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Why not more vertical-axis wind turbines?

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 17:00
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Massachusetts Eyes Net Metering for Small Hydropower Projects

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 15:20

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities issued notice of a technical conference to study proposed net electricity metering by small hydroelectric projects. The conference is scheduled Nov. 7, with comments to be filed by Dec. 5.

Brazil Solar Power Auction May Spur $1 Billion in Investment

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 15:02

Brazil’s first national energy auction with a specific category for power generated from sunlight may spur as much as $1 billion in investment in solar power.

Power REIT: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:30

I first became interested in Power REIT (NYSE MKT:PW) in 2012 because of the company's plans to become what would have been the first US-listed "yieldco," i.e. a clean energy power producer paying a high level of reliable dividends to investors. The company was an infrastructure Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) with a single asset: its subsidiary, Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway (P&WV) which owned 122 miles of track leased to Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC), which had in turn subleased the track to Wheeling & Lake Erie (WLE.)

GRID WARS: The Battle to Control Your Electricity

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:11

Rarely has a major U.S. industry reached a crossroads as stark as that facing today’s electric utilities. EPA’s recent proposal for regulating carbon emissions from power plants is just one part of a broader trend, as the century-old model of centralized fossil fuel burning electricity generation moves towards obsolescence.

Goldwind profits up fivefold

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
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UK 1.2GW offshore project under threat

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
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Dong earnings climb despite revenue fall

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:00
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Dong earnings climb despite revenue fall

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:20
DENMARK: Dong Energy has increased earnings from its wind division by 50% in the first nine months of the year, despite a fall in revenues.
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UK 1.2GW offshore project under threat

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:18
UK: Scottish Power Renewables has said its 1.2GW East Anglia One project could be cancelled due to a lack of government funding.
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Listen Up: An Architect's Perspective on Rooftop Solar

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:56

Architects are in the driver's seat when it comes to building new homes or overseeing major remodeling projects. Although they are familiar with rooftop solar, their designs generally do not include solar panels. Whether it's because of cost, technology or aesthetics, it's a big opportunity that is lost to almost all new homeowners.

Goldwind profits up eight fold

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
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EIB supports Irish wind connections

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
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Gamesa signs 82MW Greek deal

Wind Power News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00
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Gamesa signs 82MW Greek deal

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:32
GREECE: Gamesa has struck a deal to supply the turbines for two wind farms in Greece with a combined capacity of 82MW.
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EIB supports Irish wind connections

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:31
IRELAND: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a EUR 100 million loan facility with transmission system operator ESB Networks to help connect wind projects to the national grid.
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