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Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds.

By March 28, 2012


FCC: Ready for reform yet?

commentary The agency's unprecedented decision to release a draft report on the withdrawn AT&T/T-Mobile merger application is just the latest move by the FCC that undermines its apolitical nature. How will Congress respond and will mobile users wind up the real victims?

By December 1, 2011


Deepwater doubles size of proposed U.S. wind farm

Developer of proposed farm off the coast of Rhode Island says greater scale would allow it to sell the electricity produced at a lower price.

By December 8, 2010


Cape Wind agrees to reduce cost of offshore wind

Massachusetts attorney general gets a 10 percent price reduction from Cape Wind, a deal that highlights the challenge of cost for offshore wind.

By August 2, 2010


Denmark shows its green pragmatism

Denmark may have electric canal boats for the tourists, and wind turbines off its shore, but coal, gas, and oil still play a large part in how the country really produces electricity.

By August 17, 2011


Offshore wind cable plan highlights grid bottleneck

A Google-backed transmission project secures initial funding to build a backbone to move offshore wind power up the East Coast using new transmission technology.

By October 12, 2010


Wind may explain Red Sea parting

Researchers suggest that "wind setdown," in which strong offshore winds can temporarily lower water levels in shallow coastal areas, could explain the famous biblical tale.

By September 22, 2010


Google-backed $5 billion power line clears hurdle

Ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is just the first step. The project would transport electricity from wind farms off the Atlantic coast.

By May 19, 2011


After Cape Wind, deep challenges for offshore wind

As people wait on federal approval regarding Cape Wind, offshore wind developers are planning other projects farther offshore, adding to the cost and complexity.

By April 1, 2010


Hawaii wind farm to synchronize with needs

Battery storage system coupled with smart grid will allow 30-megawatt wind farm to provide on-demand electricity despite sporadic wind currents.

By July 14, 2010