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Projects are featured that have incorporated solar building, design, and development practices anywhere in the world.


Alpha Ventus Off-Shore Wind Farm (Germany)

Alpha Ventus Off-Shore Wind Farm (Germany)

Germany has its first offshore wind turbine: the consortium of EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall, DOTI (Deutsche Offshore- Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH), ...more

Appalachia Jobs Project Teaches Solar

Appalachia Jobs Project Teaches Solar

Is yellow the new black as solar power replaces coal in the heart of the Appalachian coalfields? A non-profit group called The Jobs Project is ...more

Appalachian Students Fund Wind Turbine (USA)

Appalachian Students Fund Wind Turbine (USA)

November 4, 2009 Boone, NC -- The Renewable Energy Initiative of Appalachian State University in Boone, NC installed a 100KW wind turbine ...more

Arcosanti Perches Over Arizona Canyon

Arcosanti Perches Over Arizona Canyon

In 1970, the Cosanti Foundation began building Arcosanti, an experimental town in the high desert of Arizona, 70 miles north of metropolitan Phoenix. ...more

Ardrossan Wind Farm Powers 20K Homes (Scotland)

Ardrossan Wind Farm Powers 20K Homes (Scotland)

The Ardrossan wind farm has become a much visited landmark in Scotland. About 40 miles southwest of Glasgow within North Ayrshire, 15 wind turbines ...more

Bass Cove Zero Energy Idea House (Seattle, USA)

Bass Cove Zero Energy Idea House (Seattle, USA)

The Zero Energy Idea House at Bass Cove, in Washington State, will provide approximately 5 kW of electricity to the home from its rooftop ...more

Center for Sustainable Landscapes (Pittsburgh, USA)

Center For Sustainable Landscapes (Pittsburgh, USA)

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a veritable Phoenix of green architecture and building sustainability that rises from a restored ...more

Chicago Residential Wind Turbine (Illinois, USA)

Chicago Residential Wind Turbine (Illinois, USA)

Doug Snower's neighbors in Highland Park stared hard when the silver and blue wind turbine first appeared on his garage roof. While it could pass for ...more

Dangers of Wind Power

Dangers Of Wind Power

By Simone Kaiser and Michael Fröhlingsdorf August 2007 Spiegel Online International Wind turbines continue to multiply the world over. But ...more

Denver Airport’s Greenest Parking Facility

Denver Airport’s Greenest Parking Facility

The Canopy parking facility at Denver International Airport in Colorado, USA, is providing free charging stations for plug-in hybrid and electric ...more

Enercon Giant Wind Turbine Produces Seven MW

Enercon Giant Wind Turbine Produces Seven MW

The world’s largest wind turbine – until 2011 -- is the Enercon E-126. This turbine has a rotor diameter of 126 meters (413 feet). The E-126 is a ...more

Folly of Building-Integrated Wind

Folly Of Building-Integrated Wind

Author: Alex Wilson/Environmental Building News May 2009 The appeal of integrating wind turbines into our buildings is strong. Rooftops are ...more

Fuller Wind Turbine Uses Rotating Disks

Fuller Wind Turbine Uses Rotating Disks

By Karen Sprey / GizMag - A wind turbine that uses boundary layers instead of blades to generate power has been patented by Solar Aero, a New ...more

Great River Energy HQ Powers On

Great River Energy HQ Powers On

The Great River Energy headquarters is a four-story, 166,000-square-foot building located on a 12.5 acre site in Maple Grove, Minnesota’s Arbor ...more

Hopkins Ridge Wind Farm (Washington, USA)

Hopkins Ridge Wind Farm (Washington, USA)

The Hopkins Ridge Wind Facility was Puget Sound Energy's first wind farm in Washington State. PSE owns 100 percent of the facility. Construction ...more

Horns Reef Wind Farm (Denmark)

Horns Reef Wind Farm (Denmark)

The 160MW Horns Rev (Horns Reef) offshore wind farm has 80 turbines off the west coast of Denmark's Jutland peninsula. Horns Rev was the world's ...more

Jay Leno

Jay Leno's Solar, Wind, Green Garage

By Ben Stewart - Jay Leno has been making his own power for almost two years thanks to a PacWind Delta II vertical-axis wind turbine mounted on the ...more

Lighthouse: An Innovative Green Skyscraper (Dubai, UAE)

Lighthouse: An Innovative Green Skyscraper (Dubai, UAE)

The Lighthouse is another innovative green skyscraper to be constructed in Dubai. For energy generation, it will have three enormous 225 kilowatt ...more

Near North Apartments with Wind Turbines (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Near North Apartments With Wind Turbines (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Solar panels and wind turbines will result in long-term savings for one Chicago apartment complex. By Dan Rafter Distributed Energy Journal ...more

Persian Windmills and Wind Towers from Ancient Times

Persian Windmills And Wind Towers From Ancient Times

The earliest known windmill design dates back 3000 years to ancient Persia where they were used to grind grain and pump water. Reeds were bundled ...more

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Polar Station

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Polar Station

This project is a major first: the only polar base operating entirely on renewable energies! Commissioned by the Belgian government, this represents ...more

Roscoe Wind Complex Largest in World (Texas)

Roscoe Wind Complex Largest In World (Texas)

The world’s largest wind farm officially got up and running in October 2009, with all 627 towering wind turbines churning out electricity across ...more

San Gorgonio Wind Farm Produces 893 GWh

San Gorgonio Wind Farm Produces 893 GWh

San Gorgonio Pass (33°54'38.89''N, 116°44' 04.57W), one of the nation’s deepest mountain passes, is located in the northwestern region of ...more

Stetson Wind Farm (Maine, USA)

Stetson Wind Farm (Maine, USA)

One U.S. wind farm is on Stetson Mountain in eastern Maine. Each blade is 122 feet long. Each tower was lifted into place section-by-section by ...more

Tethered Sails Power Cargo Ships with Wind

Tethered Sails Power Cargo Ships With Wind

It’s an idea that has been tested: a giant sail is attached to a heavy cargo ship, or smaller boat, to capture wind power, thereby reducing fossil ...more

Twelve West Catches the Breeze (Oregon, USA)

Twelve West Catches The Breeze (Oregon, USA)

By Nadav Malin - Wind Steals the Spotlight: Rooftop turbines draw attention to this new mixed-use high-rise in Portland, but it’s the less visible ...more

Vancouver Wind Tower Employs Photovoltaics

Vancouver Wind Tower Employs Photovoltaics

Twelve thermopane, stained-glass windows designed by Toronto's artist Sarah Hall were installed in a Wind Tower on the University of British Columbia ...more

Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility (Washington, USA)

Wild Horse Wind And Solar Facility (Washington, USA)

The Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility provides approximately 273 megawatts (MW) (as of October 2012) of affordable, pollution-free electricity to ...more

Windtronics Low Speed Wind Turbines

Windtronics Low Speed Wind Turbines

Most conventional wind turbines require wind speeds of at least seven miles per hour to begin generating electricity. But there’s one little ...more