wind energy
  • The Juneau-based beer maker has installed a boiler system that burns brewing waste in order to cut its fuel costs.

    Six-packs of beer displayed at the Alaskan Brewing Co. on  Jan 23, 2013, in Juneau, Alaska
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 04, 2013, 11:32 AM EST
  • FILE - This June 3, 2011 file photo shows wind turbines on the Columbia Gorge near Goldendale, Wash. Officials said Tuesday that the fate of a tax credit that advocates say is needed to maintain tens of thousands of wind energy jobs will be decided during high-stakes, last-minute negotiations between President Obama and House Republicans over fiscal issues.

    The wind energy production tax credit is due to expire at the end of the year with the last chance to extend it coming up in talks between Obama and House Republicans.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
  • In this Jan. 22, 2009, file photo, people watch during the inauguration of a new $550 million wind farm project in La Ventosa, Mexico, located on the narrow isthmus between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean.

    Mexico is putting up wind power turbines at a fast pace and the expansion is pitting energy companies against the Indians who live in one of the world's windiest spots.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 2:00 PM EST