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36 min ago | Driffield Today

Leconfield farmer shares secrets of his success at wind power open day

Leconfield farmer Chris Lount is to host an open day aimed at helping others in the industry find out how they can cut costs and increase income by diversifying into green energy.

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

1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com

Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be born in Iowa . So, in one respect, this state already has a notable tech reputation.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, West Des Moines, IA, Widevine Technologies, Social Software, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

5 hrs ago | Deseret News

Utah wind power poised to increase

Four new wind farms are poised for development in Utah after Rocky Mountain Power inked agreements with the companies to buy the power over 20 years.

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Related Topix: Utah, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Monticello, UT, San Juan County, UT

9 hrs ago | JD Supra

NREL Analyzes Production Tax Credit Extension Implications for U.S. Manufacturing

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory , which is a component of the U.S. Department of Energy, has published a report analyzing the implications of the extension of the production tax credit for U.S. manufacturing and employment levels.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, 9

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

You'll Never Guess Which State Has the Most Wind Energy

When it comes to wind energy, not all states are created equal. They say everything's bigger in Texas -- and for wind energy and rib-eye steak, they're right.

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

Sweetwater Reporter

WETS makes presentation at SEED meeting

At the SEED board of directors meeting held on Monday, a report from WETS was given.

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

ABC News

7 Super Green US Cities To Visit for Earth Day

As Earth Day 2014 approaches, many may be inspired to book a last-minute, low-impact vacation to a destination that takes green living seriously.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, University of Oregon, Oregon, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Slow Food, Alice Waters, Travel

Forbes.com

Gas Makes Wind Affordable Even Without Tax Credit: Alliant CEO

Cheap natural gas is making wind energy affordable, even without a federal tax credit, the chief executive officer of Alliant Energy said in Chicago Wednesday.

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

Coolest Gadgets

The Trinity will charge your gadgets through wind power

We all like the idea of getting something for nothing, but there are usually consequences involved with that line of thinking.

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

The RiotACT

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

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