Good news! Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., has officially started its operation, replacing 90 percent of the island's diesel-generated electricity to clean, renewable wind energy.
Known as the Block Island Wind Farm, the first U.S. offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island has finally been opened. A total of five gigantic turbines larger than the Statue of Liberty were built and expected to power more than 17,000 homes on the island. According to reports, the farm started to generate energy on Monday and has delivered power to countless homes around the grid since then.
According to a report from the International Energy Agency, the generating capacity of renewable energy sources has, for the first time, surpassed coal power.
According to a recent report from the World Energy Council, global demand for energy per capita will peak in 2030 due to new technology and stricter government policies.
A typhoon wind turbine could harness energy so immense it could provide renewable energy to all of Japan for half a century.
The Eastern US is technologically ready to be getting a third of its power from renewable sources in the next 10 years if policy allows.
High winds combined with low demand on a sunny summer Sunday helped provide more than 100 percent of Scotland's energy needs for a day, a 'significant milestone' in curbing fossil fuels.
Golden eagles and wind turbines can now live in harmony since researchers found less threatening, and potentially more abundant, locations for this renewable energy to be collected.