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1 hr ago | Boston.com
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.
5 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
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.
9 hrs ago | The Star Press
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.
13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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