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Typical view of a HAWT based wind power plant Wind power basics: How do you calculate the Energy stored in the wind?: Wind kinetic Energy is KEw = AirMass*WindSpeed^2/2 AirMass is defined by the AirVolume that flows through the wind turbine * AirDensity …

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Dear Readers, Since it’s founding in 2009 Green Energy Reporter has published nearly 2,000 articles chronicling the most important developments in the North American renewable energy industry.

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Solar Thermal Technologies What dominating technology will play the largest part in the solution of providing clean energy in the future? Well the answer is that it stands between a handful of technologies where large scale or utility scale solar thermal generated electricity …

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NRG Energy, blaming  a lack of federal subsidies and regulatory uncertainty, has stopped development work supporting its offshore wind projects, including a 200-megawatt initiative in Delaware.

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First Solar, the U.S. developer of thinfilm photovoltaic panels, has reduced its earnings estimate for this year and next year and has announced plans to cut  100 jobs.