Now That's Some Clean Wind Power

Occasionally, a wind turbine's overspeed brake fails and causes a lubricant-igniting nacelle fire. It's just like the Deepwater Horizon disaster... only much, much smaller and easier to fix. [TheDetroitBureau] » 6/15/10 5:30pm 6/15/10 5:30pm

PG&E Looks to Wind-Power Electric Cars

Pacific Gas & Electric, California's largest utility, is working on a plan to add around 4,600 megawatts of wind power as part of a larger scheme to incentivize electric car ownership in the Golden State. Using smart meters, the cars would charge during off-peak hours and the batteries would be used as storage units… » 2/23/07 10:30pm 2/23/07 10:30pm