The wind industry is kicking into high gear after a massive first quarter that saw development rise 40% year-over-year.
How Wind Farms Work
As wind power accounts for an increasingly large share of the country’s energy, let’s take a moment to explain exactly how a turbine works.
Abandoned Coal Mine May Host New Renewable Energy Device
All mines eventually outlive their use, but some enjoy a second life — for example, as pumped-storage facilities for renewable energy.
Coal’s Surge Isn’t Holding Back Wind in Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho
President Trump’s plans to revitalize coal hasn’t stopped the renewable energy market from moving forward, with utilities like Rocky Mountain Power planning major investments in wind turbines that will power some of the country’s biggest coal-producing states.
Wind Power Now the United States’ Largest Source of Renewable Energy
The industry can thank several consecutive years of dramatic growth.