Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Wind’

Wind Energy News: Spanish downturn a disaster for green energy

Wind Energy News: Spanish downturn a disaster for green energy

Spain’s wind turbine manufacturers are laying off workers and farmers who installed solar panels are facing ruin as austerity policies afflict the long-coddled green energy sector.

WInd Energy News: Experts say interest in wind energy on rise

WInd Energy News: Experts say interest in wind energy on rise

Electricity generated by wind farms powered more than 350,000 Pennsylvania homes last year, and that number is expected to grow. “There’s demand,” said Titus North, executive director of Squirrel Hill-based Citizen Power. Citizen Power teamed with TriEagle Energy in August 2011 to offer renewable wind electricity service to residential customers. By the end of last [...]

Where can We Get Renewable Energy Sources?

Where can We Get Renewable Energy Sources?

For many years people have been burning fossil fuels such as coal and gas for energy, except now sources of fossil fuels are depleting – plus they create pollution when they are burned too. People are now starting to realize that we have to find sources of renewable energy. These various types of sources include [...]

New Wind energy facts

New Wind energy facts

The production of energy through the usage of wind turbines is becoming more and more common around the world and is helping to contribute to both the reduction of energy costs for millions of people as well as the reduction in the world’s reliance upon conventional fossil fuels. Here are some interesting facts about wind [...]

Prairie grouse could hamper wind energy growth

Prairie grouse could hamper wind energy growth

A little prairie grouse could give the wind energy industry big fits. Should the lesser prairie chicken become listed as threatened or endangered — and it’s close now — there would be significant restrictions on companies hoping to plant towering turbines across a five-state region believed to have some of the nation’s best wind energy [...]

Report: Minnesota should capitalize on wind energy

Report: Minnesota should capitalize on wind energy

Minnesota can capitalize on wind energy and spark job growth in a down economy with the right amount of government support, according to a recent report by think tank Minnesota 2020. Minnesota, the fourth largest provider of wind energy in the nation, could create more than 2,200 jobs and generate about $9 billion in economic [...]

Residents close to wind farms should receive energy bill discounts

Residents close to wind farms should receive energy bill discounts

Residents should be offered discounts on their energy bills and free energy efficiency measures when wind farms are built in their community, the Local Government Association said today. Using a “community tariff” to share the financial benefits of renewable energy generation with local communities is one of nine ideas in a new LGA report on [...]


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