A proper energy policy for Minnesota would not promote wind power ahead of other options, according to a coalition of energy groups in that state.
The production of electricity from renewable energy sources in Germany grew by 18 percent last year, according to the country's electricity association.
The windmills scattered throughout the rolling hills and grassy expanses of the Great Plains are proof that farmers and ranchers were some of the original users of renewable energy.
One of Canada's larger oil companies has made an equity investment of $3 million in a company that develops solar and wind energy in the state of Vermont.
An exhibit that demonstrates how renewable energy can bring electricity to developing nations will be featured at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado.
The pursuit of wind energy in Nebraska would produce more in-state economic benefits than imported natural gas and coal., even without the local benefits of manufacturing turbines and related components.
A coalition of energy and environmental groups in the U.S. midwest wants renewable energy to provide 8 percent of the region's electricity generation by 2010 and 22 percent by 2020.
An international protocol has been released that will increase investor confidence in renewable energy technologies.
The international demand for wind energy slowed a bit last year, but remained strong with 3,500 megawatts being installed, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).
The markets for renewable energy are ready to take off and exceed $5 billion a year in investments, according to a major international report.