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April Winds in Western Canada (CanWEA interview)

On April 13th, a rare sight graced the full-page cover of British Columbia newspaper, The Province; wind turbines, with a page 3 story about how the wind industry in BC is being sidelined by the crown utility, BC Hydro.  447 more words


Report: Iowa added 2,000+ wind energy jobs in 2014

Nick Fetty | April 14, 2015

Iowa added more than 2,000 jobs in the wind energy sector between 2013 and 2014, according to a report by the American Wind Energy Association. 250 more words


Colorado Leads Nation In Growth In Wind Energy Factory Jobs

DENVER (AP) – The Denver Post reports Colorado led the nation in the growth of wind energy manufacturing jobs in 2014.

The Post quoted the American Wind Energy Association… 116 more words


From Guest Blogger Anja: UK Sets New Record For Wind Power Production

Investing in renewable energy sources means investing in our future. While 2014 was an excellent year for wind energy, 2015 is already showing great potential. In fact, the newest statistics are indicating an annual market growth of 44 percent and installations of more than 51 GW of wind energy. 437 more words

Wind Energy

This Form of Renewable Energy Cannot Be Found in the U.S.

Quick quiz: What form of renewable energy is entirely absent in the U.S., though it’s quite prevalent in Europe? 23 more words

Renewable Energy

MoorDyn, an open-source mooring model

MoorDyn is a lumped-mass mooring line model designed for easy coupling with other software (i.e. floating platform models). It supports arbitrary line interconnections, clump weights and floats, and different line properties. 81 more words

Open-source Projects

Research Spotlight: Here's What's Spinning in the Wind, Energy, and Turbulence Lab

By Hilary Smith, Sustainability Resource Center

In an age of global climate change and smog-thickened skies, wind has been embraced as a relatively green, renewable, alternative energy source. 674 more words

Climate Change