Wind power

Green Power Exchange enables peer-to-peer energy sharing

True friends share everything, from purses to lawnmowers to the limitless energy they pull from the sun, wind, and deep underground. Green Power Exchange aims to make one of those sharing scenarios a

Apple Exploring Alternative Wind Power Technology And Motion-Control Mac Mice

Apple's patent filings today reveal one concept outside their usual product-focused applications, detailing a method for harnessing wind power in a manner different from that employed in traditional

Kite-Like Turbines Harness Wind Power At Altitude

Flying a kite to produce power may conjure up images of Ben Franklin, who sought to prove lightning was electric. Makani Power releases turbine blades into the air, seeking to harness wind energy at h

As Greenpeace Knocks IT Sector For Bad Energy Habits, Google Buys More Wind Power

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/picture-3.png" class="shot2"></img> On Thursday, Greenpeace published a study on energy consumption and choices made by IT companies including

Hybrid Streetlights: Good Or Bad News For Utilities?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/picture-8.png" class="shot2"/> Urban Green Energy — a New York City startup that designs and manufactures small wind turbines — has releas

Google Backs Biggest U.S. Offshore Wind Project

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/transmission.png"> Continuing its strategy of using its cash to kickstart renewable energy businesses, <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.co

Google Energy's First Purchase: 20 Years of Wind Power

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/wind_farm_in_iowa.jpg" alt="" title="wind_farm_in_Iowa" width="375" height="500" class="alignright size-full wp-image-198975" /> <a href="htt

How to build your own wind turbine (it's not easy)

I like Instructables, if only because it’s reassuring to know that there are people out there who are not only have not only the knowledge to do something like this, but also the inclination. I

Study: Wind power = nightmares, inner-ear disturbances – I say FUD

I have to say, I’m pretty skeptical of this study. On the surface it seems pretty straightforward: most of the families who lived near wind farms had a similar (if vague) constellation of sympto

GE sold out of wind turbines till 2010

What do former vice president and environmental activist Al Gore and Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens have in common? Both believe the U.S. should cut back on its dependence on foreign oil and that the