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IBM's big data helps Vestas wind turbines crank

IBM Firestorm supercomputer will analyze petabytes of weather-related data to optimize placement of Vestas wind turbines and maximize performance over time.

By Oct. 25, 2011


Next thing in wind energy: Stealth turbines

Wind turbines that do not interfere with radar systems used by aircraft have been tested successfully and are close to becoming commercially viable, according to turbine maker Vestas.

By Jun. 29, 2011


Sailrocket 2 breaks sailing speed record at 68 mph

Skimming along a bay in Africa, this sleek carbon-fiber craft seems to barely touch the water.

By Nov. 20, 2012


Intel, Whole Foods lead in green-power purchasing

A survey conducted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance in conjunction with wind turbine giant Vestas Wind Systems has identified which companies procure the largest amounts of renewable energy.

By Jul. 14, 2011


FloDesign speeds quest for midsize wind turbine

With a $34.5 million round, famed VC firm Kleiner Perkins boosts its investment in the novel wind turbine maker, which uses a design inspired by jet engines.

By Jan. 19, 2010


'Stealth' wind turbine blade may end radar problem

A "stealth" turbine blade based on military technology may help overcome the problem of wind farms interfering with aviation radar systems, its developers say.

By Jan. 27, 2010


'WindMade' label proposed for U.S.

First draft of the standard allowing the use the WindMade label requires that a company source at least 25 percent of its electricity from wind in order to qualify.

By Jun. 16, 2011


Why 'big data' is a magnet for startups

So-called "big data" opens up new ways to mine the Web and social media for consumers and business. Data gurus say these apps require a rethink in how computing systems are built.

By Feb. 17, 2012


Wind turbines in short supply

Demand for wind power is growing, but manufacturers of turbines can't keep up.

By Apr. 4, 2008


The next big thing in wind: Slow wind, huge turbines

Offshore wind farms have been discussed frequently in the U.S. lately, but the trend among the turbine manufacturer is to build even larger turbines for land use.

By May. 14, 2009