As if cats weren’t bad enough, humans have invented all sorts of torture devices for our winged friends. We’ve paved over their nesting sites to make room for Olive Gardens and have broken up their skyscapes with glass buildings and radio towers. Then came the most infamous bird killer of all: the wind turbine.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet backed changes to Germany’s clean-energy law to try to slow gains in power prices already the second-highest in the European Union and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
Good Energy Group Plc is studying whether it can use battery technology to smooth the volatile generation from sources like wind and solar it uses to supply U.K. customers, according to Chief Executive Officer Juliet Davenport.