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Created on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Montana, productivity, clean energy, cost-effective
August 6 -- Earlier this month, NorthWestern Energy officially dedicated its new 40-megawatt wind farm, Spion Kop, near Great Falls. The wind farm is already exceeding expectations and NorthWestern ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, bipartisan support, energy policy, AWEA
July 16 -- Green energy has been at the center of bitter political fights in recent years, but Tom Kiernan sees a glass half full — at the very least — when it comes to the future of the wind power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Washington state, renewable energy, reducing costs
July 9 -- Even five years ago, putting up 58 turbines to harvest the wind gusting across the rolling hills of the Palouse in northern Whitman County wouldn’t have made economic sense. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, aesthetic concerns, tourism, Outer Banks
July 8 -- The debate about what's on the horizon for the Outer Banks is a familiar one. To some people, wind turbines are elegant additions to the view. To others, they're eyesores and obstacles. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Cape Wind, offshore wind, development
June 28 -- It’s been 12 years since the first offshore U.S. wind farm was proposed for the Massachusetts Nantucket Sound, but so far, not a single turbine has been put up. The struggles to get the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 24 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind energy, health myths, clean energy
June 24 -- The claims made by Wind Wise (as reported on by Patricia Resende, June 13) ignore this vast majority of evidence and opinions of medical professionals in assessments worldwide that wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, myths, WSJ, energy solutions
June 19 -- A Wall Street Journal op-ed authored by a staffer of the industry-funded Heartland Institute claimed that "[p]hysical limitations" will not allow wind to become a major source of our power. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 17 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Wyoming, renewable energy, growth, public opinion
June 17 -- Wind is — how shall we say it — different from other types of energy production. Wind is quieter. A little. Compare wind to a coal mine. While a large wind turbine does vibrate, it’s nothing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 17 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, clean energy, manufacturing, jobs
June 17 -- Wind turbines are here to stay. They are increasing in numbers every day, and industry figures show that the amount of energy they are able to generate has reached tremendous levels. The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 05 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, new CEO, AWEA
June 5 -- I've supported wind energy from the outside for many years, as a promising source of clean energy for America and hope for our future. Now I'm excited to get the chance to lead the U.S. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Eagles, Animal Protection
May 21 -- Recent reports of eagles being killed by wind turbines have stirred up a lot of emotion and controversy and understandably so.  On the one hand, more wind energy will get the U.S. on the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 16 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Associated Press, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy birds
May 16 -- We all plug things in, and that energy has to come from somewhere. Despite what a story on the Associated Press wire today would seem to suggest, wind power is the most environmentally benign ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 16 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: PJM, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy, energy market
May 16 -- PJM, the biggest competitive energy market in the world, could double the amount of planned wind and would still save ratepayers money, according to a new study of the PJM grid system. The PJM ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 13 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, Iowa, Warren Buffet, renewable energy, clean energy
May 13 -- Iowa sits on no deposits of oil, natural gas or coal, but we were reminded last week of the fact the state is positioned well as a player in the energy game nonetheless. On Wednesday, Gov. Terry ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 10 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, wind energy, wind farms, renewable energy, clean energy
May 10 -- Wind power had a banner year in 2012, accounting for more new generating capacity than any other resource. Despite the boom in cheap natural gas, 42 percent of all new capacity last year ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 10 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: PTC, Romney, Iowa, wind energy, wind farm, wind power, renewable energy
May 10 -- A controversial wind energy tax credit made MidAmerican Energy’s big new project in Iowa possible, the company’s CEO said Wednesday. MidAmerican has been one of Iowa’s biggest recipients of federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 09 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Warren Buffett, wind farms, Iowa, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy, wind power
May 9 -- A unit of Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. plans to invest $1.9 billion to build additional wind farms in Iowa that would increase its wind generating capacity in the state by ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 09 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: General Electric, wind, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy
May 9 -- General Electric Co. (GE), the biggest U.S. supplier of wind turbines, expects domestic installations to double next year after the renewal of a tax credit boosts demand. Wind-farm developers ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: GE, PTC, tax credit, renewable energy, clean energy, wind power, wind energy, wind turbines
May 7 -- General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Monday the renewal of the U.S. production tax credit has helped it sell wind turbines with 1 gigawatt of generating power since January. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, wind, California, record generation, renewable energy
April 17 -- California’s wind energy production levels recently reached a new all-time high of 4,196 megawatts (MW).  >>View Article [ +++ ]
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