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Can a Wind Turbine Kill You?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We since tried solar, nuclear, electric and water energy sources. Why is it that none of these take for good? We are still breathing through pollution smog and choking the planet under cloaks of bad air. So what is wrong with the wind?

GE's New Wind Turbines Have A Nifty Little Trick

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Sami Grover: I have something to confess. I am a huge fan of renewable energy, but I never paid much attention to sci...

Wind to Lead Phase-Out of Energy Subsidies?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

What galls Energy Policy Expert Fred Hewitt is that energy subsidies have been a fixture of American policy since the dawn of the fossil fuel era, and yet lawmakers refuse to make subsides for wind anywhere near permanent.

Congress Weans Us Off the Teat of Foreign Oil with Concessions to Offshore Drilling

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Weaning America off the teat of foreign oil is something that every citizen can agree is a good thing. It will start to put funding into renewable energy infrastructure that we so desperately need.

UFO Flies Off Wind Turbine -- What The Heck Is It? (VIDEO)

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

It's obviously not a UFO in the sense of "aliens taking over the world" or anything, but this video shows a rather large weird semi-opaque object fly...

New York City Testing Turbines As Source Of Power

Washington Post | Robin Shulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On a recent morning, a crane sank a 16-foot rotor into the waters of the East River and divers swam deep to bolt it to the bottom. By early evening, a...