| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:55 PM
To the editor: I have driven through and visited the Silurian Valley on trips to and from Death Valley. The road from Baker north to Death Valley is a journey through time: vast, beautiful, haunting. Now an energy firm from Spain wants to place a solar...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy. So many companies were clamoring to transform steam into electricity that they sucked the world's largest geyser field dry.
But the industry's shortsightedness — and its slowness...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Siemens Orlando offices were involved in the company’s wind divisions signing two long-term wind service agreements for wind farms in Washington State
The wind farms have 132 turbines between them, near the city of Roosevelt, WA: White Creek...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Marylanders really, really want to get more of their electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind, a new poll finds. Most also apparently back government mandates to make it happen, even if they have to pay a little more for their power.
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Thanks for your Tribune reporter Julie Wernau’s thorough and informative article on Clean Line Energy Partners and its plan to build transmission lines from the wind-rich Great Plains states to where electricity is needed, including Illinois...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Julie Wernau’s story about new, privately funded power-line projects to unlock the potential of Great Plains wind power was fascinating. This is, in my view, an exciting development because it clears up one of the biggest bottlenecks in the growth...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The wind is so strong in Iowa and Kansas that more wind farms there could power the country's largest cities if only there was a way to move that electricity to where most people live.
Enter Michael Skelly, a Houston businessman who envisions building...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Siemens Energy’s office in Orlando is fighting trademark infringement allegations from a German company over technology that protects wind energy turbines during high winds.
Siemens has been fighting a subpoena for documents related to Siemens&...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Microsoft Corp. will buy wind power from a new Illinois wind farm for the next 20 years to offset its power needs, part of a plan by the technology company to become offset its carbon output.
The 175-megawatt wind farm is under construction 60 miles...