Wind Power

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Walmart Leads U.S. In On-site Energy Production

Walmart has a long way to go before it realizes the full power-producing potential of is vast roof space, but the company has been chipping away at it: In the latest figures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power… Read More
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Wind Energy Around World Grew 12% Last Year

Cumulative global installed wind power capacity grew 12.4% in 2013 led by China and Canada, according to the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual report which was released [recently]. The GWEC’s 2013 market statistics show that globally we reached a… Read More
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West Coast Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward

A wind power project in waters off the Oregon coast took another step forward on Wednesday. It’s a project with loads of potential, but don’t get too excited yet – there’s still a long way to go before it’s a… Read More
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U.S. Wind Power Got Busy In The 4th Quarter

The U.S. wind power industry didn’t put a whole lot of new generating capacity into operation in 2013, but it laid the groundwork, beginning construction on a whopping 10,900 megawatts in the fourth quarter. That figure comes from the American… Read More
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Taller Turbines Could Spread Wind Power’s Reach

Wind power is pretty easy to do in the gusty Great Plains, and through passes and other breezy corridors in the mountainous West – and that’s where the fast-growing renewable energy source has made its greatest strides. But big parts… Read More