Wind Energy Foundation

Transmission Upgrades & Expansion Are Necessary To Meet Increasing Demand For Wind & Solar

A newly released report from the Wind Energy Foundation (WEF) calls upon transmission planners to take into account the significant renewable energy demand of large non-utility customers, especially from Fortune 500 companies. That’s because big companies are increasingly signing deals to buy wind and solar power, and their large and growing demand for transmission upgrades may exceed existing plans.

How To Build A Wind Turbine

There is something remarkable in watching a wind turbine capturing the energy of the wind and converting it into clean electricity. For those unsure of a wind turbine’s workings, the Department of Energy provides this overview: “Wind turbines operate on a simple principle. The energy in the wind turns two … [continued]