The Sultanate of Oman is building the largest wind farm in the Gulf States region. The $125 million, 50-megawatt project is a joint development between Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, Masdar, and
A report prepared for the European Commission has found that onshore wind power provides the cheapest source of energy once external factors such as air quality, health impacts and expenditure, and the
In his 2014 State of the Union Address President Obama stated of coal seam gas: "if extracted safely, it's the bridge fuel that can power our economy with less of the carbon pollution that causes climate
July was a banner month in Spain in terms of renewable energy production with 34 percent of the country's energy needs being met by wind and solar energy. Wind was the prominent low-carbon energy source
When it comes to the production of renewable energy, Germany is well ahead of the game - villages regularly break records by producing more energy than they need, and the country has met up to 74% of its
Theo Jansen has been creating wind-walking examples of artificial life since 1990. What was at first a rudimentary breed has slowly evolved into a generation of machines that are able to react to their
Renewable energy is one of the keys to securing a sustainable future for people around the world - but do you know where today's clean technologies came from and what the future holds for the industry?
A tiny Spanish island with just 10,000 residents is about to do something amazing. El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, plans to completely sever ties with the traditional power grid and move
Wind turbines are rarely designed for cities-they are loud, affect views, and buildings tend to block the winds anyway. Eager to find an aesthetically-pleasing solution for harvesting wind energy in urban
In 1997, biologist and innovation consultant Janine Benyus, released her first book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. In this publication she coined the term 'biomimicry' and laid the groundwork
A new study from the University of Delaware finds that high-altitude wind turbines tethered to the ground like kites could potentially generate enough clean, renewable electricity for the entire world.
Forget about traditional tri-blade wind turbines -- the ultra-efficient turbine of the future might look completely different if Kyushu University professor Yuji Ohya has anything to say about it. Ohya
The electricity costs of wind energy and natural gas are virtually identical when the price of carbon emissions is included, according to a new study on the federal tax credit for wind power. Researchers