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Created on Monday, 09 December 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, ptc, renewable energy, clean energy
December 9 -- As Congress dithers for the umpteenth time over extending a key subsidy for wind energy, the industry once again is up in the air. Called the production tax credit (PTC), the subsidy helps ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, renewable energy, clean energy, PTC, Minnesota
November 21 -- Minnesota environmental groups and wind energy advocates are urging Congress to renew federal tax credits for renewable energy projects that are set to expire at the end of the year. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, renewable energy, clean energy, Oklahoma
October 15 -- The Southwest Power Pool, the eight-state regional electricity transmission organization that includes Oklahoma, set a record for wind power generation on Oct. 10, generating about 6,400 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, colorado, renewable energy, clean energy
October 9 -- With 4,000 people employed in 19 facilities plus more than $4 billion of capital investment in the state, the wind-energy industry is a significant economic driver in Colorado. At an event ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, Maine, power-purchase agreements, renewable energy, clean energy
October 7 -- Southern New England utilities must find renewable energy sources, and many are signing contracts with major wind projects in Maine. Maine’s wind power industry is poised to see its biggest ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, wind turbines, wind farms, renewable energy, clean energy, Ohio
October 7 -- Two years ago, 152 massive windmills at the Blue Creek Wind Farm started spinning, adding $5 million a year into our regional economy through landowner lease payments and local property taxes. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 30 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, wind energy, Michigan, wind power
September 30 -- In a week full of crazy Republican extremism, a common-sense moderate feels like a breath of fresh air. One of those welcome breezes is blowing out of Michigan, where Governor Snyder has ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, wind power, wind energy, Pittsburgh
... "State of the Air 2013" showed that the Pittsburgh region ranked eighth in the nation in year-round particle pollution and 24th for ozone, from data gathered between 2009 and 2011. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 23 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, renewable energy, wind energy, google, wind power
September 23 -- One thing is for sure, Google is putting its money where its mouth is where green energy is concerned. One of the big boys of the Internet age, Google recently announced it plans to use ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, wind energy, wind power, wind farm
September 18 -- Google (GOOG) announced Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase the entire output of the 240-megawatt Happy Hereford wind farm outside of Amarillo, Texas. The wind farm, which is expected ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, clean energy, wind energy, solar photovoltaic, LED, electric vehicles
September 18 -- It would be hard for most Americans to look around and conclude that we are in the middle of an historic shift in our energy sector. Gas-powered cars still dominate the roads, most of us ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, Michigan, clean energy, renewable energy
September 11 -- Consumers Energy plans to begin construction this year on a $255 million wind power project in Michigan that will expand the company's renewable energy options. The unit of Jackson-based ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Xcel Energy, solar power, clean energy, renewable energy, Public Utilities Commission, Colorado, wind power, wind energy
September 10 -- Xcel Energy Inc. is proposing to triple the amount of utility-scale solar power on its grid in Colorado, and add another 450 megawatts of wind power. The proposal, filed with ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Army, renewable energy, wind energy, clean energy, Duke Energy, Pentagon
September 10 -- The U.S. Army has picked 17 companies that will be eligible to receive orders for wind energy under an umbrella contract valued at up to $7 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday.The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 05 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Virginia, wind energy, wind power, clean energy renewable energy
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy, home value
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, renewable energy, wind energy, clean energy, reuters, wind market
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, energy forecasting, renewable energy
August 16 -- The 1996 Olympics in Atlanta did not all go IBM's way. For all its technical prowess, the computer giant managed to bungle the reporting of some competition results. On the plus side, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, costs, renewable energy, utilities
August 8 -- Consumers Energy encountered two surprises this year after it fast-tracked a Michigan wind farm project to take advantage of expiring federal tax credits. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Texas, rural, prices, energy diversity
August 7 -- Here is a “good-news” press release from the U.S. Department of Energy about the burgeoning wind energy industry in Texas. It seems that the Lone Star State has the greatest upside potential ... [ +++ ]
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