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2 hrs ago | Boston.com

Energy: What Americans really want

The energy crisis America faces today is unlike energy crises we faced in the past. There is no supply crunch; energy prices are not skyrocketing.

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6 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Letter: St. Cloud VA focuses on vets amid turbine issueLetter: St....

Letter: St. Cloud VA focuses on vets amid turbine issue VA continues to work through process to make sure contract is met Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/09/13/letter-st-cloud-va-focuses-vets-amid-turbine-issue/15602305/ It was with great interest that we read the recent Times reporting and Our Views about the VA's wind energy projects, including the wind turbine at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. We have readily acknowledged our dissatisfaction that the wind turbine does not function.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

11 hrs ago | The Star Press

Expert: Tax incentives don't equal new jobs

Expert: Tax incentives don't equal new jobs Muncie and other communities offer incentives to attract jobs. But is it working? Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1tNO3KN Ball State University economists Michael Hicks and Dagney Faulk looked at the issue and Hicks will present at a Distinguished Professor Lecture Series event on Tuesday.

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15 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

India : Continuum Wind Energy to get $50 million from Ifc

The project will help in avoiding nearly 270,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year. for our project.

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19 hrs ago | Nationalist

Information day on wind farm project planned

The Dutch company proposing to develop a controversial wind energy farm a few miles from Carrick-on-Suir, is holding a public information day on the project at the Carraig Hotel on Friday, September 19. Dunoair wants to build the "Carrigadoon Wind Park" of 8 wind turbine on Coillte owned lands Carrigadoon and Curraghadobbin hills approximately 5 kms north of the town and has invited members of the public to submit their views on the project at the information day that runs from 12 noon to 8pm. The renewable energy company is also encouraging the public to submit their feedback to its project team by email, phone of by phone by October 18. Project manager Pim de Ridder said they were committed to consulting with the local community.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Independent.ie

Plans for power line to UK close to controverisal pylon route

A private wind energy company has submitted plans to build a major new power interconnector close to a key site on EirGrid's controversial Grid Link route, the Sunday Independent has learned. The proposal by Greenwire to the European Transmissions System Operations of Electricity would allow for the construction of a second interconnector at Dunstown in Co Kildare, doubling up on the one already proposed by EirGrid as part of its Grid Link project.

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The Estherville Spirit

What's the tower for?

A nearly 30-foot tall structure in the Super 8 Motel parking lot caught the eyes of passersby this week. Stephen Brown, a training manager with ENSA, explained that the 28 1/2-foot structure is used to teach safety to those who work in high places-wind turbines, cell towers, etc.

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The Hastings Tribune

CCC discusses wind power study

Central Community College-Hastings may add a wind turbine to its campus as part of an alternative-fuel curriculum, but college officials first are looking into the location's wind potential.

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FOX23

Patrick jetting off to Denmark on trade mission

Patrick is departing Massachusetts for Copenhagen on Saturday. On Sunday he plans to tour the Lilligrund Wind Farm off the Denmark coast with business leaders in the offshore wind industry.

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NorCalBlogs

Offshore Wind power: Even Germany Can't get it Right

According to Breitbart, Germany's flagship Bard 1 offshore wind farm has turned into a bottomless money pit, with stakeholders frantically lawyering up, scrambling to pin the blame and ongoing money hemorrhage onto other parties. BARD Offshore 1 is a 400 megawatt North Sea offshore wind farm encompassing 80 5-megawatt turbines.

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Nerve News

IPCL's 32 percent gross revenue growth from wind power

India Power Corporation Limited -- an integrated power generation and distribution company -- has registered a 32 percent growth in gross revenue in wind power generation from Rs.49.21 crore in 2012-13 to Rs.64.77 crore in 2013-14, a top official said here Saturday. Wind power generation capacity of 95.2 MW recorded a growth in gross revenue from Rs.49.21 crore in 2012-13 to Rs.64.77 crore in 2013-14, a near 32 percent rise, and we are quite hopeful of improving further the performance of this vertical, company chairman Hemant Kanoria said at its 94th annual general meeting here.

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Telegram

Merger in the works forf St. John's-based energy companies

Kirby Mercer, chief executive officer of Beothuk Energy Inc., says his has entered into a letter of intent to merge with Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. During the last two years, Beothuk Energy Inc. has been developing an offshore wind power project in St. George's Bay. The company plans include building facilities for the manufacturing of wind turbine gravity based structures at the Port of Corner Brook and a wind farm service port at Port Harmon in Stephenville.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundCARBON-Free Electricity by 2018? We Can do this

People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Science Daily

Ahoy, offshore wind: Advanced buoys bring vital data to untapped energy resource

Two large buoys that are decked out with advanced scientific instruments will help more accurately predict offshore wind's power-producing potential. Research on the High Seas: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory staff conduct tests in Sequim Bay, Washington, while aboard one of two new research buoys being commissioned to more accurately predict offshore wind's power-producing potential.

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

The Wichita Eagle

Legislators: Fight over wind-power standard not over

A state representative and a senator told a Wichita Republican audience Friday that they think they'll have more success next year in repealing a law that requires Kansas public utilities to get some of their power from wind. Rep. Steve Brunk and Sen. Michael O'Donnell, both Wichita Republicans, told the Pachyderm Club that they think the repeal effort will go better in the next legislative session than the last one, when it blew through the Senate but failed in the House.

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Science Daily

Environmental costs, health risks, and benefits of fracking examined

Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds. A strange thing happened on the way to dealing with climate change: Advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within humanity's grasp.

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NewsOK.com

Buoys to help gauge offshore wind power potential

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is equipping two 10-ton buoys at its Marine Science Lab in Sequim to help research offshore wind power. The bright yellow buoys are each worth $1.3 million.

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Utility Products

Swedish offshore wind power developer finances wind project

Swedish offshore wind energy developer Hexicon has attracted $1.6 million in the form of a rights issue to existing owners. Hexicon develops floating platforms for offshore wind energy.

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Financial Times

Green energy sector fears Yes vote

One day this summer a tugboat called Thor Goliath left Norway and made its way to the blustery west coast of Scotland. It was towing a pair of black plastic pipes, each as thick as a tree trunk and 620m long - the length of more than a dozen Olympic swimming pools laid end to end.

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