| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hurricanes are projected to get ever more fierce and destructive, but researchers say offshore wind farms can tame those tempests and protect coastal cities.
Scientists at Stanford University and the University of Delaware used sophisticated computer...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:29 AM
The best news about wind energy today? Buffet's billion dollar jolt in the arm...
The decision by Warren Buffett’s utility company to order about $1 billion of wind turbines for projects in Iowa shows how a drop in equipment costs is making...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Harnessing wind power off the mid-Atlantic coast could generate more than 70,000 jobs in the region over 10 years, according to an industry study released last week at a trade conference in Virginia Beach.
And Hampton Roads with its shipbuilding...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:26 AM
A new wind farm that will supply power to Microsoft Corp. for the next 20 years broke ground Wednesday in Kankakee before a crowd of more than 100.
The 175-megawatt Pilot Hill Wind Project is being constructed 60 miles outside Chicago along the border...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Plans to build a "wind farm" that risks putting towering wind turbines in the migration paths of birds flying through South Florida moved a step closer to approval on Thursday.
Palm Beach County commissioners on Thursday approved changing development...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show had some fun with the fight over plans for a South Florida wind farm that could put tall wind turbines in the path of migrating birds.
While environmentalists have argued that the turbines pose a threat to endangered...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:50 AM
A plan to construct 80 wind turbines as tall as skyscrapers on farmland in western Palm Beach County could harm several endangered species, according to an analysis by a federal wildlife agency.
Wind Capital Group of St. Louis proposes the construction...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Audubon of Florida on Monday raised new concerns about a proposed wind farm that environmentalists contend poses a risk to migrating birds.
Missouri-based Wind Capital Group proposes building 80 towering wind turbines across 16,000 acres of sugar cane...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:04 PM
After dozens of nonsensical proposals to kill hurricanes with everything from nuclear bombs to cat litter, finally an idea that might work: Enormous wind turbines placed offshore from storm vulnerable cities.
But costs in the trillions and environmental...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With a backdrop of slowly turning wind turbines, the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a plan to manage conservation and renewable energy production on more than 22 million acres in California as part of a federal and state effort...