Category: Wind

Google Signs 20-Year Agreement for Oklahoma Wind

To power its Oklahoma data center with renewable energy, Google has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for 48 megawatts of generation capacity of the Grand River Dam Authority’s Canadian Hills Wind Project.

Posted: September 30, 2012 in Wind

Puerto Rico Manufacturer Installs 100% Solar Power

Master Paints & Chemical Corporation of Puerto Rico is the first business of its kind to power itself with 100% renewable electricity.

Posted: September 30, 2012 in Solar

NASA Rover Finds Old Streambed On Martian Surface

NASA’s Curiosity rover mission has found evidence a stream once ran vigorously across the area on Mars where the rover is driving. There is earlier evidence for the presence of water on Mars, but this evidence – images of rocks containing ancient strea…

Posted: September 27, 2012 in Space

NASA’S Chandra Shows Milky Way is Surrounded by Halo of Hot Gas

Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to find evidence our Milky Way Galaxy is embedded in an enormous halo of hot gas that extends for hundreds of thousands of light years.

Posted: September 24, 2012 in Space

The Milky Way’s Hot Gas Halo

Chandra finds evidence of a huge, hot gas halo enveloping the Milky Way galaxy.

Posted: September 24, 2012 in Space


Posted: September 24, 2012 in slider

NASA Telescopes Spy Ultra-Distant Galaxy Amidst Cosmic ‘Dark Ages’

WASHINGTON — With the combined power of NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes, as well as a cosmic magnification effect, astronomers have spotted what could be the most distant galaxy ever seen. Light from the young galaxy captured by the orbitin…

Posted: September 19, 2012 in Space

Direct Energy Launches 100% Texas Wind Offering

Direct Energy has launched a new renewable energy product – New Leaf Energy – that offers 100% Green-e certified renewable energy generated by Texas wind turbines. New Leaf Energy will cost the average Texas residence roughly $25 per month above an av…

Posted: September 13, 2012 in Solar

Was Kepler’s Supernova Unusually Powerful?

New Chandra analysis of Kepler’s supernova remnant explosion suggests that it might have been more powerful and farther than previously thought.

Posted: September 13, 2012 in Space