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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...

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...

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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...

State comptroller criticizes wind power subsidies

Sep 24 - Austin American-Statesman (TX) - Reflecting a wider discomfort among some top state officials on renewable power, the state's chief financial officer says the state should rethink its support for wind energy. More...

City of Willmar OKs wind turbine service contract

Sep 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - David Little West Central Tribune, Willmar, Minn. - The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved an annual cleaning and maintenance contract and a month-by-month monitoring services contract for its two wind turbine generators with the original turbine supplier DeWind Company of Irving, Texas. More...

First Wind and Community Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Company's Largest Wind Project in Maine

OAKFIELD, Maine, Sep 24, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE - First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, was joined today at a ceremony by community and industry leaders to commemorate construction of the company's 148 megawatt (MW) Oakfield Wind project in Aroostook County, Maine. More...

$8-billion green energy initiative proposed for Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire - Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity to the Los Angeles area by 2023. More...

Black Oak Wind Farm Opens Equity Offering in New York's First Community-Owned Wind Farm

ITHACA, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire - Black Oak Wind Farm, LLC (Black Oak) has just opened a new equity investment round for New York residents and companies, to join the existing investors in owning a group of GE turbines on a ridge in the Finger Lakes region. More...

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...

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