Southwest Windpower, a manufacturer of small wind turbines, acquires Deerpath Energy, which develops projects with many such turbines.
A state analysis of microwind turbines shows that they didn't hit their performance targets because of poor siting and a lack of reliable wind resource data.
A multi-site study in the U.K. finds that a marginal wind resource, particularly in cities, means that rooftop small wind turbines are unlikely to meet manufacturers' claims.
Southwest Windpower unveils small wind turbine with claim of 7,400 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year under 12 mph average conditions.
To perform at capacity, small wind turbines need strong, steady wind, while solar panels are more versatile in where they can be used, say experts.
The company fancies itself more--a lot more--than a search provider. And with Tuesday's move toward becoming a power metering firm, that ambition may soon be realized.
CNET News' Tom Krazit, who was on hand for Apple's smartphone operating system update, parses today's big announcement.
Small wind turbine company Mariah Power teams with developer to make an application that uses the iPhone microphone to measure wind speed.
The American Wind Energy Associations sees rapid growth in small wind turbine marketplace but you need a stiff and steady breeze to get a good payback.
Sales of wind turbines under 100 kilowatts in capacity have grown rapidly thanks to better incentives, maturing technology, and consumer demand.