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U.S. Second in Installed Wind Power But Growth Uncertain

Growth in 2013 was modest, but the U.S. continues to be a world leader in installed wind power capacity. Prospects for 2014-2015 remain…
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El Paso Electric to Be Coal-Free By 2016

With a robust solar energy and natural gas portfolio, El Paso Electric expects to wean itself from coal in two years.
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EPA Carbon Emissions Proposal: Q&A With the American Wind Energy Association

Tom Vinson of the American Wind Energy Association speaks about how wind energy can help states respond the EPA proposal to cut power…
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Brookings Delves Into Low and No-Carbon Electricity Technologies

Absent a high-enough price on carbon, a carbon tax, or direct levies on fossil fuel suppliers, “nuclear, hydro and natural gas combined cycle…
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Mars To Cut Carbon Emissions 25 Percent By Investing In Texas Wind Farm

The 200-MW Mesquite Creek Wind farm near Lamesa, Texas will generate enough clean, renewable electricity to meet 100% of the energy needs of…
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Report: China Holds a ‘Wide Lead’ in the Clean Energy Investment Race

As clean energy finance fell in Europe -- most notably Germany and Italy -- it soared in Asia, particularly in Japan and China…
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U.K. Companies Share Clean Tech Expertise at Globe 2014 in Vancouver

Last week a delegation of British companies supported by U.K. Trade and Investment attended the sustainable-development advocacy conference Globe 2014, in Vancouver, British…
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Renewables Account for 92% of New Capacity, Still a Slow Start Compared to 2013

Renewable energy sources outpaced fossil fuel energy sources in the first two months of the year, offering encouraging signs for the coming months.…
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Wind Energy Protects Water Security, Says Report

How do we measure water usage? Well, one way, says wind energy experts, is in our power. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)…
A supporter of climate action holds up a sign at the Walk Against Warming in Melbourne, Australia in 2007. A great deal has changed in clean tech since then.

3p Weekend: 8 Clean Tech Trends to Watch in 2014

The clean tech market exploded in 2013, and experts expect this year to be even bigger. To make sure you don't miss a…
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Extreme Winter Weather Puts Strain on Power Systems, Lets Wind Energy Shine

The displaced polar vortex, with its frigid temperatures and strong winds, has caused energy use to soar--creating supply shortages and rising energy costs.…
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Refurbished Wind Turbines to Power the Developing World at a Profit

Formally announced in a panel discussion at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week, the Vestas-backed Wind for Prosperity initiative…
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Should the Wind Energy Industry Receive Tax Credits?

The Production Tax Credit (PTC) expired on Dec. 31, and the industry is waiting to see if it will be extended, causing great…
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Scotland to Move to 100 Percent Renewables By 2020

New government figures show that Scotland gets over 40 percent of its electricity from renewables.
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Revaluing Africa By Accounting for Natural Capital

Looking past the GDP facade and toward sustainable growth in Africa.