Renewable Energy Solution of the Month: Wind – Part 2

May 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

To help support Climate Denial Crock of the Week Go to If the first wind video is blocked in your area, try here I couldn’t fit nearly enough into my first wind video, and many of the unused clips address questions that viewers have since asked. Interconnecting wind farms Denmark number one No impact on property values US DOE Wind 20% by 2030 Mitigating Bat impacts Renewables in Colorado

Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

May 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

From towers to dishes to linear mirrors to troughs, concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies reflect and collect solar heat to generate electricity. A single CSP plant can generate enough power for about 90000 homes. This video explains what CSP is, how it works, and how systems like parabolic troughs produce renewable power. For more information on the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s CSP research, see the Solar Energy Technology Program’s Concentrating Solar Power Web page at

Renewable Energy Solution of the Month – Wind

May 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

To help support Climate Denial Crock of the Week Go to If you can’t view the video because of copyright issues in Europe, go here That there is power in the wind is not a new discovery, man has been using it for thousands of years. What most people don’t realize is how much experimentation has been going on in this century. There is no shortage of energy… 20% wind by 2030 Shifting to Renewable by 2030 China takes lead in Wind Development Oil spill animation Wind History part1 Wind History part 2 National Academy – Bird and Environmental impacts storage plants in the US Wind lowers electricity prices in Europe reuters _ “Loss of Wind” event Why the Texas event raises no concern about wind ERCOT study of “loss of wind” event Denmark: Best for Doing Business_2 years in a row New York Times – a Sea of Untapped Energy Nordpool implements negative price Denmark: Happiest people in the world