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Created on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Green Jobs, Arkansas, North Dakota, Wind Power, Manufacturing, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
October 8 - Leading wind turbine blade manufacturer, LM Wind Power, ramps up capacity in its U.S. manufacturing base, adding more than 850 jobs to support increased volumes from major customers. LM Wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 12 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Kansas, investment, deployment
August 12 -- You can’t see the wind. But you sure can see the positive effects it’s having in Kansas and other states when it comes to producing electricity. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Kansas, transmission lines
July 31 -- Kansas is undoubtedly a windy state, but it is not yet the “Saudi Arabia of Wind” that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wants it to be. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 15 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, Kansas, health, costs, rebates, investment
July 15 -- Solar power makes up an infinitesimal part of the nation’s energy supply. That’s even after factoring in special tax credits and rebates used to promote use of the sun’s rays in Kansas ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 03 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind, Kansas, Missouri, renewable energy, clean energy, clean energy jobs, construction jobs
May 3 -- Wanted: Kansas and Missouri businesses to help build a $2 billion wind power transmission line.The project is expected to create 5,000 construction jobs when work begins in 2016 and 500 operational ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Kansas, Wind Energy, Renewable Energy Policy, RPS, Renewable Energy Standard, Sam Brownback
March 5 -- Maybe it was a pro-business posture on development of Kansas’ wind energy industry. Or maybe it was the reminder that a renewable energy standard was a tradeoff to clear the way for construction ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Kansas, Missouri
March 5 -- Lawmakers are stooping to some dirty tactics to attack clean energy on both sides of the state line. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, Texas, California, Kansas, renewable energy, clean energy
February 4 -- We already knew it was a record-breaking year for the U.S. wind power industry in 2012, as fears that the production tax credit for wind would vanish drove installations at a frenzy pace ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: fiscal deal, wind energy, production tax credit, Kansas, renewable energy
January 8 -- The ugly bill to defuse the new year’s time bomb of tax hikes and spending cuts had a few pluses for Kansas, chief among them the extension of the production tax credit for wind-energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sam Brownback, production tax credit, PTC, wind energy, renewable energy, Kansas
January 7 -- A footnote in the climatic federal tax showdown delivered a rush of fresh economic news to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.  The production tax credit for wind energy projects was extended ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: MetLife, GE, wind power, wind farm, Kansas, renewable energy
December 4 -- MetLife and an arm of General Electric that finances energy projects have teamed up for the second time this year as investors in a major wind farm in the Great Plains.  This time, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 26 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: advanced energy, jobs, Arkansas, clean energy, renewable energy
November 26 -- Now that we know who will be working from the White House, Capitol Hill and the state Capitol for the next few years, it’s time to set priorities concerning what they can do for Arkansas ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Kansas, wind power, NYSE, renewable energy, FERC
October 31 -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Oct. 26 approved the sale of a Kansas wind power project to affiliates of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE). >>View Article  [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 12 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Alabama, wind, Kansas, clean energy, renewable energy
October 12 -- Alabama Power Co. has reached a 20-year deal to purchase wind power from TradeWind Energy LLC.  The Birmingham-based utility will purchase 202 megawatts of power from the $300 million ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 06 June 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Kansas wind energy, wind energy boom
June 6, 2012 -- It's not just oil that's turning Kansas' rural communities into America's latest boomtowns. Wind turbines are being built right next to oil rigs, bringing an additional rush of jobs and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Kansas
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Created on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 / Member News
Tags: Kansas
May 24, 2011 -- Duke Energy will use 73 Siemens wind turbines, each capable of generating 2.3 megawatts of emission-free electricity, to build its first wind farm in Kansas. >>More [ +++ ]