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December 3 -- Willis Ladd counts them through the little window above his kitchen sink. One, two, three, four ... 31 wind turbines.  Willis and his wife Noramae have lived in their home on Indiana Highway 13 near Elwood for over 40 years. >>View Article

November 30 -- A biannual report from PacifiCorp that analyzes the cost of integrating wind power into its energy mix shows that cheap natural gas prices have dramatically reduced those costs over the last two years. >>View Article

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 19:35

National Grid Invests $40M In Wind Energy Network

November 28 -- National Grid Plc, which manages electricity networks in Great Britain and three Northeast states in the U.S., has invested $40 million in Clean Line Energy Partners LLC to help the company build power lines for inland wind farms. >>View Article

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 17:03

VC Funding For Renewable Energy To Triple By 2020

November 28 -- The venture capital (VC) funding market for renewable energy is set to triple by 2020, thanks to positive regulatory policies, environmental support for a lower carbon footprint and innovation in renewable energy technologies, finds a new report from Frost & Sullivan. >>View Article

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 18:09

NStar Deal With Cape Wind Gets OK

November 27 -- Following an eight-month review, state utility regulators on Monday approved NStar’s 15-year contract to buy power from Cape Wind, a deal that is expected to moderately increase the average residential customer’s monthly bill for electricity. >>View Article

November 26 -- From a block away, the house was hardly visible, hidden by a dense stand of native mesquite and palo verde trees and tall clumps of prickly pear cactus. Close up, you could see the concrete block structure, built a half century ago when acres of citrus groves were broken into parcels and replaced by homes. >>View Article 

November 26 -- Texas is the third-friendliest state for renewable energy, rising in the biannual Ernst & Young ranking because of improvements to transmission lines that carry wind-generated power across the state. >>View Article 

November 15 -- Google is on the brink of crossing the billion dollar mark for its investments in clean power projects. The search engine giant is arguably the most aggressive Internet company in the world to embrace clean power for its data centers. >>View Article 

November 6 -- PPL’s announcement that it will mothball its 44-year-old Corette coal plant in 2015 has generated a lively conversation this election season. The plant is old, dirty and uncompetitive in today’s market. Yet, little of the coverage has focused on the relative benefits for Montana in this story. I would like to offer a few facts for the reader’s consideration. >>View Article 

November 2 -- The cost of running and maintaining wind farms has fallen 38 percent in four years as competition among contractors increased and turbine performance improved, bringing closer the day that the technology matches fossil fuel. >>View Article 

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