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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

Invenergy Seeks Permission to Build 500-MW Oregon Wind Farm

July 16th, 2012 | by Andrew

Chicago's Invenergy is proposing to build a 502-MW wind farm in eastern Oregon, a massive project that, in addition to offering substantial economic and social benefits, also raises concerns about its effects on wildlife and quality of life in an area known for its wilderness.

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