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In Texas, Perry was 'all of the above' on energy production

Years before the Democratic president endorsed all types of energy production — from oil and gas to renewable sources like wind and solar power — Perry was putting the policy into practice in Texas. During Perry's record 14-year tenure...Show More Summary

Policy changes under new U.S. administration won't stop the green transition

This piece is co-authored by Thomas Kveiborg, Executive Director for Ramboll Environment & Health. Prices for solar and wind power are falling sharply, and speeding the transition to green energy. At the same time, investors are increasingly turning away from fossil fuels. Show More Summary

The Bump and I

Tomorrow my power chair comes back. I am conflicted. Not by the 900 dollar repair bill, which was enough to knock the wind out of me, but by the fact that I'm wondering about how to incorporate it back into my life. This stands in stark contrast as to how I felt when they took it into the shop. Show More Summary

DNV GL Certifies Siemens’ 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

DNV GL has assessed the market’s new offshore turbine in development and awarded Siemens Wind Power with the Prototype Certificate for its 8 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine SWT-8.0-154. The prototype certification confirms all relevant safety…

Donald Trump, 13th Nuclear Dictator of the United States

January 20 marks a historic transition of power. Donald Trump will swear an oath to the American people. Crowds will shout praise and roar in bitter protest. Speeches, poetry, music. The inaugural parade will wind through Washington, DC, its long vine finally erupting into the bright blooms of celebratory balls. Show More Summary

Utility plans vote on New York offshore wind project

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island. The Long Island Power Authority says the 90-megawatt, 15-turbine wind farm 30 miles east of Montauk would be the largest offshore wind project built to date.

QUICK NEWS, January 17: New Energy’s Fight Against Climate Change Won’t Be Done; New Energy Jobs Leapt Again Last Year; Nebraska Gets Wind Power Economy Bump

New Energy’s Fight Against Climate Change Won’t Be Done Not even Trump can easily reverse our progress on climate change David Ignatius, January 16, 2017 (Washington Post) “…[The progress made in the fight against climate change by the...Show More Summary

Screeny is a powerful screen capture program for Windows

Screeny is a free for personal use screen capture program for Microsoft Windows that supports image and video captures, and an immense set of features. You have plenty of options when it comes to taking screenshots or videos on Windows machines. Show More Summary

Wyoming lawmakers launch bill that would ban selling renewable energy

In a move that puts the “R” in regressive, a group of Republican lawmakers in Wyoming just launched a bill that would effectively ban selling wind and solar power in the state. The measure proposes to fine utilities for purchasing energy...Show More Summary

Air polluters more likely to locate near downwind state borders

(Indiana University) Indiana University research reveals a pattern of companies strategically locating facilities where wind will carry pollution across state lines. Locating factories and power plants near downwind borders can allow states to reap the benefits of jobs and tax revenue but share the negative effects -- air pollution -- with neighbors.

It Can Power a Small Nation. But This Wind Farm in China Is Mostly Idle.

3 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Jiuquan Wind Power Base epitomizes the country’s ambition to become a global leader in clean energy. It also reflects the deep challenges facing the sector in China.

France to freeze after storm kills one, cuts power to thousands

France is set to freeze next week, with temperatures between -5°C and -10°C in some areas, following snow and high winds that cost one woman's life and saw thousands without electricity.

New Study Essentially Suggests That Publishers Should Do CwF + RtB Instead Of Going Legal To Combat Piracy

5 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We have talked about the power of connecting with fans and giving them a reason to buy, along with using public shaming, as tools for combating piracy in its various forms. Tools far better, in fact, than twisting in litigious winds hoping that the construct of law will be sufficient to curb natural human behavior... Show More Summary

Synopsis: Gusts in the Wind

A turbulence-based model of wind variations explains observed fluctuations in the power output from wind turbines.   [Physics] Published Fri Jan 13, 2017

Wind Powers Scotland Four Straight Days

Scotland’s wind turbines provided more electricity than the country needed four days in a row Ian Johnston, January 9, 2017 (UK Independent) “…[Wind energy provided more electricity than Scotland used on 23, 24, 25 and 26 December]…The...Show More Summary

New York’s Plan to Bridge From Nuclear Power to Offshore Wind

Quickly moving from one energy source to another takes a lot of planning in advance. Just ask the state of New York. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement to shut down the 2-gigawatt Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021, several years ahead of schedule. Show More Summary

Dutch Trains Are Now Powered By Wind

Since the New Year dawned, one national rail company has been running their entire fleet of trains on renewable energy

New York seeks to develop U.S.'s biggest offshore wind projects

(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week proposed to develop up to 2,400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power by 2030 capable of powering 1.25 million homes as the state seeks to lead the nation in renewable energy production.

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