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Wind Power Needs Long-term Policy Support (Like Fossil Fuels Get), Ted Turner & Others Pronounce

May 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Wind power needs to be and will likely be a key source of electricity in the near future (and already is in some places). As legendary business leader Ted Turner said at the U.S. WINDPOWER conference in California yesterday, embarcing renewable energy such as wind, solar, geothermal is an "even more of an obvious business decision for him today than launching eventual cable giant CNN was in 1980." Turner stated, "I've never seen anything more clear as the case for wind, solar, and geothermal."


U.S. Wind Power Increasingly American-made (Creating U.S. Manufacturing Jobs)

May 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

It shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that wind power is growing fast in the United States (and worldwide). Under the Bush administration, a goal of getting 20% of our electricity from wind by 2030 was set and we are currently ahead of schedule on that. However, a lot of people wonder, where are these wind turbines being made? Is this creating jobs in the U.S. or in China



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