Siemens Gamesa To Build Australian 194 Megawatt Wind & Battery System

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Apr 102018
 

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been awarded the contract to build what it is calling a “pioneering” 194 megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm in the south of the country with a combined battery energy storage system. 

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Wind Power Results In Very Few Bird Deaths Overall

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Feb 212018
 

Wind power critics sometimes try to say that this form of clean, renewable energy is bogus because a number of bird deaths result each year from collisions with wind turbines and towers. What they fail to mention is the context, so they leave out certain very key facts. The number of birds killed by wind turbines is relatively tiny

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GateHouse Media Series on Wind Farms — Classic Case of Slanted Reporting

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Jan 302018
 

Wind power is one of the cheapest sources of electricity in the United States, and second only to solar in its popularity among Americans. Wind power is also a source of rapidly growing jobs. In fact, wind turbine technician is the second-fastest growing job in the US, just trailing the job of solar PV installer

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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
The Local France
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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