Posts tagged: Montana

Japan to have 30 Floating Solar Power Islands

By Jason Hahn   Japan has about 146,000 square miles, which is roughly the size of the state of Montana. The difference is that while Montana is home to about 1 million people, Japan squeezes about 128 million people on its land. This lack of space creates a conundrum for a country that has ambitions […]

Renewable Energy Crop Production Set To Soar In US

The U.S. biofuel industry has long been stymied by the lack of USDA federal crop insurance, leaving only the most adventurous farmers willing to plant renewable energy crops. Biofuel sources currently under development include algae, jatropha and camelina. Of the three, camelina is increasingly emerging as the frontrunner in attracting initial investment worldwide, as global […]

Battery backup could be Wind-Power ‘Game-Changer’

A Minnesota wind farm aims to boost the reliability of its energy supply with the addition of a 1-megawatt advanced energy storage system. Juhl Wind plans to install the system from Zinc Air at its recently acquired Woodstock Hills wind farm located near the company‚Äôs headquarters in Woodstock, Minnesota. According to Montana-based Zinc Air, its […]