The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) in Colorado is one of the world's leading clean energy research facilities. Click here to read about the NWTC and watch a video to take a tour of a wind turbine.
This article is part of the Energy.gov series highlighting the “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…” and was written by Alice Orrell, Energy Analyst, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The original article can be found here. Continue reading
The amount of wind energy available in the United States is continuously growing bringing the nation closer, bit by bit, to the wind energy goals set out in the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Vision Report—35% of the nation's end-use electricity demands coming from wind energy by 2050. Continue reading
Offshore wind is one of the nation’s largest untapped energy sources Continue reading
On October 6, Windustry is pleased to present an evening of cocktails and conversation. The amazing fury and soaring might of wind along with the glory of sunshine are integral in Opera scenes throughout the ages. Join us for an evening celebrating the powerful relationship between the arts and the environment. Continue reading
Updates from them DWEA (Distributed Wind Energy Association) Conference in Washington DC where the 2016 Wind Awards were presented. We would like to congratulate Mia Devine on receiving the Community Wind Innovator Award as well as Trudy Forsyth who was presented with the Distinguished Service in Community Wind 201 Award. Continue reading
Since 1970, Earth Day has inspired millions of people to take action on environmental issues. This year, it’s coinciding with the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement. This is a moment to take stock in how far we have come and to consider new actions we can incorporate into for our own life with family and friends. Continue reading