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1 hr ago | The Hill

Wind power production tax credit: Wall St. wolf in green clothing

The tax incentive for wind power expired last year, and the battle over its extension is now underway.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Warren Buffett

1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

Spanish firm to build $112m wind power plant in Maan

The selection of the contractor was made through an international competitive tender process that started at the beginning of 2013.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

5 hrs ago | Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Creating Jobs, Growing Iowa's Economy With Clean Energy

Iowa is proof that clean energy works. We lead the nation in wind power generation and in biofuels production.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Marshalltown, IA

9 hrs ago | Nationalist

South Tipp residents to block turbines

Shocked residents in an historic part of South Tipp have vowed to fight plans for a wind farm in their area - for the second time in eight years.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Ted Strickland Says He Doesn't Regret the Way He Handled Economy

Many economic indicators show Ohio's economy has recovered significantly since the nation's recession in 2008 and 2009.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ted Strickland, US Governors, Cleveland, OH, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Brattleboro Reformer

Environmentalists challenge Deerfield Wind in federal court

The nation's second-largest wind power operator wants to be the first to develop a utility-scale wind project on national forest land in the Green Mountain State.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Readsboro, VT, Construction, USDA Forest Service

Switched

Musician Traverses Iowa, Recreates 'Blue Danube' Waltz With The Sounds Of Wind

In a new mini-documentary by Siemens, musician Will Bates harnesses the sounds of wind power in Iowa to recreate Strauss' "Blue Danube."

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

ThinkProgress

Kansas Governor Takes Credit For Wind Energy Then Suggests Phasing Out Support

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback expressed support for gradually phasing out the state's Renewable Energy Standard during an impromptu meeting with reporters on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas Government, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Lewistown Sentinel

Obama is ignoring the costs of wind while waging an attack on coal

It is illegal to kill certain endangered animals, including golden eagles. If you get caught doing so, even accidentally, the federal government will punish you with stiff fines.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Reuters

For Californians, higher costs dampen support for clean energy

An overwhelming majority of California residents support the state's mandate for reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions, so long as they do not bear the higher costs of cleaner energy themselves, a new public opinion poll shows.

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Related Topix: California Government, California, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Courier News

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economyLETTER: Renewable energy ...

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economy Fossil fuels still the answer, not renewables pushed by Dems trying to limit opportunity Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rCCybE Wind-powered turbines spin at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority headquarters in Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Atlantic County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Nuclear Energy, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

LiveScience

Clean Energy, Batteries Not Included

People often argue that, without cheaper batteries, more renewable energy can't be added to the electric grid.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Daily Kos

Spotlight on green news & views: ALEC on farm laws, Michigan wind power and Colorado wind jobs

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Real Estate, Texas, Solar Energy

EETimes

Re: Wind Power?

I have specialized as the FD 40M CW op for about 25 years. Polarization is a big help with inter-station interference.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Irvington, NJ

The Wichita Eagle

Brownback says it again: I'm for wind energy

Gov. Sam Brownback reaffirmed his support of wind energy Wednesday and called for opponents of renewable energy standards to work out a compromise with wind energy supporters.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

This Is Lancashire

Row over future of Bury's green belt land

A ROW has broken out over the future of Bury's Green Belt - after a bid to make council policy state that it is inappropriate to build on such land was voted down.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Star Tribune

SD Puc rules against energy producer seeking to force rural cooperatives to buy its wind power

South Dakota's Public Utilities Commission has ruled against an alternative energy producer seeking to force rural electric cooperatives to buy the wind power it plans to generate.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), South Dakota, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

The Motley Fool

You Probably Missed the Other Way Microsoft Is Cutting Expenses

What's getting much less attention is an alternate way in which the company is looking to control costs -- adopting renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Pilot Hill, CA

Tama News-Herald

Creating jobs, growing Iowa's economy with clean energy

Iowa is proof that clean energy works. We lead the nation in wind power generation and in biofuels production.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Columbian

Washington View: Ensure new buildings are truly 'green'

Reducing mankind's carbon footprint has become the defining issue of our time - and rightly so.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Solar Energy, US Energy Systems

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