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Wind power now No. 1 renewable electric resource in U.S.

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4 mentions5 days ago
ABILENE, Texas - Wind has surpassed hydroelectric as the top renewable electric resource in the United States, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association. This puts ...

Nevada rallies push for increased renewable energy

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
CARSON CITY — Supporters of renewable energy rallied at both ends of the state Monday to support efforts in the Nevada Legislature to promote solar and other renewables as a ...

Jobs in solar, wind power are growing 12 times faster than U.S. economy

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17 mentions2 months ago
The shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is inevitable, since coal, oil and gas are far more finite than wind or sunlight. And because fossil fuels also emit greenhouse ...

Wind Power Capacity Breezes Past Hydroelectric Capacity

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2 mentions1 week ago
A Monday report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicated that utility-scale wind electric generating capacity has surpassed hydroelectric generating capacity at the end of 2016. There are now wind ...

California demand for wind power energizes transmission firms

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7 mentions4 weeks ago
LOS ANGELES A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in ...

What's next for renewable energy in Iowa?

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2 mentions2 days ago
Iowa is on the road to a greener future. Iowa continues to build on an impressive renewable energy portfolio that leads the nation in ethanol and biofuel production, is blowing ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 week ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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21 mentions1 day ago
Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Pueblo votes to run on renewable energy by 2035

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
PUEBLO — The city of Pueblo has committed to becoming 100 percent powered by renewable energy sources by 2035. The Chieftain reports that the Pueblo City Council approved the move ...

Editorial: Expand use of renewable energy by utilities

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2 mentions1 month ago
You must sign in or register to continue reading content. By The Herald Editorial Board Ten years ago, Washington state voters, recognizing the imperative need to address climate change and ...

Wind power surges into first place as America’s largest renewable resource

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11 mentions1 month ago
Wind power surges into first place as America’s largest renewable resource American wind power just passed a historic milestone—it’s now the country’s largest renewable resource by installed generating capacity. U.S.

Texas GM factory commits to wind energy

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6 mentions1 month ago
The General Motors plant in Arlington, Texas makes more than 1,000 SUV’s a day. While these vehicles tend to burn more gas, the plant where they’re made will be entirely ...

Near-record growth propels wind power into first place as America’s largest renewable resource

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12 mentions1 month ago
February 9, 2017 ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2017 — American wind power just achieved its second strongest quarter ever for newly installed energy generating capacity according to a new report ...

Bipartisan effort seeks to double Minnesota’s renewable energy standard

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9 mentions1 week ago
Minnesota’s renewable energy standard would increase to 50 percent by 2030 under a bipartisan plan unveiled Monday by Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. The state’s current renewable energy standard, or RES,

Clean energy gets second wind

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3 mentions1 week ago
There is a change in the wind. Wind, the stealer of umbrellas, has climbed its way to become a major contender in the energy field. Gone are the days of ...

Wind Power Becomes America's Largest Renewable Resource

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12 mentions4 weeks ago
Wind power overtook hydropower to become the biggest source of renewable electric capacity in the U.S. in 2016 and is now the nation's fourth-largest energy source overall, according to figures ...

Wind, Solar & Other Groups To Congress: Expand U.S. Electrical Infrastructure

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3 mentions1 week ago
A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well ...