Cover enough ground with wind turbines and solar panels and you change the local climate, green the desert and could even boost the Sahara’s rainfall.
Commercial fishers dread the possibility of navigating among marine turbines, as well as possible environmental effects and restrictions on their way of life.
Deep-water turbines could generate all the energy human civilization uses today, scientists say.
As Elon Musk and others have made clear, the islands’ centralized fossil-fueled electric grids should not be rebuilt.
For starters, the solar energy sector now employs more people than Apple, Google and Facebook combined.
Cutting-edge research helps revive European plans for many homes to have their own turbines as part of a clean-energy revolution.
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.
Not only is the fuel itself free, but also the turbines are getting less and less costly -- a trend that experts believe will accelerate.Not only is the fuel itself free, but also the turbines are getting less and less costly—a trend that experts believe will accelerate.
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.