Tag: Wind Energy

floating wind farm

World’s First Floating Wind Farm in Scotland, the Hywind Project

Almost two years after the Scottish government made a deal with the Norwegian oil company Statoil to build five wind turbines off the northeast coast of Scotland, the world's first floating wind farm has...
Paris Climate Accords

How These 5 Countries are Cutting Costs by Upping Renewable Energy Production

If you're feeling down after the Paris Climate Accords, here are five examples around the world that may just pick you up. U.S. President Trump made international waves when he pulled the United States out...
renewable energy job creation

Renewable Energy Job Creation in the Millions

The year 2016 saw an increase to 10 million jobs worldwide in the renewable energies sector. By 2030, the number of people employed is projected to hit 24 million. Aside from reducing the energy sector's...
renewable energy

Top 5 U.S. Cities Powered by Renewable Energy

Five cities in five different US states are already powering public buildings on 100% renewable energy. This is nothing short of a triumph, given that in America, fossil energy sources are still king, and...
net metering

The State of Net Metering in the U.S.

If you're generating clean energy at your home, whether rooftop solar, wind energy, hydroelectric or natural gas turbine, you likely installed these systems to conserve energy and energy dollars. Yet, often influenced by high-dollar lobbyists,...
netherlands

All Trains in the Netherlands are now Powered by Wind Energy

The world's High Tech Startup Capital, the Netherlands, have a reputation for next-generation infrastructure and renewable energy advancements. Certain Dutch streets are self-lit, and Dutch farms have the ability to recoup heat from dairy...