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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

The Search for Excellence in Wind Power Development

Despite political wrangling over the extension of tax credits to encourage renewable energy project development -- namely wind -- the United States recognized 1,032 MW of wind capacity additions in 2013.

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8 hrs ago | Washington Times

NJ rejects offshore windmill project for 2nd time

A company that wants to build a windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City is heading to court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

8 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Wind energy project's approval could jeopardize air base

If the governor allows a $200 million wind energy project to go forward, he risks losing the multibillion-dollar Patuxent Naval Air Base operating in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Maryland Government, Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Military, US Navy

12 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Md.'s $200M wind energy project in tug-of-war battle

If he allows the project to go forward, he risks losing the multibillion-dollar Patuxent Naval Air Base operating in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Military, US Navy, US News

15 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

Oklahoma Adds Fee For Homes To Connect Solar, Wind Power To Grid

Renewable-energy advocates have cranked up the outrage machine at a surcharge imposed by Oklahoma on homes that connect rooftop solar panels or wind-turbine generators to the grid.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

19 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

UK Government Plans to Build 3,000 Wind Turbines

The British government plans to build up to 3,000 new wind turbines over the next five years, despite Conservative plans for a moratorium.

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

23 hrs ago | Telegram

Misinformation about wind energy abounds: Jet-Age owner

Allison Lomond liked what she heard Wednesday from Jet-Age Wind Energy as the company informed people about wind power as a source of energy.

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

Yesterday | Albany Times Union

Editorial: Congress' power plays

A savvy shopper with an eye on the household budget knows that items need to be both nice and necessary before going in the cart.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

National Public Radio

China To Open 8 State Industries For Investment

China's government said it would open 80 projects in eight state-run industries to private and foreign investors as part of efforts to make its slowing economy more efficient.

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

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa House Backs Tax Credits For Wind Energy Apr. 23

The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House.

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

Salisbury Journal

Tories to axe wind turbine funds

Existing wind farms and those already with planning permission would be protected from the change but Energy Minister Michael Fallon said these would be enough to meet 2020 targets set by the EU - meaning any further developments should not be subsidised.

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

Daily Times

Sindh succeeds in getting $1bn foreign investment for wind power project

KARACHI: Sindh government has succeeded in getting foreign investment of more than $1 billion for its first sponsored Wind Power Project at Jhampeer wind corridor district Thatta/Jamshoro.The project having capacity to generate 650 megawatts electricity would provide jobs to more than 1,000 people of the area.Chief Minister Sindh Qiam Ali Shah ... (more)

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Inhabitat

Pistachio Shells Could Power a Brand New City in Turkey

Turkey exported 6,800 tons of pistachio nuts last year, and now the country is floating plans to build a city powered by the leftover shells.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Motley Fool

Wind Power: A New Service Industry

Unlike the solar industry, which has numerous manufacturers of solar panels, the wind industry has only a few manufacturers of wind turbines.

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

Reuters

China to allow private investment in 80 projects

China will allow private investment in 80 projects spanning the energy, information and infrastructure sectors as part of reforms to increase privatization, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Li Keqiang, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Hartford Courant

China to allow private investment in 80 projects

China will allow private investment in 80 projects spanning the energy, information and infrastructure sectors as part of reforms to increase privatization, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Li Keqiang, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Ansonia, CT

Seeking Alpha

The Further Withering Of Wind Power

In our original analysis , we considered why wind energy producers are unlikely to ever become independent of government subsidies that currently sustain them and stand on their own as a reliable source of power for ordinary consumers.

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

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

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

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