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Hands-on experience prepares Lake Region students for career in growing wind energy industry

Oct 28 - Grand Forks Herald (ND) - Brendon Ruppell, Patrick Becker and Joseph Lordson joked around as they loaded up their climbing gear last week at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, N.D. More...

Lucintel estimates composite materials consumption in the wind energy industry to grow to $4 billion by 2019

Oct 27 - PR Newswire - Composite materials are used in a variety of applications in the wind energy industry, such as wind turbine blades, nacelle covers, and spinners. More...

Pattern Energy Announces Successful Debt Repricing for California Wind Power Facility

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 27, 2014 -- GLOBE NEWSWIRE - Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PEGI) (TSX:PEG) ("Pattern Energy"), today announced it has completed a repricing of the commercial bank tranche of the existing term debt on its Ocotillo Wind facility, a 265 megawatt (MW) wind power facility in Imperial Valley, California that began operating in December 2012. More...
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Gov. Heineman, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power Dedicate Nebraska's Newest Clean Energy Project

BROKEN BOW, Neb., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire - Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power officials, and state and community leaders today dedicated the state's newest clean energy project, the 75-megawatt (MW) Broken Bow II wind farm. More...

Wind project acquisition activity soars with $5.3 billion in 49 deals, reports Mercom Capital Group

Oct 25 - Forexpros - Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector during the third quarter of 2014. More...

Siemens opens world's largest wind turbine R&D test facilities

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy has opened two major Research & Development test facilities for wind turbine technology in Denmark. more...

Articles 

By Ken Ditzel
On: October 9, 2014
Referencing LBNL's annual wind report, a recent article proclaimed that the "Price of US Wind Energy [is] at [an] 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour." This seemingly appears to be tremendous news - renewables more...
By Devon Bass
On: September 25, 2014
For years Texas was producing more wind power than it could effectively put to use. Between 2006 and 2009 over 7,000 megawatts of wind capacity was built in the state. These turbines were almost entirely more...
By Russell Tencer
On: August 7, 2014
With so many day-to-day concerns vying for attention, many farmers may not have the time to stop and research alternative ways to address their energy needs and rising utility costs. While having heard that renewable more...
By Suresh Kumar
On: November 26, 2013
I am working in a building which is centrally air conditioned. I got the idea of using the exhaust wind of Air conditioning plant to rotate the turbine for producing energy. more...
By Davis Swan
On: November 4, 2013
With the U.S. government "closed for business" and a looming debt ceiling crisis the debate over whether or not to extend the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) is not getting much attention these days. more...

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How Apple Became One of the Greenest Companies in America

By Sarah Battaglia - There’s one thing you probably don’t know about Apple.  The information technology conglomerate was ranked 48th on [External Link] Companies of America list this more...

Global Tidal Energy Market to Grow at a CAGR of 24% by 2018

By Ron Ethell - Tidal energy is a form of hydropower generation, which converts the energy from tides into electricity. A typical tidal power more...
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Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014

By Angel Fadrik - Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, more...

Aarkstore - Wind Energy Market in China 2014

By Shubhangi Ganguly - Wind Energy Market in China 2014 analyses how the renewable energy sector is gaining importance in China and how wind more...
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Breaking Wind: The Odd Culture of Wind Farm Protests

By Wayne M. Kovach - Wind farms are popping up all over the world with the lure of cleaner electric generation and a lessened dependency more...


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