For generations, the bittersweet question around the Schardin family table was this: What in God''s name was Theodore Schardin thinking in 1884 when he stopped his wagon here, on a desolate ridge blasted by every last gust of wind that swept across the prairies?
One of the national laboratories of the U.S. Department of Energy will purchase wind energy to stimulate the market for green power in New Mexico.
A 20 month environmental assessment by the government of Canada has determined that the adverse effects of up to three small wind turbines near downtown Toronto are "not likely significant."
The French government has agreed to introduce targets for the development of renewable energy, according to regulations issued last Thursday.
The average high street bank manager may look askance at being asked to finance a wind farm, but it tends to be government policy which holds back growth more than lack of finance.
With a continuing power supply shortage in California, Utilities are increasingly turning to renewable energy to meet the demand.
Almost two billion people in developing countries -- one third of the world's population -- have no access to electricity. Fuelwood, agricultural residues, human power and draught animals continue to be the primary energy resources for millions of rural families. But solar electric systems could change this.
European companies are setting up a system that will allow green energy certificates trading across the continent.
Customers Will Save on Electricity and Aid the Environment
TXU Electric & Gas, a subsidiary of TXU Corp., and American Electric Power Inc. will build a 130 Mw wind power project for about $143 million near Abilene, Tex., the companies reported Tuesday.