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State organization to study impact of wind farms in Pennsylvania

Sep 30 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - The Pennsylvania General Assembly's nonpartisan research organization has a year to produce a comprehensive report on the impact of wind farms on the state's landscape, wildlife and electric grid. More...

NREL Software Tool a Boon for Wind Industry

Sep 30 - Global Data Point - That extra efficiency may be realized with the help of a software tool built by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). More...

Energy department begins new project

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX September 28, 2014 -- The Daily Toreador, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex - The Texas Tech Energy Department awarded wind researchers $1.4 million to create a prototype that will better improve the efficiency of wind plants. More...
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UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

Sep 27 - Targeted News Service - The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power. More...

Proposal for taller wind turbines in Hancock County draws no comments

Sep 26 - Bangor Daily News (ME) - About a dozen people showed up, but no one offered any comment when state officials held a public hearing Thursday evening at the local elementary school about a planned commercial-scale wind farm. More...

Discovery Green Renews Clean Energy Commitment with Choice for 100% Wind from Green Mountain Energy Company

Sep 25 - PR Web - Discovery Green commits to eight years of powering the downtown Houston park and facilities with renewable energy from Green Mountain Energy Company with the announcement of its contract renewal through 2016. More...

Articles 

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...
By Scott Shugarts
On: October 3, 2013
National, community and utility-wide efforts to move toward greater renewable energy use are well publicized.  However, many consumers are becoming frustrated with the relatively slow pace of those authorities and are looking for ways to 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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UK energy prices rise while consumption falls

By Kevin Burke - This energy market analysis is provided by 247 Home Rescue. Domestic fuel prices rose by 3.4% in real terms in more...
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Onshore Wind Energy and Wind Turbine Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends

By David Walkar - Wind energy is a relatively mature method of generating renewable energy. It has garnered significant share in the global renewable more...
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Global Wind Power Market Research Study, Share Expected to Reach 760.35 GW by 2020

By Anurag Sharma - The global cumulative installed capacity for wind power is expected to reach 760.35 GW by 2020, according to a new more...

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