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Why China is having so many problems ramping up wind power - Washington Post

Washington Post

Why China is having so many problems ramping up wind power
Washington Post
China holds the record as the world's top wind installer, accounting for about a third of the total global installed wind capacity. The United States trails in second place, accounting for just more than 17 percent. But despite its higher total ...

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The Public Pulse, May 24: Wind power isn't cheap - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald

The Public Pulse, May 24: Wind power isn't cheap
Omaha World-Herald
Recent letters to the Public Pulse show how uninformed people are about wind power. When all things are considered, such as the production tax credit, wind power is not cheap — it is actually more expensive than nuclear. Thank you for reading and ...

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Q2 On Special Assignment: Wind power blowing across Montana - KTVQ Billings News

KTVQ Billings News

Q2 On Special Assignment: Wind power blowing across Montana
KTVQ Billings News
There's a new energy boom taking place in Montana, and it doesn't involve coal or oil. It's the surging renewable energy market driven by consumer demand, and it's fueling a renaissance in the world of energy. Q2's Jay Kohn is on special assignment ...

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Poland passes bill that threatens to curb wind power development - bne IntelliNews

Poland passes bill that threatens to curb wind power development
bne IntelliNews
The Polish parliament passed a bill on May 20 that will curb the development of wind power installations. The government says renewable energy from wind and sun is too unreliable to ensure energy security. The law will grossly limit the number of ...

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FPHC shuns coal plants, to double wind power capacity - Manila Bulletin

FPHC shuns coal plants, to double wind power capacity
Manila Bulletin
First Philippine Holdings Corporation, a member of the Lopez group of companies, is shunning coal power plants and commits to invest $450 million to double its wind power capacity in the next three years. “Today, let me state unequivocally and for the ...

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ZF Services adds three new authorized service providers to its wind-power division - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)

ZF Services adds three new authorized service providers to its wind-power division
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Duke Energy Renewable Services, E.ON Energy Services, and Wajax now authorized to perform field repairs as part of ZF Services service provider network. ZF Services, LLC, the strategic aftermarket business unit of ZF Friedrichshafen AG in North America ...
ZF Services announces three new authorised service providers for wind power divisionWindtech International (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Mainstream's O'Connor to be GWEC wind-power ambassador - Recharge (subscription)

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Mainstream's O'Connor to be GWEC wind-power ambassador
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The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has appointed Mainstream Renewable Power CEO Eddie O'Connor to become a global ambassador for the wind industry. In his new role O'Connor will work with GWEC to ensure that the wind sector's distinctive ...

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NC bill takes aim at wind power and solar energy - News & Observer

News & Observer

NC bill takes aim at wind power and solar energy
News & Observer
Green energy advocates are aghast at the latest energy proposal in the state legislature to regulate wind farms and solar farms, a bill they say would turn North Carolina into the nation's most hostile state for renewables. The legislation, introduced ...

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to-the-point: Brazil switches on 42 MW of wind power - SeeNews Renewables

SeeNews Renewables

to-the-point: Brazil switches on 42 MW of wind power
SeeNews Renewables
May 23 (SeeNews) - Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel has authorised two wind energy plants with a combined capacity of 42 MW to start commercial operations. According to Brazil's Ministry of Planning, the total investment in these plants is more ...

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US giant GE forges 1GW wind power pact with Vietnam - Recharge (subscription)

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US giant GE forges 1GW wind power pact with Vietnam
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The deal will see GE Renewable Energy and the Vietnamese government co-operate to help get the wind capacity in place by 2025. The agreement with GE was hailed earlier today by US President Barack Obama, who is on a visit to Vietnam and oversaw ...

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