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1 hr ago | Environmental Science & Technology

The Impacts of Wind Power Integration on Sub-Daily Variation in...

Due to their operational flexibility, hydroelectric dams are ideal candidates to compensate for the intermittency and unpredictability of wind energy production.

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5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Wind may whistle in backup power

A large shake is forecast to knock out power to homes and institutions, such as hospitals and schools, for weeks.

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9 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Offaly wind farm challenge before High Court

A High Court challenge has been brought against An Bord Pleanla's decision to grant planning permission for a wind farm development in Co Offaly.

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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Echols: Georgia has a 'good start' using wind energy

In May, Atlanta Business Chronicle reported the Georgia Public Service Commission signed off on Georgia Power Co.

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

15 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

East's wind sector powers ahead as new record set

Nearly a quarter of the country's offshore wind capacity is installed in East Anglian waters, according to an industry body.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Southland Times

Network claims options for coalminers when jobs end

Coal Action Network Aotearoa members Jeanette Fitzsimons and Rosemary Penwarden were at Venture Southland in Invercargill yesterday to discuss a report about jobs after coalmining and alternatives to coal.

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Monterey County Herald

Wind turbine going up in Gonzales

Once completed, the Gonzales wind turbine should look like this completed model by Foundation Windpower of Menlo Park .

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

Sierra

Do Wind Farms Increase Ground Warming?

An article I read recently claimed that wind farms increase ground warming and drying for miles around.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Weather, Iowa, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Washington Post

Centrica Half-Year Profit Drops 31% on Unprofitable Gas

Centrica Plc, grappling with a competition probe and the resignations of three senior managers, said first-half profit dropped 31 percent because of losses at its gas-fired power-generation business.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Business News

Andover Advertiser

15% of electricity from renewables

The statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change show a 30% increase in the power coming from renewables in 2013, bringing the share of electricity from sources such as wind, hydropower and biomass up to 14.9%.

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

Inhabitat

A Serious Water Crisis Could Hit the US by 2030 Because of Dirty Power

In just 16 short years, the United States could be facing serious water shortage if it doesn't change the way that it generates power.

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Triple Pundit

How a New Jersey Company Brought Wind Power to Operations in Nebraska

Given the specter of climate change and other environmental concerns, the global need for additional renewable energy has become a topic of increasing relevance and urgency.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Becton Dickinson, Healthcare Industry, Nebraska Public Power District

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

We may be out of water by 2040

Disturbing study has been conducted with researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark, Vermont Law School and CNA Corporation .

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Related Topix: Vermont Law School, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, Liberal Political News

Border Counties Advertizer

David Cameron: 'Britain almost at limit for onshore wind energy'

David Cameron told the press at the Royal Welsh Showground on Monday that he does not see the need for more windfarms once the UK reaches its target of 10 per cent of electricity generated by onshore wind.

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Buzzle.com

Average Salary of a Wind Turbine Technician

The wind energy industry is one of the fastest growing ones in the country. In this Buzzle article, you will be given a brief about the average salary of a wind turbine technician, who is responsible for the creation, working, and maintenance of the wind turbine.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Sparsholt College seeks to put wind turbine on its land

Sparsholt College, in Westley Lane, wants to build the 74 metre turbine to teach students to the technology behind sustainable energy and reduce its carbon footprint.

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Domestic Fuel

SheerWind Offers INVELOX for Wind Power

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Hispanically Speaking

Spain's Iberdrola to Build New 202 MW Wind Farm in Texas

Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola has begun turbine assembly for a new 202 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Texas, a project with an investment cost of $400 million, the company said Tuesday.

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Utility Products

Brazil reserve energy auction heavy with solar, wind power

Brazil 's federal energy planning company EPE has registered 1,034 projects totaling 26.3 GW for October's reserve energy auction, according to Business News Americas.

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Canada NewsWire

Acquisition of a 14 MW wind power project in France

In all, Boralex will invest approximately a 25 million to complete this project.

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