French company New Wind has created a wind "turbine" in the shape of a tree. It's designed for parks, homes, businesses and other small-scale applications. The "leaves" harness wind energy even at low winds and don't make noise. We can't wait for these trees to be available commercially for use at homes worldwide!
Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear
Some major wind projects like the proposed TWE Carbon Valley project in Wyoming are already pricing in significantly lower than coal power and that is without government subsidies using today's wind turbine technology.