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Government calls for wind energy proposals

Following the announcement of a 90% renewable energy consumption target for the ACT , The ACT Government has called for wind energy proposals.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

Minyanville

Ikea Taps Into Trend: Private-Sector Companies Drive US Wind Power Market Forward

The onshore wind energy sector is booming in the United States, where there's enough of the renewable resource on hand to meet the annual demands for 15 million homes.

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

Electric Energy Online

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) launches new interactive website

The Canadian Wind Energy Association is inviting visitors to explore its exciting new website.

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

The Modesto Bee

Pickens teaming up with family-run Wyoming firm

The Texas oil tycoon's energy hedge fund, BP Capital, is partnering with Casper-based Moser Energy Systems to create a new company - Mesa Natural Gas Solutions.

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

Business Journal

Wind powers Xcel Energy to top of the charts - again

Xcel Energy Inc. is at the top of the list for the amount of wind-based energy the eight-state utility has on its system, according to a new report from the American Wind Energy Association .

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

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

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

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