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Offshore wind advocates cheered recently at news that a German wind farm is going to be built entirely without government subsidy. That said, however,...

Offshore wind turbines need adjustments to survive Category 5 hurricanes

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Germany got 85% of its electricity from renewable sources in April

Germany is constantly making the rest of the world look bad with their commitment to renewable energy. The country is always near the top...

The Netherlands opens massive offshore wind farm

In recent years it has seemed like European countries are just constantly outdoing each other when it comes to wind power generation. The latest...

Power-Blox uses swarm intelligence to create autonomous 'Internet of energy' micro-grids

The company has developed a scalable energy product that can create plug-and-power grids capable of storing and distributing electricity from a variety of inputs. A...

Atlanta sets goal of 100% renewable energy by 2035

Whenever national environmental policy is getting you down, it's always good to look to the cities. Cities are where big positive changes often happen...

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