08 May '12, 2pm

Green Blog: When the Wind Whispers, Whose Name Does it Call?: Unlike coal-fired plants or hydroelectric dams, fe...

Associated Press The Maple Ridge Wind Farm in Martinsburg, N.Y., has a typical moniker. Acciona, a big renewable energy company based in Spain, says it is naming its new 32-megawatt wind farm in Oklahoma “Big Smile.” The name is an oblique reference to an Acciona employee who died last year, the company says. That makes the wind farm one of the few in the United States not named for its location or a nearby geographic feature. Google lists 102 operating wind farms of 120 megawatts or more in this country, plus two under construction and 24 proposed, none of which are named after anyone, although some bear the name of a town that was named after a person long ago. From the Buffalo Ridge wind farm in Minnesota to the Grand Ridge wind farm in Illinois, from Crow Lake in South Dakota to White Creek in Washington State, from Bent Tree in Minnesota to Leaning Juniper in Oregon, ...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 May '12, 1pm

Associated Press The Maple Ridge Wind Farm in Martinsburg, N.Y., has a typical moniker. Acciona, a big renewable energy co...

Latin America Report: Work Starts on Chile's La...

renewableenergyworld.com 09 May '12, 5pm

The $245 million El Arrayán project brings together AEI, Pattern Energy and Antofagasta Minerals. The project, which will ...

Latin America Report: Work Starts on Chile's La...

renewableenergyworld.com 09 May '12, 5pm

The $245 million El Arrayán project brings together AEI, Pattern Energy and Antofagasta Minerals. The project, which will ...

Did Someone Call A Barista? Ritual Coffee auctions off "services" - @ritualcoffee @kgbohlin @jaminsky

Did Someone Call A Barista? Ritual Coffee aucti...

sprudge.com 08 May '12, 4pm

Ritual Coffee wants to make your unbridled home coffee service fantasies a reality, by auctioning off a steamy coffee esco...

Wind Energy Roundup

cleantechnica.com 18 May '12, 9pm

A recent study from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) points out the following: “In 2010 the wind energy sector ...

Whose Shoes Wednesday: Manolo asks, whose shoes?

shoeblogs.com 16 May '12, 1pm

Manolo the Shoeblogger is not Mr. Manolo Blahnik. This website is not affiliated in any way with Mr. Manolo Blahnik, any p...

India Plans to Reassess Wind Energy Resource to Match Latest Wind Energy Tech

India Plans to Reassess Wind Energy Resource to...

cleantechnica.com 13 May '12, 3pm

Wind energy is the largest renewable energy sector in India with a share of 70 percent of the total renewable capacity ins...

Whose Business is it Anyway?

Whose Business is it Anyway?

care2.com 12 May '12, 2pm

Once in awhile someone tells me how they’re unhappy with their present job and they want to pursue work that is more spiri...