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State to fund clean energy projects

Jul 30 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jonathan D. Epstein The Buffalo News, N.Y. - State officials are seeking applications for up to $250 million to fund large-scale clean-energy generation projects -- including wind farms, fuel cells, biomass and renewable biogas facilities, and upgrades to small or mid-sized hydropower operations -- as part investments to promote renewable energy. More...

Carthage anti-wind power advocate appeals Canton wind project approval

Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Terry Karkos Sun Journal, Lewiston, Maine - A Carthage woman has filed an administrative appeal with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection of the eight-turbine wind project on Canton Mountain. More...

Wind energy utility leasing more than 7,000 acres of land Down East

Jul 25 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tim Cox Bangor Daily News, Maine - Atlantic Wind, a subsidiary of a global utility business, has leased thousands of acres in two coastal communities and is gathering data to assess the feasibility of a wind energy project there. More...
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Energy Department Announces Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Awards

Jul 25 - Global Data Point - In support of the Energy Department's Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, this funding aims to help U.S. More...

DTE plan calls for turbines in Colfax, Meade

Jul 26 - Huron Daily Tribune, The (Bad Axe, MI) - DTE Energy is one of several developers with plans to construct new wind parks in the county. More...

Lake Township raises restrictive bar in wind energy ordinance

Jul 26 - Huron Daily Tribune, The (Bad Axe, MI) - Planners in Lake Township have raised the restrictive bar in drafting a wind energy zoning ordinance. More...

Articles 

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...
By Kristopher Settle
On: August 15, 2013
Peter Sennekamp, media officer for the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) announced in mid-June that wind energy will surpass the threshold of 300 gigawatts, or 300,000 megawatts at some point before the end of the more...
By Prab Jain , Iqbal Hussain , Larry Horne , Sujit Mandal
On: August 6, 2013
Wind farms have been rapidly added to the power grid in the last decade. Wind now contributes to more than 60,000 MW of generation capacity in USA and has been achieving double digit growth in more...

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