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3 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Xcel ranked first in nation in wind energy

Xcel Energy is tops in wind energy among utilities nationwide, and one-third of that capacity serves its customers in the Texas Panhandle and eastern New Mexico.

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

3 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Solar and wind power are neither free nor reliable

First, the article confuses the difference between power and energy. They are not the same thing, just as speed and distance are not the same thing.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

CIRI wants ML&P to buy wind power

Cook Inlet Region Inc. is making a renewed push to persuade Anchorage's municipal utility to buy power from its wind project on Fire Island, which sits in the Inlet just to the west of the city.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chugach Electric Association, Anchorage, AK, Kenai, AK, Sports

Hispanic Business

Boralex - Financing for 46 MW of wind power in France

The loan will be amortized over a 15-year period at a rate of approximately 3.70% for the full loan term.

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

SooToday

Green energy powering auto manufacturing

Many global automakers are trying their best to reduce manufacturing impact on the environment.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Fort Wayne, IN, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Lawmakers Approve Wind Regulations Lifting Defacto Moratorium

Ending what has been an informal three-year moratorium on wind power, a legislative committee unanimously approved regulations Tuesday paving the way for wind turbines.

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

The Miami Herald

Connecticut OK's wind power rules, ends moratorium

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Alternative Energy, Connecticut Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Restaurant Management

The Washington Post

Google Agrees to Buy 407 Megawatts of Buffett Wind Power in Iowa

Google Inc. agreed to buy 407 megawatts of wind power from Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., the technology company's largest deal to date for renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, MidAmerican Energy Holdings, Council Bluffs, IA, Science / Technology

BBC News

Will the wind in Spain blow slower?

Since Cervantes' Don Quixote went tilting at windmills in La Mancha, wind has played a big part in Spain's economy This is because sunny Spain has established itself as a European superpower in wind energy as well as in solar.

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

Centre Daily Times

Column | Renewables require renewed thinking

With an average wind speed of about 12 mph, the city where I live isn't the windiest place in the country.

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Related Topix: Corpus Christi, TX, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Pollution Online

Xcel Energy Named No. 1 Wind Provider For 10th Consecutive Year

For the tenth consecutive year, Xcel Energy has been named the country's top wind energy provider, according to a newly released report from the American Wind Energy Association , the national trade association for wind energy.

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

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Committee Poised To Pass Wind Regulations

Lawmakers and state officials are optimistic they've finally struck the right balance in deciding where wind turbines in the state should be located.

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

Slashdot

Oklahoma Moves To Discourage Solar and Wind Power

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Paul Monies reports at NewsOK that Oklahoma's legislature has passed a bill that allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid reversing a 1977 law that forbade ... (more)

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

National Public Radio

Apple Offering Free Recycling Of All Used Products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Cupertino, CA

CBC News

Hermanville wind farm production on target

The new $60-million wind farm in Hermanville is meeting projections for wind energy production, says P.E.I. Finance and Energy Minister Wes Sheridan.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Canada, World News

Business Journal

Bigger wind turbines could propel N.C.'s energy sector

Taller wind turbines and larger blades could lead the Southeast, and North Carolina, to grow its renewable wind energy sector.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

Triple Pundit

U.S. Wind Energy Could Double, But It's Deja-vu All Over Again in Congress

Last year got off to a shaky start for the U.S. wind energy industry, but new project construction and installed generation capacity took off following belated Congressional extension of the federal renewable energy production tax credit .

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Amarillo.com

Amarillo firm to catch Dallas' wind

An Amarillo company is working to grow its distributed energy market with a micro wind farm 12 stories above downtown Dallas.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Dallas, TX, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy

Journal and Courier

Purdue Energy Park wind turbine project proceedingPurdue Energy Park...

Plans are still alive for the Purdue Energy Park, a wind turbine farm on the northwest side of Tippecanoe County.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Fortunagacht Arrives, Unloads in Port of Cleveland

A port official says the Fortunagracht arrived around 11pm Friday, and unloading would continue through Monday, breaking only for the Easter holiday.

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

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