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Wind power transmission line supporters to try again - KAKE

KAKE

Wind power transmission line supporters to try again
KAKE
Supporters of a transmission line that would carry wind power from western Kansas to the East Coast say they will present the proposal again in Missouri, which rejected it last year. But opponents of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line say they are ready ...

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As Wind Power Lifts Wyoming's Fortunes, Coal Miners Are Left in the Dust - New York Times

New York Times

As Wind Power Lifts Wyoming's Fortunes, Coal Miners Are Left in the Dust
New York Times
Train cars for carrying coal at a loading area at Peabody Energy's Rawhide Mine, outside Gillette, Wyo. Peabody Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April. Credit Kristina Barker for The New York Times. GILLETTE, Wyo. — After Kullin Orcutt lost ...



Blackout, price risks loom as wind power prevails in South Australia - Reuters

Reuters

Blackout, price risks loom as wind power prevails in South Australia
Reuters
MELBOURNE Rapid growth in wind and solar power in South Australia is raising the specter of blackouts and soaring prices for businesses like global miner BHP Billiton as cheaper renewables have pushed traditional thermal power plants to close.

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Tiny Rhode Island Thumbs Nose At Wind Power Nay-Sayers - CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica

Tiny Rhode Island Thumbs Nose At Wind Power Nay-Sayers
CleanTechnica
The great state of Rhode Island is about to have an outsized influence on the pace of US clean power development. Rhode Island is already leading the way on the exploitation of the nation's vast offshore wind energy potential, and its General Assembly ...

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GEV Wind Power opens blade-maintenance shop in Houston - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)

GEV Wind Power opens blade-maintenance shop in Houston
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Maintenance productivity is increased and with the added benefit of 24 hour working, GEV Wind Power can eliminate the cost uncertainty of weather downtime. GEV Wind Power was in the news recently because of its invention of a habitat or covered work ...



China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030 - The Guardian

The Guardian

China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030
The Guardian
Beijing wants to increase the country's wind capacity by a factor of between three and five before 2030. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. Arthur Neslen. Monday 20 June 2016 11.28 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 21 June 2016 06.32 EDT. Share on ...
How China can ramp up wind powerScience Daily

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Jefferson County On Verge Of Policy For Wind Power Tax Deals - WWNY TV 7

Jefferson County On Verge Of Policy For Wind Power Tax Deals
WWNY TV 7
They're huge projects, but not much of the money from wind power stays local. That's according to the chair of the Jefferson County's Legislature. "Sure, they add some wealth to the community, but it is not commensurate with the tax break they are ...

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China's offshore wind power plans lag, 2020 target under threat - Reuters

China's offshore wind power plans lag, 2020 target under threat
Reuters
... * China lags 2015 offshore wind power capacity target. * Only 1 GW offshore capacity installed, vs target of 5 GW. * Govt official: 2020 target not mandatory, will not raise tariffs. By Kathy Chen. BEIJING, June 24 China is lagging far behind its ...
Global Wind Power Equipment Market 2016- Phoenix Contact, ABB, Schneider Electric, Eaton, Ingeteam, GE, Siemens.cHollywood News Portal (press release)

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Nestlé buys into Scottish wind power - Financial Times

Financial Times

Nestlé buys into Scottish wind power
Financial Times
Nestlé has joined Ikea, Google and a string of other companies investing in green electricity by signing a deal to buy 15 years worth of power from a Scottish wind farm. The maker of KitKat chocolate bars and Nescafé instant coffee has agreed to buy ...
Nestlé joins corporate wind rush with UK power dealRecharge (subscription)
Nestle to generate power from Scottish wind farmHerald Scotland
Nestlé UK commissions new onshore wind farm to power operationsBusiness Green

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Wilmington Star News blasts conservative obstruction of wind power - The Progressive Pulse

Wilmington Star News blasts conservative obstruction of wind power
The Progressive Pulse
Be sure to check out the on-the-money lead editorial in this morning's Wilmington Star News and its scathing take down of state lawmakers and their manufactured excuses for trying to undermine wind power in North Carolina (lately, lawmakers have been ...

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