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Deadly storm moves through Northeast, dumping snow, sleet, rain

Snow Dog

A deadly winter storm that dropped twisters onto the South on Christmas Day raced across the Northeast on Thursday, and bringing with it heavy snowfall, high winds and more canceled flights.


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.


Hybrid of Sandy, winter storm threatens East Coast

Winter Storms

Much of the U.S. East Coast has a good chance of getting blasted by gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow early next week by an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm, federal and private forecasters say....


Violent wind storm leaves path of destruction

Violent Wind Storm

Violent winds that wreaked havoc in Western states eased Friday but hundreds of thousands of people remained without power and crews struggled to clean up smashed trees, toppled power lines and debris-strewn roadways....


Strong winds down trees and power lines in West

Strong Winds in the West

Some of the worst winds in years blasted the West overnight, knocking down trees and power lines in California and toppling trucks and forcing some schools to close as gusts reached 102 mph in Utah.


LAX cleared for flights, but about 14000 without power in area

LAX Wind Damage Causes Flight Problems

Flights at Los Angeles International Airport were being allowed to land Wednesday night after being diverted earlier because of powerful winds, officials said. The winds knocked out power to about 14,000 customers in areas served by Southern California Edison, the utility said Wednesday night.


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.


Monster blizzard rages in upper Midwest

Monster blizzard rages in upper Midwest

Much of the upper Midwest is battling blizzard conditions, with a combination of heavy snow, fierce winds and sub-zero temperatures.


Powerful storm lashes East Coast with wind, rain

Powerful storm lashes East Coast with wind, rain

Winds whipped across the East Coast on Wednesday as the region wrestled with yet another day of heavy rain and severe weather that knocked out ...


400,000 Without Power in Northeast

400,000 Without Power in Northeast

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Northeast, knocking out power to nearly 400,000 customers and diverting international flights.


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