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MISO Wind Output Blows Past 10,000 MW

November 28th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston

  Overnight on Friday November 23rd, Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Incorporated (MISO) made some serious headwind by blowing past [&hellip


Wind Farms Add Nearly $6B, 20K Jobs to Illinois Economy

July 20th, 2012 | by Andrew

A study by Illinois State University's Center for Renewable Energy finds that the state's 23 largest wind farms create thousands of jobs and boost local economies, adding fuel to calls for Congress to extend the key federal wind energy production tax credit (PTC).


Wind News

April 22nd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  Other than our 15 or so wind energy stories from the past week, here’s some more top wind energy [&hellip


Big Wind, Renewable Energy Boost as Illinois Gov. Quinn Announces Rock Island Clean Line Project Labor Agreement

March 7th, 2012 | by Andrew

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced a project labor agreement between Rock Island Clean Line and Flora, Ill.-based Southwire that over a three-year period "will support wind turbine and transmission manufacturing in Illinois and create 1,450 union construction jobs. "The Rock Island Clean Line will enable some $7 billion worth of investments in new wind energy projects to move forward, which today cannot be constructed due to lack of transmission," according to an IGNN press release



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