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Wind power is more cheaper than gas

It’s no surprise that if environmental costs are considered, renewables—particularly wind power—are a far better bargain than coal power. But it might surprise many that according to a new such analysis, nuclear power lags far behind wind energy and even hydroelectric power in its economic impact, at least in the European Union. Energy costs are […]

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Canadian wind energy as a solution to climate change and greenhouse gas emission reduction in North America

As climate change once again captures headlines, the need to explore potential solutions like wind energy has never been greater.   In Quebec, the provincial government will soon undertake a review of the province’s energy future; determining the optimal mix of cost-effective and non-greenhouse gas emitting renewable electricity sources like hydro and wind to support […]

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U.S. General Services Administration Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 140 Megawatts of Wind Farm in Illinois

MG2 Tribal Energy (“MG2″), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (“Mesa Grande”) and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy (“Geronimo”), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration (“GSA”) has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut […]

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U.S. wind energy reaches 62.3 GW

The United States now generates 62.3 gigawatts of wind power, according to the American Wind Energy Association, which released its third quarter results this month. New installations resulted in 419 megawatts coming online during the third quarter, which increased the total amount of completed wind energy to 1,254 MW this year. The reasons behind the increase from the second […]

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Vestas at China Wind Power: New strategy, new wind turbines for the Chinese wind energy market

Vestas introduces newest wind turbine technology to China; latest variants of V110-2.0 MW and V100-2.0 MW wind turbines and flexible service packages are key elements in achieving profitable growth in world’s largest wind energy market. Today in Beijing, global wind energy leader Vestas Wind Systems unveiled the two latest additions to its turbine technology portfolio […]

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First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant for process heat has been inaugurated in Quebec (Canada)

Cascades and Rackam started work on the ground-level facility in June, installing a powerful concentrated solar power (CSP) system. Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde , President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades, and Mathieu Chagnon , President of Rackam, inaugurated the Alain-Lemaire Solar […]

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