Just how realistic are the prospects of renewable energy in providing a significant portion of our future daily energy needs? Physicians for Social Responsibility Environmental Health Policy Institute recently asked experts on various types of renewable energy to provide an answer.
VIDEO – There’s more than meets the eye to the wind farms that line the highways in the state. Kansas State University Associate Professors Ruth Douglas Miller and Warren White explain exactly how fast the blades can spin and what exactly is inside of those turbines.
Feb. 02–The first in a series of traveling “roundtables” on the impact and future of the wind energy industry in Kansas drew about 40 people to Newton on Friday. The intent of the meetings — the next one is scheduled on Valentine’s Day in Kingman — is twofold, said Dorothy Barnett, executive director of the
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VIDEO – BP is contributing to Kansas’ evolution into a leading force in the U.S. wind energy industry. Through a commitment of $800 million, BP has set out to construct the Flat Ridge 2 Wind Farm, which will be the largest wind farm in the state covering four counties and 66,000 acres, outside of Wichita.
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Duke Energy Renewables nearly doubled the amount of operational renewable capacity in 2012, adding 770 MW of wind capacity and 28.5 MW of solar capacity to give the company a total of more than 1,700 MW, the Duke Energy subsidiary said Monday.
On New Year’s Eve, many in the wind energy industry had already assumed they had been thrown over the proverbial fiscal cliff.
Infographic for the process of wind energy and convince people wind energy is the smart choice.
Kansas has the 2nd best wind resource in the U.S. after Texas. At this time, Kansas Wind Capacity is 2,611 MW, which ranks 9th of U.S. States. Below are a variety of resources on Kansas wind power:
We are eager to share the new Polsinelli Shughar report on the economic impacts of the wind industry in Kansas.
The growing Kansas wind power sector has attracted Siemens, a major turbine manufacturer, to open a facility in the state.