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Wind Industry

Offshore Wind in Europe: Lessons for the U.S.

Lewis Milford | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

There are a lot of great things Europe has that the U.S. doesn't -- comfortable taxis, good table wine, Idris Elba -- and then there's offshore wind, lots and lots of offshore wind.

The Bullies Are Bringing the Fight to Your Playground

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The RPS in several other states is still under attack and there are ALEC members ready and willing to forgo stealing your lunch money to do the bidding of dirty polluters.

The Promises and Challenges of Wind Power in the US

Swara Salih | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green
Swara Salih

While wind energy can seem like a near-ideal solution to our environmental and energy issues, it has not been without its challenges in the United States. But with sufficient R&D into offshore wind farms, the U.S. energy market could open a new chapter for the wind industry.

Boom Turns To Bust For Wind Industry

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

Wind developers around the country are racing to get their wind farms tested and running before the federal wind production tax credit expires Tuesday...

Lucia Graves

Fiscal Cliff Uncertainty Already Hurting Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.08.2012 | Business

Andrew Sipres spent much of the fall waiting to hear if he'd been let go. The Vestas plant in Brighton, Colo., where he worked manufacturing blades fo...

The Party's Over for Big Wind

Robert Bryce | Posted 10.12.2011 | Green
Robert Bryce

A combination of cheap natural gas, growing resistance to wind turbine installations, and the inability of cash-strapped governments to continue hefty subsidies, is taking the wind out of wind.