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Mexico moving forward with wave powered farms

Wave power is the oft-forgotten cousin of solar and wind power. It has huge potential, but it is not quite as far along as the better known sources of clean power, so it tends to be overlooked. But it shouldn't! To clean up our power grid we'll need all the help we can get. Granted, in many places where wave power would work, offshore wind power would also work, but that might not be the case everywhere (ie. very deep water), and if wave power's cost can be brought down enough, that might not even matter.


Sales of wind turbines for home use are going strong

Sales of wind turbines for home use are going strong

The sales of wind turbines for residential use have remained strong throughout the economic downturn and backers see the trend continuing.


Google invests $55 million in Mojave Desert wind farm

Google invests $55 million in Mojave Desert wind farm

The Internet search giant's efforts could help California regain its status as the world's wind power capital, industry experts say. Google Inc. is investing $55 million in a large Mojave Desert wind farm, pumping fresh air into California's struggling wind power industry.


Google helps finance 'superhighway' for wind power

Internet search engine giant Google Inc. announced Tuesday that it is investing in a mammoth project to build an underwater superhighway for clean energy that would funnel power from offshore wind farms to to 1.9 million homes without overtaxing the already congested mid-Atlantic power grid.


Teen inventor powers struggling village

14-year-old William Kamkwamba dreamed of powering his village with the only resource freely available to him -- wind. His native Malawi had gone through one of its worst droughts seven years ago, killing thousands, when he thought of building a windmill to generate electricity and pump much-needed water.


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