Breaking Wind: The Odd Culture of Wind Farm Protests

Wind farms are popping up all over the world with the lure of cleaner electric generation and a lessened dependency on fossil fuels. Renewable energy, including solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and…

Tesla Shifts Gears to Enter Utility Industry

What do companies do once they’ve conquered their industry?  Move to a different industry, of course.  After its launch in 2003, Tesla Motors quickly became a force to be reckoned...

Caribbean to drop diesel and go green

The Caribbean is going green thanks to billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson. Better known for founding Virgin Records, Branson also owns Necker Island in the Caribbean and has been working…

Tax credits give solar investors a bright future

Global investments in clean energy are down for the second year in a row, but the U.S. Senate is supporting solar power.  The Senate introduced a bipartisan bill that allows…

Birds halt wind project in Toledo

Plans for a wind power project in Ohio have been stalled after two organizations threatened lawsuits with concerns about migrating birds in the region. The Toledo, Ohio wind turbine was…