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Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark’s energy agency found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country. The post Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Critics of wind power blame feds for killing, ‘chopping up’ eagles, other birds

By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota Bureau Wind industry insiders call it a “turbine collision,” though the feds prefer “non-purposeful take.” But critics such as Sharon Klemm get real on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife website: “Why don’t you call it what it is? Shooting eagles. Killing Eagles. Murdering Eagles.” The backlash over a controversial...

Wind Turbine Manufacturer Hiring 800 People In Colorado As Orders Pile Up

While the politics of fracking has taken hold of election-year energy discussions in Colorado, the wind power industry is quietly surging. The post Wind Turbine Manufacturer Hiring 800 People In Colorado As Orders Pile Up appeared first on ThinkProgress.

QUICK NEWS, 7-21: U.S. WIND, SOLAR TO GROW THROUGH 2020; NEW GEOTHERMAL RISING; CHINESE HAVE RIGHTS IN OREGON WIND BUY

U.S. WIND, SOLAR TO GROW THROUGH 2020 Market Snapshot: Wind, solar expected to lead growth in power plant capacity Emily Reynolds, July 16, 2014 (SNL) “An increasing amount of renewable generation is entering into the energy mix, with solar and wind resources making up a growing share of total generation resources. Show More Summary

Green Energy Robin Hood: India Doubles Tax on Coal to Fund Solar and Wind

By Smiti Mittal 22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to…

India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects

22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to 4,000 MW), covering canals with solar...Show More Summary

Why The Fossil Fuel Industry Hates Wind Power

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Giles Parkinson. Wind energy has a significant impact on wholesale prices, particularly in those peak demand events when fossil fuel generators used to make most money. New research from the University...Show More Summary

NJ Gets 3,400 MW Of New Offshore Wind Energy: What’s Missing From This Picture?

New Jersey offshore wind energy gears up with newly announced DOI leases totaling 344,000 acres, potentially involving 3,400 MW of clean power NJ Gets 3,400 MW Of New Offshore Wind Energy: What’s Missing From This Picture? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Ignore the Smears: Germany’s Green Energy is 1/3 of its Power, Price Falling, Coal Down

By Roy L Hales Originally Published on the ECOreport Germany’s renewable sector (RE) is flexing its muscles, with solar production up 28% and wind up 19% during the first half of 2014.…

Duluth Provides Critical Hub for Wind Power Project Cargoes

After a trans-Atlantic voyage from Brande, Denmark, and navigating through the Great Lakes, BBC Chartering’s Peter Roenna arrived this week into Clure Public Marine Terminal in Duluth, Minnesota on the [...] The post Duluth Provides Critical Hub for Wind Power Project Cargoes appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

EU STILL GROWING OCEAN WIND

4.9 GW of new offshore wind capacity under construction in Europe 14 July 2014 (European Wind Energy Association) “16 commercial offshore wind farms are under construction [in Europe] totaling 4.9 GW of power capacity [according to The...Show More Summary

$14.3M state grant for ‘smart grid’ technology could mean big business for Mukilteo startup

Gov. Jay Inslee announced $14.3 million in grants Tuesday intended to help state utilities better and more efficiently utilize solar and wind power. The “smart grid” grants were announced at an event at UniEnergy, a Mukilteo company that makes one of a number of competing energy-storage technologies, all intended to help utilities better manage the Continue reading ?

Hall impeachment crew is winding down

I SWEAR: Last fall, Ferdinand Frank Fischer III said Wallace Hall’s failure to tolerate accounting fraud is grounds for impeachment. By William Murchison | Special to Watchdog.org The surprise announcement of Bill Powers’ slow-motion, let’s call it leave-taking, from the University of Texas presidency finally may have broken the Austin heat, like a mid-summer thunderstorm....

Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines, spares Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A typhoon that barreled through the northern Philippines left at least 38 people dead and knocked out power in entire provinces and forced more than half a million people to flee its lethal wind and rains, officials said Thursday.

QUICK NEWS, July 16: 88% OF NEW U.S. POWER IN MAY WAS NEW ENERGY; THE FIGHT FOR WIND IN OHIO; U.S. CRITICAL SYSTEMS REGULARLY BREACHED

88% OF NEW U.S. POWER IN MAY WAS NEW ENERGY Renewable Energy Dominates New U.S. Capacity In May 24 June 2014 (Solar Industry) “Renewable energy, including wind, solar, biomass and hydropower, provided 88.2% of new installed U.S. electrical...Show More Summary

Typhoon kills 12 in Philippines, spares Manila

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A typhoon left at least 12 people dead, knocked out power in many areas, damaged a parked plane but spared the Philippine capital on Wednesday when its fierce wind shifted, officials said.

Typhoon Rammasun slams Philippines, leaving at least seven dead

Typhoon Rammasun left at least seven people dead and knocked out power in many areas but it spared the Philippine capital, Manila, and densely populated northern provinces from being directly battered Wednesday when its fierce wind shifted slightly away, officials said.

Globeleq Commissions South Africa’s Largest Wind Energy Project

The initiatives undertaken by the South African government through the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (RE-IPP) program have started to reap results now with the commissioning of the solar and wind energy projects auctioned during the first phase of the program in 2011. Show More Summary

U.S. says faulty line, wind gusts caused Powerhouse fire in Santa Clarita

A tripped power line coupled with gusty winds caused a wildfire that scorched more than 30,000 acres last year in Santa Clarita, a federal report released Tuesday concludes.

SEE IT: Camera captures tornado demolishing store in seconds

A surveillance camera was rolling as two EF-4 twisters, powering estimated 166-200 mph wind gusts, passed near a Pilger store last month. Astonishingly the video camera managed to stay attached and film the building's destruction.

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