Egypt’s Next Huge Wind Farm

Green Prophet

As part of its target of going from its current 550MW of wind to a staggering 2,690MW by 2016 to reach 7,200MW by 2020, Egypt is putting bids out for yet more wind power. This would continue progress towards this ambitious goal to tap some of the best wind resources in the world.

Where Does Your Wind Energy Come From and Is It Really ‘Green’?

Conservancy Talk

Renewable energy is an important part of our energy future. Fortunately, technology has improved and costs have dropped making wind and solar an increasingly viable option. Depending upon where you live, you may be utilizing wind energy generated out-of-state.

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Sierra & Tierra: A Gale of Wind Energy Good News

Sierra Club Compass

By Javier Sierra A gale of good news is hitting both the wind industry and the future of the planet. Spain became the first country ever to get more energy from wind than any other source during a complete year in 2013, with a 21.1-percent share at 55 gigawatts (GW).

Study: Wind Energy To Prevent 34 Billion Tons Of Carbon Emissions By 2030

Eco Friendly Daily

Wind energy has become a clear component of the future of the renewable energy sector. Wind energy grows yearly and globally, with more developing nations joining the field as well. In total, seventy-five countries around the world currently are using wind energy.

Viking Wind Farm in Scotland to generate 370MW of clean power


B.Sameer Kumar: When it comes to tapping into alternate sources of energy, solar power has taken a giant leap forward, leaving behind the other forms of renewable energy in the last two decades. Viking wind farm approved.

Wind farm planning approvals by local councils slump to record new low of 25%

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Figures revealed recently at the wind industry’s annual conference in Liverpool show that local council approvals of wind farm applications have fallen to a shocking new low of just a quarter of all applications. BWEA Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery MBE said: “The planning system is broken when it comes to wind energy.

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What we can learn about renewable energy from Australia

Green Prophet

If we look to successful countries in the world we see the hopeful ambitions of countries like Israel which is blessed with an enormous amount of sun and yet its renewable energy output remains low at about 5%, mostly all of it provided by solar panels.

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The Great Transition, Part II: Building a Wind-Centered Economy

Green Blog

In the race to transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy and avoid runaway climate change, wind has opened a wide lead on both solar and geothermal energy. Wind is abundant, carbon-free and nondepletable. Wind is also abundant.

The Latest Great Clean Energy News - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Saving Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency in Southern California » The Latest Great Clean Energy News. wind energy industry installed a record 13,124 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity in 2012, which brings the total wind power in the U.S.

Upcoming: Offshore Windpower 2013 Conference and Exhibition in October

Sierra Club Compass

Wind energy? We're big fans - and we're excited to be sponsoring the American Wind Energy Association's upcoming Offshore Windpower 2013 Conference and Exhibition this October in Providence, Rhode Island. In fact, the Department of Energy reported that the U.S.

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Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?


A major contributor to anthropogenic climate change, which our planet is experiencing right now, is the large concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that are being continuously released into the atmosphere from the transportation, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

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What the Passage of the Wind Production Tax Credit Means for.

Sierra Club Compass

Dont Frack Our "Promised Land" » What the Passage of the Wind Production Tax Credit Means for 2013 and Beyond. cents per kilowatt hour to wind producers for the first ten years of operation. For wind to meet 20 percent of the U.S. Energy Solutions. Compass.

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Personal Power: Wind Turbines at Home

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s a wind-powered whirlybird! Many of you may have seen wind farms or heard of wind power’s potential. All wind turbines vibrate, and they transmit this vibration to the structure on which they’re attached. All rooftops create turbulence that interferes with the wind turbine’s operation. Wind farms, however, have experienced much more success. China can double its current electricity generation from wind alone.

Wind Power Can Replace Coal

Eco Friendly Daily

Coal power is the dirtiest form of energy creation on Earth. The supporters of coal power say that coal power is cheap and plentiful, so why replace it with something that is not, which they often cite wind power as an example of. megawatts of power to provide energy to 2,500 homes.

UK and Ireland gear up for Global Wind Day

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) A host of events are planned for Global Wind Day – an annual event that is being marked in more than 70 countries across the world and events are being held across the globe with community groups and business coming together to promote wind power. The event, which is always held on June 15 aims to promote the benefits of wind power while encouraging people to have fun.

Wind industry gives thumbs-up to Budget package

Green (Living) Review

The proposals include a potential GBP 525m of new money through a review of the support mechanism for offshore wind. Adam Bruce, Chairman of the British Wind Energy Association BWEA, said: “This package of measures deserves a welcome from our industry, and is in line with proposals that we have been working through with government. The Budget proposes to review the support given to the offshore wind from Renewables Obligation Certificates by GBP 525m.

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Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

NCLR Releases Study about Bright Future for Latinos in the Green Jobs Sector » Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way. Here are two headlines from the past week that blew me away (no pun intended): #1- Wind was the top new energy source to come online in 2012. #2-

The Age Of Stupid – DVD Movie Review

Green (Living) Review

Pete's character is the founder of the Global archive, a storage facility located in the (now melted) Arctic, dedicated to preserving all of humanity's achievements in the hope that the Planet might one day be habitable again.

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly (Green) Jobs

Green Furniture Home Design

Sustainable agriculture means no gas guzzling tractors and farm equipment; no petroleum based fertilizers; no genetically altered tomatoes that’ll end up bigger than my noggin. With deforestation attributing to about one quarter of all global warming this is something we (planet Earth) just can not afford. Solar Energy Industries Association – Events & Education. Solar Energy International – Renewable energy education.

Alternative Energy – Things you didn’t know

Eco Friendly Daily

As our energy needs rise, as our supplies of fossil fuels run out and as the state of our planet become more precarious, we increasingly need to look at alternative energy sources to meet our requirements and to allow our modern lifestyles. Solar Energy. The sun, a huge burning ball of hydrogen, outputs vast amounts of energy every second. Even the minute fraction that falls on the Earth’s surface is more than enough to supply all our energy needs.

Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean.


Renewable Energy. Wind Power. Tidal and Wave Energy. Geothermal Energy. In the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear mishap, Japan has far increased its attention towards alternative energy technologies. After the Tohoku earthquake/tsunami, which triggered the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, finding new energy sources is a prominent R&D area in the country. However, Rhode Island offshore wind farm to generate 1000MW of clean power. Please login.

Qualitative Growth

The Green Changemakers

From an ecological point of view, all of this is good news, since continuing growth of such material consumption on a finite planet can only lead to catastrophe. Similarly, unlimited quantitative economic growth on a finite planet cannot be sustainable.9