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U.S. renewable energy development will outpace conventional fuel plants

As the economist and columnist Paul Krugman wrote this week, renewable energy technologies are getting better, and cheaper, at a rapid clip, and the prospect of one day powering the U.S.—or at least a sizable chunk of it—with renewable energy is coming closer to reality. The U.S. Energy Department is planning, too, to offer up to $4 billion […]

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Preserving the PTC, bigger wind turbines for N.C., Microsoft chases renewables

It’s Friday, and before the weekend break, a New England editorial pushes for a PTC extension, bigger turbines can capture North Carolina breezes, and Microsoft doubles down on renewables. Clean, renewable energy like wind power is helping to keep electricity affordable in New England, says the Concord Monitor, which is urging for an extension of […]

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Various Energy Sources

According to the EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency) about one third of US carbon dioxide emissions are generated in industry and power production. Considering that reducing carbon dioxide emissions is a key facet of climate change mitigation, it does one well to note which fuel sources generate the fewest emissions. According to data released by […]

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Top wind power states, Michigan’s clean energy success, Xcel claims the top

Today’s wind power news highlights the top wind generating states, Michigan’s clean energy success and #1 domestic wind provider, Xcel Energy. The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that 80 percent of American wind power was generated by 12 key states: EIA released wind data showing Texas was the top wind energy producer, with 36 million […]

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Three International wind power exhibitions to take place in Shanghai in July 2014

The Offshore Wind China Conference & Exhibition, the Wind Farm O&M China Conference & Exhibition and Distributed Generation China will take place concurrently at Shanghai Mart in Shanghai on 2-4 July 2014. As organizers, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Committee, the China National Renewable Energy Centre and Shanghai International […]

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