious resources: water. Water scarcity isn't only an issue threatening future generations;...

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