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Black Hills, critics agree on wind farm proposal

Mar 26 - Peter Roper The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. - Black Hills Energy wants to build a 60-megawatt wind power complex in Huerfano County and it has the backing of some of its sharpest critics in arguing the plan could save Pueblo ratepayers over $100 million in the next 25 years. More...

Enel Green Power Begins Construction on new wind farm In USA

Mar 25 - Global Data Point - The Little Elk wind project, located in Kiowa and Washita Counties, Oklahoma, adjacent to EGP-NA's existing 150 MW Rocky Ridge wind farm, will have a total installed capacity of 74 MW. More...

Another victim of the price drop: Texas renewable energy

Mar 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Corey Paul Odessa American, Texas - When the West Texas wind blows, 96 turbines at the Notrees Windpower farm churn to produce electricity that at full capacity can power up to 46,000 homes. More...
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Birds die as East Bay wind turbine replacement lags

Mar 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Rachel Swan San Francisco Chronicle - A battle that pits union jobs against the lives of thousands of birds is playing out in the scenic hills of the Altamont Pass, where a wind power company operates hundreds of turbines that environmentalists say are outdated and kill protected species. More...

Vestas officials say Windsor job fair was a success

Mar 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Bridgett Weaver Greeley Tribune, Colo. - Some were there for a change of pace. Some came just to see what it was all about. Still others showed up looking for work after leaving Weld County oil fields. More...

Talking wind: NextEra Energy hosts open house

Mar 20 - Dickinson Press (ND) - Most of the questions about a wind farm proposed to surround Taylor came from those who had little power over it: residents in the town who don't own the land with turbines on it. More...

Articles 

By Wayne M. Kovach
On: January 20, 2015
Wind farms are popping up all over the world with the lure of cleaner electric generation and a lessened dependency on fossil fuels. Renewable energy, including solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, and biomass, is all the rage more...
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...

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