In the first six months of 2017, moving air supplied 57 percent of Scotland's electricity, and authorities seek to have renewables provide all of it by 2020.
Saudi Arabia has gotten too big for its britches, and the oil-producing Middle East is turning even more unstable. And if you are an American, it is your fault.
The Chinese government is committed to stringing eight new ultra-high-voltage power lines, designed mainly to transmit electricity from wind farms, across the country.
In the United States, the cost of wind-generated electricity is down 66 percent since 2009, and there are now 50,000 wind turbines, generating enough electricity to power 19 million homes.
The adoption of wind and solar for electricity generation around the world is happening at a growing pace, and the likelihood is that it will displace hydrocarbons in 15 to 20 years (decades sooner than Big Coal, Big Oil and Big Gas expect).
Wind power is on a roll in the U.S. despite a fickle Congress and the machinations of Big Coal and Big Gas to keep all the subsidies for themselves. And one of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffett, has noticed.
Australia could rely on renewable energy for all its needs, according to new research -- if it could just find the political will to make the change.