wind energy

renewable energy

Renewables Outstrip Coal in the U.S. for the First Time Ever

It's a big milestone for renewable energy, though the victory will likely be short-lived.
David Gilbert
6.26.19
renewable energy

The US Could Supply 80 Percent of Its Energy with Wind and Solar

It would require an infrastructure overhaul costing hundreds of billions—if not trillions—of dollars, but technically speaking, it’s possible.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.27.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The shipping industry may finally be turning to wind power

The shipping industry may finally be turning to wind power
Sam Donnenberg
10.11.17
energy

Trump slams wind and solar, but red states are embracing them

Alex Lubben
6.24.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump may threaten Iowa's burgeoning wind energy industry

A look at Iowa's wind power industry, and how it could be affected by Trump's latest executive order.
VICE News
4.4.17
netherlands

100 Percent of Dutch Electric Trains Now Run on Wind Energy

The Netherlands met its renewable energy goals a year ahead of time.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.9.17
scotland

Kites Could Soon Power An Entire Region of Scotland

The kite-powered system could reduce the cost of offshore wind energy by about 50 percent.
Madison Margolin
10.11.16
earth

The World's Largest Wind Turbines Will Be Taller Than the Empire State Building

Wind energy goes exascale.
Michael Byrne
3.20.16
Design

Two Words: Laser Windmill

Studio Roosegaarde pairs light art and green energy in 'Windlicht.'
DJ Pangburn
3.15.16
earth

Engineers Devise a Way to Harvest Wind Energy from Trees

It's not much power, but it may be enough to matter.
Michael Byrne
2.10.16
environment

Wind Energy Is Actually Booming in the US. You Just Have to Look for It.

Nearly 80,000 people are employed in the US wind energy sector, which is providing enough energy to power 19 million households.
VICE News
12.22.15
Stuff

South Australia Is Killing Coal Power and This Town is Doomed

A renewable future won't need Leigh Creek, which is a town built on coal mining. We visited to see how the locals are facing the end.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.14.15
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