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Minnesota Study Finds Promise in Using Abandoned Mesabi Iron Range Mines to Store Wind Energy

November 24th, 2011 | by Andrew

There's promise in reclaiming abandoned open pit iron ore mines in Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range and reusing them to store energy from wind turbines and farms. Utilities, industry and government are increasingly looking at hydroelectric pumped storage as an efficient, clean means of making more use and better managing growing amounts of intermittent electrical power being produced from wind energy.


Cleantech Weekly Roundup

June 10th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Some more great cleantech stories from the week that we haven't yet covered. This week, I decided to just organize them by topic (note, of course, that some topics overlap -- in such cases, I put a little note about which other categories each article could be filed under after titles for those of you only interested in a particular topic). Check out these other interesting cleantech stories


Energy Bags Under the Sea to be Tested to Store Off-Shore Wind

April 18th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

An innovative new way to store wind power has been invented by researchers at the the University of Nottingham. Literally in inflatable bags under the ocean. A university spinoff, NIMROD Energy Ltd, has been launched by Professor Seamus Garvey, based on the research. Next month a prototype is to be tested in seawater



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