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A vertical axis wind turbine is on a movable platform at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, where it can be tested in different locations. (Credit: Barbara Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun)

Pentagon Objects to Shore Wind Farm

A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station...

Plans are moving forward to develop offshore wind projects at several sites along the US coastline. (Credit: NREL)

Renewable Energy: Wind Power Tests the Waters

The town of Castine, Maine, feels like a place bypassed by time. First settled in the early seventeenth century, its streets are lined with buildings hundreds of years old. Boats bob in its small harbour and a white lighthouse, constructed of rough-hewn stone, stands guard from a high hill.