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Wind power records set in Scotland and India

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15 mentions2 weeks ago
Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March, according to new analysis of data from WeatherEnergy by WWF Scotland. In ...

Smart Policies Can Energize Offshore Wind Power in Southeast

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This post was co-authored by Katie Southworth. While much of the rest of the country has reaped the tremendous benefits of wind power—the good jobs, the attractive energy prices, the ...

Wind Power Takes to the Seas

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Wind Power Capacity Breezes Past Hydroelectric Capacity

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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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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 mentions1 month 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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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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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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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 ...

Warren Buffett is rushing to build hundreds of wind turbines to power the West

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President Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to revive the coal industry. But power company executives seem to have missed the memo. PacifiCorp, a Warren Buffett-owned utility with customers from California ...

Nevada rallies push for increased renewable energy

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4 mentions1 month 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 ...

7-Eleven Signs Big Wind Power Agreement In Texas

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5 mentions3 weeks ago
Irving, Texas-headquartered 7-Eleven Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100% wind energy for all of its Texas stores located in “competitive energy markets” – which covers ...

Bipartisan effort seeks to double Minnesota’s renewable energy standard

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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 month 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 ...

Five Midwestern states get at least 21% of electricity from wind power, led by Iowa at 36.6%

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and South Dakota now get at least a fifth of their electricity from wind energy, Daniel Cusick reports for Climatewire. Data from the U.S. Energy ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...