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Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

Aug 18 - Energy Department Documents & Publications - The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports released today by the Department of Energy. More...

Hoosier Energy buys wind-generated power

Aug 15 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind. - Hoosier Energy is buying 15 years of Illinois wind in a deal announced this week. More...

Site for N.C. wind farm to shrink, move

Aug 16 - Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot - Officials in this small town are celebrating a rare retreat by the federal government. More...
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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...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

First joint wind project completed by Siemens and Shanghai Electric

Siemens Energy, Inc. - The onshore wind power plant Guangrao with a capacity of 50 megawatts (MW) was completed at the end of 2012. more...

Articles 

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...
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...

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State of the Energy Industry: A Mid-Year Review

Friday Aug 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. This free webcast will be based on ScottMadden's more...

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Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

By Chelsea O'Neill - Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more more...
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A Dual System That Combines Both Offshore Wind power and Ocean Current Energy Together

By Aromal Karuvath - Offshore technology company Mitsui is developing a hybrid wind-current power generating system, which can harness both offshore wind energy and more...
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Wind Power Market to Reach 760.35 GW by 2020 Research Report Says

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

Global Wind Power Market- Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast to 2020 by Grand View Resea

By Andrew gvr - 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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Corporate funding in global solar sector reaches $6.3 billion in second quarter

By John Ryan - Total global corporate funding in the solar sector in the year's second quarter reached $6.3 billion, including venture capital, private more...


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