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DTE official: Wind remains the best option

Oct 16 - Chris Aldridge The Huron Daily Tribune, Bad Axe, Mich. - Ron Chriss of DTE Energy gets this week's quote of the week. More...

Yahoo Signs Long Term Power Purchase Agreement with OwnEnergy

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire - OwnEnergy, a national leader in the development of mid-sized wind farms, today announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Yahoo!, Inc. More...

Broadwind Energy Announces $11 Million in New Tower Orders

Oct 15 - GlobeNewswire - Broadwind Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWEN) today announced $11 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind will produce these towers in its Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility for 2015 delivery. More...
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ACCIONA Windpower Extends AW3000 Platform with the Largest Rotor Designed by the Company (132 M) for Low Wind Sites

Oct 15 - Business Wire - ACCIONA Windpower , a subsidiary of the ACCIONA group that designs, manufactures and commercializes wind turbines, launched a new 132 meter rotor option today for its successful AW3000 wind turbine. More...

E.ON Achieves More Output from 469 Wind Turbines through GE's Wind PowerUp Services

Oct 13 - ENP Newswire - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that E.ON has achieved up to four percent more power output from the first 283 of 469 GE 1.5-77 wind turbines enrolled in GE's Wind PowerUp services, a customized software-enabled platform that increases a wind farm's output by up to 5 percent, taking into account environmental and site conditions. More...

Austin Energy offers plan to ramp up green energy while watching costs

Oct 10 - Austin American-Statesman (TX) - Austin Energy officials unveiled a proposal Thursday to further increase the utility's reliance on green energy -- not as aggressively as a plan approved by the City Council last month, but in a way they say would protect customers from sharp rate hikes. 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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