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Refurbishing Baseload Power Stations To Backup Renewables

September 4th, 2018 | by George Harvey

A number of stories have popped up in the news recently about turning traditional hydroelectric stations, which generate power by using water captured from a flowing river, into pumped storage facilities, which cycle the water using more energy to do so than they produce


Trump Is Already Losing The Trade War

March 28th, 2018 | by George Harvey

Donald Trump has failed to understand one essential point about a trade war. To win it, you need friends. In that ignorance, he is antagonizing customers at the very time his competition is courting them.


3 Key Wind Power Challenges & A Call to Action

May 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Wrapping up the WindPower 2011 conference in Anaheim, California this week, AWEA Board of Directors Chairman Ned Hall, president of AES North America, moderated a panel of featured leaders in the wind industry


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."



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