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America's tallest structure would generate power

Mar 29, 2013
A Maryland energy company wants to build the world's third-tallest structure to generate downdraft power in the Arizona desert.
Posted In: wind power, nuclear, clean energy

An artificial island will generate electricity

Jan 24, 2013
Belgium is building an artificial island in the North Sea to store water pumped by wind turbines in periods of low electricity demand. When electricity is needed, the water will be released.
Posted In: energy, wind power, Belgium

Wind power races to meet a year-end cut-off

Dec 26, 2012
A tax credit expires at the end of December. To earn it, wind farm operators have to have their turbines up, running and plugged in.
Posted In: wind, wind power, tax credit, energy

China flexes trade muscles

Feb 14, 2012
The state visit by Chinese VP Xi Jengpeng highlights U.S.-China cooperation -- but behind the scenes, China plays hardball.
Posted In: China, clean technology, trade, wind power, solar power

MID-DAY UPDATE: Corn prices hit a two-year high -- what's that mean for you and me?

Oct 12, 2010
Corn futures have been climbing ever since the government predicted a light crop. You'll feel that at the grocery store... and at the gas pump....
Posted In: corn, gambling, Google, healthcare, mid-day update, wind power

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP says the spill will cost $32 BD. And that's...

Jul 27, 2010
/**/ ... good news? Well, not as bad as feared. (Hope the Gulf can say the same.) Home prices up, but consumer confidence down. Big manufac...
Posted In: BP, consumer confidence, home prices, mid-day update, Union Carbide, whistleblowers, wind power

Will Congress block the Michael Phelps of American energy?

Aug 14, 2008
All federal leaders these days like to give lip service to a secure and sustainable energy future for our country. But unless they renew a version...
Posted In: Congress, Michael Phelps of energy, production tax credit, wind power