Two weeks of climate talks organized by the United Nations finished with developing countries demanding more clarity from their richer counterparts on when a promised package of $100 billion in aid will materialize.
Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones that are water-stressed—to better manage their limited water resources and invest in the right energy systems.
As the wind industry continues its march toward becoming a mainstream source of electricity, some new entrants are poised to help it along its path.
When a California battery company officially moved its headquarters and manufacturing to Kentucky coal country last week, generous state tax subsidies certainly played a role — but so did something often lost in the debate about coal.
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the American Wind Energy Association’s WindPower 2018 conference and expo, Tom Kiernan, President and CEO used baseball analogies to explain how he sees the industry growing over the next few decades.
It is no surprise that the growth in corporate renewables has continued at a record pace, because what were once transactions driven almost purely by “go green” ideals or achieving sustainability targets have now also become driven by the bottom line.
Here are 6 great ways to learn more about the market and engage at WINDPOWER 2018 to enhance your experience.
In this podcast episode, guest Joel Stronberg gives a U.S. midterms election update; and outlines what might happen in Washington D.C. before November, and what the renewables industry should be thinking about beyond election day.
The American Wind Energy Association’s new report on the U.S. wind market says the U.S. added around 2,000 wind turbines last year. What if the U.S. could add another 2,200 turbines’ worth of clean energy without putting a single turbine in the ground?…
It’s more important than ever to prepare America’s future workforce with the real-world skills they need through efforts like the U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition, which challenges undergraduates to design and build a wind turbine….
Metocean data collection allows smarter development of projects to increase energy production while reducing project footprint
Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs this week released the results of an offshore wind auction that will add 3.8 GW of capacity to its grid.
Here’s a question for leaders of corporations and municipalities: What was the impact of extreme weather on your bottom line last year? And how are you mitigating this threat to your company’s operations and finances in the future?
While most surveys suggest that the public generally supports wind and solar power, opposition from local communities and residents sometimes blocks or delays specific new projects.
Stanford University researchers have developed a water-based battery that could provide a cheap way to store wind or solar energy generated when the sun is shining and wind is blowing so it can be fed back into the electric grid and be redistributed wh…
Greece is preparing to auction 2.6 GW of solar and wind projects to attract investment and beef up the Mediterranean country’s clean-energy credentials.
The team that produced the first wind turbine blade from a 3-D printed mold has been recognized for a design that could help shorten the time and expense of developing new wind technologies.
Speaking at the start of a new round of climate talks in Bonn, Germany, today, Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, said the current climate pledges put forth by signatories of the Paris A…
Every year at about this time we at the Global Wind Energy Council release our ‘Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update,’ updating our preliminary annual market statistics, surveying the global market, giving snapshots of the most important markets, d…