Transmission Upgrades & Expansion Are Necessary To Meet Increasing Demand For Wind & Solar

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Jan 162018
 

transmission upgradesA newly released report from the Wind Energy Foundation (WEF) calls upon transmission planners to take into account the significant renewable energy demand of large non-utility customers, especially from Fortune 500 companies. That’s because big companies are increasingly signing deals to buy wind and solar power, and their large and growing demand for transmission upgrades may exceed existing plans

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Extreme weather continues with dangerous cold, wind chills – WCVB Boston

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Jan 052018
 

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Extreme weather continues with dangerous cold, wind chills
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Those wind chills will make it feel several degrees below zero throughout the day. Friday evening, the wind chill is forecast to be between -10 and -20 and it will be even more extreme overnight. For that reason, eastern Massachusetts is under a wind

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Who Saved US Electric Vehicle, Solar Energy, & Wind Energy Tax Credits?

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Dec 152017
 

The United States Congress hasn’t yet passed a tax heist reform bill. However, word on the street is that it’s very close. Regarding clean energy tax credits and electric vehicle tax credits that were eliminated in previous versions of the bill, the rumors are that they are no longer going to be eliminated
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Alberta (Tar Sands Capital Of The World) Invests In 600 MW Of Wind Power

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Dec 152017
 

wind power farm in AlbertaAlberta, home to the dirtiest oil on earth, is beginning to transition to renewable energy. It has awarded contracts totaling $ 1 billion to three companies for 600 megawatts of wind power by 2019.
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Wind, waves and snow: Public warned as extreme weather lashes France – The Local France

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Dec 112017
 

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Wind, waves and snow: Public warned as extreme weather lashes France
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The public have been advised to take precaution across a huge swathe of France on Monday as violent storms lash the country. A total of 34 departments are on Orange alert – the second highest level of weather warning – for violent storms, high winds

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New UK Wind Farm Owner-Operator Ventient Energy Launches As Third Largest

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Nov 282017
 

The UK’s newest wind farm owner-operator, Ventient Energy, has launched this week and jumped straight into third place, with 690 MW worth of capacity supplying 420,000 homes annually. 
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How Wind Might Nudge a Sleeping Giant in Antarctica – Scientific … – Scientific American

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Nov 032017
 

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How Wind Might Nudge a Sleeping Giant in Antarctica – Scientific …
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Scientists believe they've identified a key process affecting the melting of an enormous glacier in East Antarctica, bigger than the state of California. And the …

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Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion

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Oct 252017
 

uk wind power onshoreAn unwritten UK Government promise of “no subsidies” for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies. 

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Pruitt Calls For End To Tax Credits For Wind & Solar

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Oct 112017
 

Scott Pruitt told an audience at the Kentucky Farm Bureau on Monday that he is in favor of ending all tax credits for wind and solar power as soon as possible

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US Solar Increased 4,500% & Wind 350% Over 10 Years, Claims NRDC

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Oct 042017
 

The US National Resources Defense Council claims that the country’s solar energy capacity increased by 4,500% between 2006 and 2016, while the country’s wind capacity increased by 350%. 

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