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GE’s Brilliant Wind Turbine — Wind Power Cheaper Than Coal Or Natural Gas (Part 1)

June 29th, 2013 | by Andrew

Already competitive with electricity produced by coal and natural gas-fired power plants, GE is driving the cost of clean, green, renewable energy down further with its Brilliant line of wind turbines and power management systems. Incorporating Ramp Control, Predictive Power Analytics, and short-term, grid-scale battery storage in an integrated wind power systems platform, GE Power & Wind believes it's on the right track when it comes to addressing one of the industry's persisting criticisms: the intermittent nature of wind


Mosaic Opens Up Largest Solar Rooftop Project To Date To Online Investors

April 29th, 2013 | by Andrew

Investor response to Mosaic's pioneering solar PV project crowdfunding platform has been dramatic, and positive. The Oakland-based start-up is now looking to its online community of investors to finance its largest solar rooftop project to date, a 487-kW installation for the Wildwoods Convention Center in New Jersey


Green Jobs & Solar Power At Night: Abengoa’s 280 MW Solana CSP Plant Nearly Ready

December 1st, 2012 | by Andrew

The Solana utility-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) project, capable of storing solar-generated electricity and delivering it in the evenings and at night in order to help meet peak demand, is 80% complete. A workforce of more than 2,000 is on site installing Solana's 32,000 parabolic trough solar energy collectors, one of a range of benefits the project has brought to the Pheonix area


Deepwater Wind Files Final Federal, State Permits for Block Island Wind Farm

October 4th, 2012 | by Andrew

Said to be "the most thorough study ever conducted of a U.S. offshore wind farm,” Deepwater Wind invested three-years and $7 million in completing the permit applications for the proposed 30-MW Block Island Wind Farm, a project that management sees as a stepping stone on the path toward carrying out much larger projects off the US northeast and mid-Atlantic coast


Alabama Power Deal to Bring in Low-Cost Wind Power from Oklahoma, Kansas

October 1st, 2012 | by Andrew

The 20-year deal to bring wind power to Alabama from two TradeWind Energy wind farms is enough to meet 3% of Alabama Power customers' consumption...and it's going to cost less than what it would have cost the utility to produce it. Sourcing clean, renewable wind power from the Chisholm View and Buffalo Dunes Wind Projects contributes to delivering substantial local green job and economic gains, carbon and GHG emissions reductions and other health and environmental benefits.


Where’s the Clean Energy Stimulus? Q2 a Record Quarter for US Solar Market

September 10th, 2012 | by Andrew

Q2 was a record quarter for the US solar market, intensifying opposition and populist rhetoric notwithstanding. Utility solar power installations powered second quarter gains in solar power capacity, though residential solar power installations increased for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to SEIA-GTM Research's latest quarterly report.



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