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  • Save the Earth, but don't destroy a desert

    Save the Earth, but don't destroy a desert
    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...
  • Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback

    Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comeback
    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...
  • Siemens signs two 15-year wind power service contracts

    Siemens signs two 15-year wind power service contracts
    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...
  • Marylanders want more solar, wind power

    Marylanders want more solar, wind power
    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. The...
  • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions should be our highest priority

    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...
  • Unlocking the potential of Great Plains wind power

    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...
  • Building wind power superhighways

    Building wind power superhighways
    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...
  • Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee

    Microsoft wind farm breaks ground in Kankakee
    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...
  • Siemens Orlando office fights German trademark probe

    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&...
  • Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment

    Plan seeks to encourage alternative energy while protecting environment
    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...
  • Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm

    Microsoft to buy power from a new Illinois wind farm
    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...