Bill Setting Goal for Offshore Wind Energy Production Passes State Senate CommitteeA bill aiming to jumpstart wind energy production in California came one step closer to becoming a law Monday when a state senate committee approved it.
San Francisco Assemblyman's Bill Boosts Building Wind Farms Off California CoastCalifornia assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.) introduced a bill to the legislature on Thursday intending to shift the state's energy sources to rely more on offshore wind power, producing 10 gigawatts of energy by 2040.
Small Turbines From Silicon Valley Firm May Shift Wind Energy MarketWhile wind energy is the fastest-growing energy source in the world, wind farms provide less than five percent of the energy in the U.S.
Small Turbines From Silicon Valley Firm May Shift Wind Energy MarketA Silicon Valley startup is aiming to change the direction of the alternative energy market with small, animal-friendly wind turbines.
Massive Wind Farm Project May Be Allowed To Kill Eagles Without Breaking LawThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to seek public comments on whether to allow what could be the biggest wind farm in the U.S. to kill a limited number of bald and golden eagles without breaking the law, the agency announced Wednesday.
Google Investing $75M In Iowa Wind FarmGoogle is investing $75 million in an Iowa wind farm as part of its effort to encourage development of cleaner energy sources.
Google To Spend $55 Million On California Wind FarmThe Mountain View-based Internet search giant is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California’s Tehachapi Mountains.
California Sets Nation's Highest Renewable Power GoalsGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring California utilities to get one-third of their power from renewable sources, giving the state the most aggressive alternative energy mandate in the U.S.
California Lawmakers Promote Clean Energy StandardsThe California Legislature's Democratic leaders on Wednesday promised quick passage of measures they said will position the state as the national leader in developing clean energy alternatives and green jobs.
Wind Turbines To Be Upgraded In Altamont PassThousands of decades-old wind turbines in Altamont Pass will be replaced with new ones that produce more power and kill fewer migratory birds under the terms of a legal settlement announced Monday.