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Connecting the US from Coast to Coast

October 15th, 2009 | by Zachary Shahan

A big factor limiting solar and wind power growth across the US is the current transmission network. It is disconnected. [&hellip

Why Wind Storage Worth Trillions

October 5th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

Coal power is not base-load electricity by itself. To enable coal to reliably deliver electric power, it took the creation of an entire other national infrastructure; the trans-continental railroad system. Without the unceasing rail-car-load delivery, every 12 hours, on the hour, hour after hour, day after day, week after week, year after year, of every next 12-hour-supply of fuel for the fire; the fire would go out, the water wouldn't boil, the steam wouldn't rise, the turbine wouldn't turn; the next 12 hours of electricity wouldn't be made. The fire must never go out

US Farm Recycles Wind Turbines From Denmark and Germany

September 21st, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

Halus Power has a unique business model among Bay Area green energy startups. They buy secondhand Vestas generators from Denmark and Germany that have been ditched in favor of the next size up and then remanufacture them in the US to meet the needs of rural energy users and small farms

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