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39 min ago | Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Oregon, Environment, Science

2 hrs ago | Business Wire

Bharat Light & Power Selects OSIsoft PI System to Support Renewable Energy Growth in India

One of India's leading renewable energy producers, BLP is using the PI System to manage 200MW of wind power project, with plans to introduce a new service offering aimed at improving the performance of wind power projects developed by other companies, as well.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The China Post

Anti-wind farm protesters stage sit-in at MOEA

More than 20 members of a group opposed to the building of wind turbines in Yuanli Township, Miaoli County stormed the Ministry of Economic Affairs and staged a sit-in protest Wednesday at the ministry's inner courtyard.

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

The Motley Fool

Is China Ming Yang Wind Power Group's Business Even Sustainable?

But the stock reversed direction soon after, closing the week 13% lower. What went wrong? Where is that revenue going? The sharp jump in Ming Yang shares after the earnings announcement surprised me because the numbers were downright disastrous.

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

Technabob.com

Trinity Portable Wind Turbine Goes with the Wind

There are already portable battery packs that have solar panels for recharging. The Trinity is a new kind of portable charger that uses a different renewable source of energy: the wind.

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

SBWire

Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014

Wind Power in Brazil, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy , Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the wind power market in Brazil.

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

Wall Street Journal

Sony's Latest Bet: Lithium-ion Batteries For Energy Storage

Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai emphasized in early February that the company sees its battery business as essential to growth of smartphones and other mobile devices.

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

TreeHugger

This tiny portable wind turbine fits in your bag and charges your gadgets

In our current gadget-centric culture, one limiting factor for mobile devices is the capacity of the batteries that power them, and while we haven't seen any massive improvements in battery technology which would allow us to go for days between charges, mobile solar chargers and battery backup systems seem to be the only solutions .

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

Bloomberg

Tocardo Sees River-Power Market Worth $1.4 Billion in 10 Years

Tocardo International BV, a Dutch maker of turbines that generate power from water, said the market for installing its devices in rivers may be worth as much as 1 billion euros in 10 years' time.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newsday

UK 'too negative' towards wind farms

Britain's "negative" attitude to wind power has been criticised by the Brussels-based head of a leading green energy body.

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

Ubergizmo

Airborne Wind Turbines Another Possible Avenue To Harvest Energy

I am quite sure that wind turbines do have its advantages and all, but it is not every single day that one is able to fix a wind turbine right there and then.

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Related Topix: University of Delaware, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Gadgets

MarketWatch

Ikea is betting big on wind energy in the U.S.

Like most companies, retailers have become actively engaged in expanding their use of renewable energy and in other sustainability efforts, but one well-known chain plans to become the leader of the pack.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hoopeston, IL, Solar Energy, Geothermal Power

KNDO

United MileagePlus Customers Can Use Their Miles To Help the Environment

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Travel, Frequent Flyer Miles, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Domestic Fuel

12 U.S. States Dominate Wind Power

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway According to Today in Energy , 12 states dominated the U.S. wind energy market in 2013.

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

Star Phoenix

Wind-battery project aims to smooth wind's volatility

"Wind is highly volatile," says Jansen, an associate research engineer in the area of Alternative Energy at the Saskatchewan Research Council .

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

RTE.ie

3,000 protest against Govt wind & energy policy

Up to 3,000 people are taking part in a protest in Dublin city centre against the Government's wind energy and pylons policy.

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

Triple Pundit

Electricity Prices Fall In Europe As German Renewable Energy Output Increases

For the fifth consecutive month, electricity prices in countries neighboring Germany have decreased, recently released Platts data reveals, due in large part to increased solar and wind generation in Germany.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Energy storage project deemed success, could pave way for more batteries on Texas grid

Rows of advanced lead acid batteries in far West Texas have provided 10,000 megawatt hours to the state's electric grid in the past 15 months.

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

Data Center Knowledge

Apple Buys Hydro Power Facility Near Prineville Data Center

Apple has acquired a hydroelectric power facility not far from its data center in Prineville, Oregon, according to reports in local media.

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Related Topix: Prineville, OR, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power

KSWO

Wind project donates $50,000 to children's museum

The Chisholm View Wind Project in Garfield and Grant counties has donated $50,000 to the Leonardo's Children's Museum in Enid.

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Related Topix: Garfield County, OK, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

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