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In the News: research and development in renewable energy, small wind markets

Energy Biz
Google’s Business Approach to Building Wind Energy
Wind energy just got a nice bump. It came after a key federal agency authorized a project funding in part by Google to lay the groundwork for an underwater power line. The off-shore wind deal, known as the Atlantic Wind Connection, could start putting steel in the ocean by 2014. Read more »

Learning how to reduce your energy consumption

An easy guide on how to increase your energy efficiency

Thinking about purchasing a wind turbine to produce your own electricity, to become more energy independent and to get rid of those pesky utility bills? Great! However, before you dive into turbine research, let’s take a minute and talk about how you can reduce your energy consumption for your home or business by simply following a few energy efficient guidelines. You may lighten your carbon emissions, but your wallet will become a bit heavier! Read more »

In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

Offshore Wind: Making an American Industry, Part 1
RenewableEnergyWorld.com Read more »

In the News: research and development in renewable energy, small wind markets

Alaska Dispatch
Wind power fuels Alaska’s push for rural renewable energy sources
 Alaska’s alternative energy revolution will take a new twist this summer when 15 turbines spin to life over a trio of Southwest Alaska villages, in one of the most notable wind projects to reach the Bush.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it: NY Residents could be eligible for a cash rebate

Are you a New York resident? If so, you may be eligible to save big by investing in your own wind energy system. Depending where in New York State you live, you could be eligible for some beneficial programs that get you 50 percent or 60 percent off the total cost as a cash rebate! Small wind turbines also may be eligible for a 30 percent federal tax credit. Sounds like a deal to us! Read more »

In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

The Great Lakes huge potential for wind energy development drives industry interest
mlive.com
Offshore wind has not yet developed in the United States like it had in Europe and the first U.S. commercial offshore wind turbines are expected to be on the East Coast, but the Great Lakes is a player. Read more »

Wind turbine certification and why you should care

Everything you need to know about Southwest Windpower’s product certifications Read more »

In the News: research and developments in renewable energy, small wind markets

U.S. wind industry adds 6,800 MW in 2011
Reuters
The U.S. wind industry installed some 6,816 megawatts (MW) last year, 31 percent higher than the year prior, totaling some 46,916 MW installed to date. Natural gas and wind provide the most U.S. generation while the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) urges Congress to renew production tax credit, Reuters reports. Read more »


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