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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.

Revaluing Africa By Accounting for Natural Capital

Looking past the GDP facade and toward sustainable growth in Africa.
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Exploring the Future of Wind and Hydrokinetic Energy: Q&A with Dartmouth’s Brenden Epps

A Q&A with Dartmouth engineering professor Brenden Epps on wind and hydrokinetic energy. Professor Epps discusses his research on wind and hydrokinetic energy…
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Why Would Google Hold a Fundraiser for Climate Denier Senator Inhofe?

Google held a fundraiser to benefit Senator Inhofe as well as the national Republican Senatorial Committee. However, why would a company whose Chairman…
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Interview: CEO Masdar on the Largest Offshore Wind Farm Ever Built

The London Array is interesting in its own right, but the involvement of the UAE's Masdar makes the project even more fascinating. Longtime…
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Donald Trump vs. Scotland, Legal Battle Over Wind Farm Blows Up

Donald Trump claims his investments in Scotland golf courses and resorts will be ruined if an offshore wind farm launches off the shores…
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How Obama and Renewables May Benefit from the Natural Gas Boom

While early renewable energy policy decisions and the climate strategy President Obama laid out this week may ultimately have the greatest long-term impact…

Windpower 2013: Three Emerging Technologies Making Wind Power More Reliable

I attended the AWEA WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition in Chicago earlier this week, the premiere gathering for wind industry leaders. This year, there was…
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Wind Energy Assessment Technology Lowers Development Costs

Developing industrial-scale wind farms requires significant upfront capital to assess the wind resource of a given site. A new meteorological tower on the…

Spanish Renewable Energy Investments Slow with U.S. Regulatory Changes

Renewable energy investments in the U.S. had a bumper year in 2012, and Spanish wind investors, like Iberdrola Renewables, have plenty to show…
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It’s Official: More Wind than Natural Gas Installs in 2012

The U.S. wind power industry not only had its best year ever in 2012, but exceeded natural gas in the installation of new…
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BP and Sempra Unleash Two New U.S. Wind Farms

BP and Sempra flipped the switch on two new wind farms in Pennsylvania and Kansas at a cost of over $1 billion.
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Apple Patent Application Could Transform Wind Power

An Apple patent application describes a set of rotating blades that converts rotational energy from a wind turbine into heat.
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Hawaii Switches on 21MW Auwahi Wind Farm on Maui

Last week Sempra U.S. Gas & Power and BP Wind Energy launched the 21 megawatt (MW) Auwahi Wind Farm on the island of…