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September 6 -- Five years after Ohio’s renewable energy standard took effect – and a few months before it will be challenged again in the state legislature – an economist with the state’s utility regulator tried to assess how the law was working out. >>View Article

Thursday, 05 September 2013 16:13

Virginia Expects Offshore Wind Farm In 10 Years

September 5 -- A Virginia power company said it won the rights to develop a wind farm off the state's coast, with the first turbine expected online within the next 10 years. >>View Article

August 28 -- Wind-power turbines, which are increasingly dotting California's mountain and desert regions, don't appear to be having a negative effect on home values, according to a new report by the Lawrence-Berkeley National Laboratory. The research, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, analyzed more than 50,000 home sales near 67 wind farms in 27 counties across nine states. >>View Article

August 28 -- The latest US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” report with data through to the end of June, 2013, shows that renewable energy generation is continuing to grow, making up over 14% of the nation’s net generation (not including hydroelectric sources). >>View Article

August 27 -- "The market will shift away from Europe significantly," Markus Tacke, chief executive of the German company's Wind Power division, said at a renewable energy conference in Berlin. He said globally installed wind power capacity would increase to 1,107 gigawatt (GW) in 2030 from 273 GW in 2012, with Asia and the Pacific region accounting for more than 47 percent of the total, up from 34 percent now. >>View Article

Monday, 19 August 2013 14:33

For Better Air, More Wind And Solar

August 19 -- Philadelphia, we have a problem - an air-quality problem. Fortunately, we can all help solve that problem. >>View Article

August 19 -- Better weather and power forecasting has many benefits. Among the most financially significant is improving the economics of renewable from wind and solar energy as well as fostering integration with conventional sources such as hydro and fossil. >>View Article

August 19 -- A recent “Matt Lewis & The News” guest post got a few things wrong on wind power – particularly the legitimate business case for renewable energy. A $269 billion industry last year, with $25 billion in wind business alone, the private sector would probably beg to differ with suggestions that “interest is actually declining” for wind. From strong public support to genuine business interest, renewable energy no longer depends on ideology to communicate its value. >>View Article

Thursday, 15 August 2013 14:46

Nuclear Wind

August 15 -- The Obama Administration is building the nation’s biggest wind farm to generate electricity to help … assemble the nation’s nuclear arsenal. >>View Article

August 14 -- The equipment that’s powering America’s wind energy boom is increasingly being made right at home. >>View Article

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