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  1. Growing Automobile Production & Sales Drives the Gears, Drives and...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... pollution is driving demand for wind turbine gears. Wind turbine gearboxes form an integral component of wind power generation equipment and increased development of onshore as well as offshore wind farms is offering robust growth opportunities for ...

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  2. Siemens CR records turnover of CZK 34.9bnRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Prague Daily Monitor

    The company Siemens A eskA republika recorded a turnover in the amount of CZK 34.9bn in the business year 2013/2014. The company was able to slightly raise its revenues compared with the previous business year.

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  3. Wind power auction draws limited interestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... officials noted the new leases would nearly double the amount of acreage the bureau has leased for offshore wind power through competitive sales. "I'm very encouraged by the fact that two experienced wind energy companies have chosen to bid," said ...

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  4. Official Market Forecast for South Africa's Wind Energy Industry...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... do this through the creation of focused news, events and reports. Our customers consists of onshore and offshore wind power generators, investors, turbine manufactures and their value chains in development, construction, operations and maintenance. ...

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  5. GOP targets renewable energyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... in the state. "Within the past decade, there has been a shift away from fossil fuels and toward solar and wind power," said Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton, who voted against the measure. "The shift has been good for consumers, businesses and Colorado's ...

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  6. Vestas secures 36MW order in Jamaica; project will become country's largest wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... more than 120 GWh, which corresponds to an annual emission saving of 85,400 tonnes of CO2. Once completed, this wind power plant will provide electricity to approximately 300,000 people in Jamaica. "Jamaica is located in an area prone to hurricanes. ...

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  7. President Obama's remarks at House Democratic Issues Conference, Philadelphia, PARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... in oil production; number one in natural gas production; doubled clean energy production; solar power up tenfold; wind power up threefold; carbon pollution down. There is no economic metric by which we are not better off than when I took office. And ...

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  8. Fossil Fuel Subsidies Drop as Renewables Gain: Carbon & ClimateRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... consumers, according to Birol. Eventually, that could help bring costs for renewable energy, including solar and wind power, to parity with fossil fuels. "Pricing reforms in energy exporting countries are a particularly delicate matter," Birol said ...

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  9. Attorneys for man charged in teen death want trial movedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Attorneys for a man accused of using a phony Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death want his trial moved to another county. Lawyers for Kyle Dube of Orono argued during a hearing in Bangor Thursday that their client wouldn't receive a fair trial in Penobscot County because of the amount of media coverage.

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  10. With no buyers, Fire Island Wind delays adding wind turbinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The project came online in September 2012. CIRI has contended that despite the higher initial cost of wind power, the cost of gas power will likely increase in the coming years, making the wind-powered electricity more economical in the long run. ...

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  11. Renewable Energy: Tim AndrewesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cornish Guardian

    SOLAR and wind power is essential for a clean energy future. The world is running out of time to end its dependence on polluting fossil fuels.

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  12. Make My DayHISTORY is No Birthday PartyRead the original story

    May 15, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... it outstripped the capacity of the ERCOT power lines to carry it to urban areas. The spot market price for the wind power fell to negative numbers - meaning wind farms would have to pay ERCOT to keep generating power. Texas ranks No. 1 in the nation ...

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  13. Offshore wind leases auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... than some of our other wind energy areas in other states,” Hopper said. “We knew that developing (wind power) in this area was going to be more expensive. She said another factor was that, unlike Massachusetts, other states had offered ...

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  14. Overnight Energy: Senate passes Keystone despite veto threatRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    NEW ERA IN THE SENATE: Or so Republicans said over and over on Thursday after successfully pushing through legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. "Mainly what we had to prove was that we weren't like the 113th Congress," said Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn on the floor after the upper chamber voted 62-36 to give the $8 billion project a thumbs up.

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  15. Renewable Energy Costs Expected to Drop 40% in Next Few YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CIO

    The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels in many parts of the world, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency . IRENA's report, " Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014 , states that biomass, hydropower, geothermal and onshore wind are all competitive with or cheaper than coal, oil and gas-fired power stations, even without financial support and despite falling oil prices.

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  16. SunEdison and TerraForm Power Close Acquisition of First WindRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    SunEdison, Inc. , the world's largest renewable energy developer, and TerraForm Power, Inc. , a global owner and operator of clean energy power plants, announced that they have completed their previously announced acquisition of First Wind Holdings, LLC. In the transaction, TerraForm Power purchased 500 MW of operating wind power plants and 21 MW of operating solar power plants from First Wind. The portfolio has an average counterparty credit rating of A- and brings the weighted average remaining PPA life to 16 years for the entire TerraForm fleet.

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  17. ARRAY(0x19a761e8)Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    A photovoltaic power plant and a nearby wind power farm in Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei province,Jan 19, 2015.[Photo/Xinhua] Trade frictions dented exports of high-tech products and become a new concern for China and its trading partners last year, a top official said on Thursday. Shen Danyang, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce, said that after China became the world's largest goods trader in 2013, many countries started to curb the import of Chinese products to narrow trade deficits "We noticed that China's photovoltaic products, wind turbines and smartphones have encountered more trade investigations in 2014," said Shen.

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  18. Feds auction 550 acres off Massachusetts for wind energyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WWLP

    U.S. officials on Thursday auctioned off leases to more than 550 square miles of federal waters off the Massachusetts coast to two companies hoping to develop wind energy projects. The two parcels were among four up for lease by the Interior Department.

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  19. Who Will Win Super Bowl XLIX: A Showdown In Energy Efficiency Between New England And SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    ... Field receives 30 percent of its energy from solar power, and the state of Washington boasts 2,808 megawatts of wind power compared to Massachusetts' 107 megawatts. Additionally, Washington is ranked No. 4 for investment in nationally certified ...

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  20. U.S. Senate Rejects Amendment On Lesser Prairie ChickenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

    The U.S. Senate rejected an amendment sponsored by Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas that would have removed the lesser prairie chicken from the federal government's threatened species list. The vote Wednesday on Moran's amendment was 54-44, short of the 60 votes necessary to add it to a bill intended to expedite construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, The Kansas City Star reported.

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