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Wyoming and Colorado benefit by combining wind power

April 2 -- Wyoming and Colorado would benefit by combining their wind energy resources, studies released Monday by the University of Wyoming and a national research laboratory show. One study conducted by the university's Wind Research Center showed that Wyoming's wind is stronger than Colorado's and blows during the day, the ideal time to meet Colorado electric customers' demands. >>View Article

The Future Of Wind Energy: It's Worth The Investment

April 1 -- Wind energy reached a major milestone last year, growing to provide 5 percent of California's total electricity needs -- and that number will climb to 6 percent this year. Installed wind-generating capacity has tripled across the state since 2002, when the California Legislature established a 20 percent renewable electricity goal for the state's utilities. >>View Article

Vilsack, Branstad Rally For Biofuel

April 1 -- Put two prominent Iowa politicians on the same stage these days, even when they’re from opposite parties, and an immediate defense of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard breaks out. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, and incumbent Gov. Terry Branstad both used a ceremony at DuPont Pioneer’s research center in Johnston on Friday to get in licks in favor of the federal mandate that at least 10 percent of gasoline used in U.S. motor cars be ethanol. >>View Article

Obama-backed Green Automaker Tesla Motors Turns A Profit

April 1 -- Tesla Motors, a federally backed producer of high-end electric cars, says it’s making money. The company announced late Sunday that it became profitable in the first quarter of 2013 after better-than-expected sales of its Model S sedan. Tesla said it sold more than 4,750 Model S sedans in the first quarter, up from the prior forecast of 4,500. >>View Article

Yahoo!, Hydropower Creating NY Jobs

March 29 -- The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has approved low-cost hydropower allocations to five NY firms, including Yahoo!, to support the creation of 215 jobs and $193 million in capital expansion projects. >>View Article

Wind Power Battery Facility Opens

March 29 -- The Notrees Wind Farm and Battery Facility hosted an open house for its new battery project, which Plant Manager Casey Hayes said opened Dec. 27. Duke Energy, the owner of the wind farm, matched a $22 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to built the battery project. >>View Article

Americans Want More Emphasis on Solar, Wind, Natural Gas

March 28 -- No fewer than two in three Americans want the U.S. to put more emphasis on producing domestic energy using solar power (76%), wind (71%), and natural gas (65%). Far fewer want to emphasize the production of oil (46%) and the use of nuclear power (37%). Least favored is coal, with about one in three Americans wanting to prioritize its domestic production. >>View Article

Solar Plane Prepares For Flight Across America

March 28 -- A solar-powered plane that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America. The Swiss creators of the Solar Impulse are announcing Thursday which U.S. cities the experimental plane will visit during its ‘‘Across America’’ tour that kicks off in May. >>View Article

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