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Bidders Line up for First US Offshore Wind Auction

Jun 06, 2013 at 17:08 | Jen Alic

Competitive offshore leases for wind energy will be auctioned off by the US federal government for the first time ever on 31 July. The two wind farm…

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2014 Expected to be a Bumper Year for Wind

May 13, 2013 at 16:55 | Science Progress

According to Bloomberg, Warren Buffet’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. is gearing up to drop $1.9 billion on new wind farms in Iowa. The investment might build as many as…

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UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat

Apr 26, 2013 at 16:40 | John Daly

Twenty-plus years on, the collapse of the USSR in 1991 threatened massive Western defense budgets, bereft of a major enemy like the “Evil Empire.”Western militaries conveniently found a…

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Has Belgium Cracked the Problem of Storing Wind Power Electricity?

Jan 25, 2013 at 17:19 | John Daly

Many believed that the 11 March 2011 nuclear disaster at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi complex was the death knell for worldwide interest in nuclear power.That has…

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U.S. Congress Breaths Life into Wind Energy

Jan 04, 2013 at 16:51 | Daniel J. Graeber

The U.S. government announced this week it was issuing a request to see whether or not there was any competitive interest in leasing more than 100 square miles of an…

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Are Wind Subsidies the Best Use of Taxpayers Cash?

Jan 03, 2013 at 16:09 | Brian Westenhaus

The U.S. taxpayers are in better than $16 billion dollars now and just got hooked for another $12.1 billion more.  That’s $161,333 per for 75,000 jobs.  Admittedly, compared to…

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George W. Bush: The Hero of US Wind Energy

Dec 04, 2012 at 16:32 | Dave Zgodzinski

George W. Bush will be remembered for a number of things. He was President for eight momentous years, after all. So it’s easy to make a list of items that…

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Wind Energy: Swapping Turbines for Kites

Nov 16, 2012 at 17:23 | Brian Westenhaus

The ideas to harness wind energy from a kite, or other highflying tethered wind energy collectors are pretty numerous, however most are economically unsustainable even though beautiful, spirit lifting, and…

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Bladeless Turbine: The Future of Wind Energy?

Nov 14, 2012 at 17:24 | Green Futures

The Saphonian turbine is more efficient, quieter and safer for birds, its makers claim. Could it represent the future of wind energy?Innovation always pushes boundaries, but what about…

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Rural Alaska Shows us the Way for Wind Energy Installations

Sep 27, 2012 at 17:31 | Climate Progress

The fact that the local jail is one of the only lodging options for visitors to the native Alaskan village of Tuntutuliak is a clear indication of its remote location.…

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