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  By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Biden administration on Wednesday announced a plan to develop larges cale wind farms along nearly the entire coastline of the United States, the first long-term strategy from the government to produce electricity from offshore tu...
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  Texas company launches site in Broomfield to teach workers By Judith Kohler The Denver Post The demand for wind-energy workers is expected to surge in the next few years, and Colorado could be a major training ground for an industry looking to meet the need. Workrise, a workforce manageme...
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  By Jaydn Watson-Fisher Greeley Tribune Weld County soon will be the home of a 145-megawatt wind farm, adding to a significant investment. Guzman Energy, an energy provider, and Leeward Renewable Energy, a developer, announced this week they are executing a power purchase agreement for the...
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    Denver’s Keystone Tower gets grants from U.S. to develop offshore projects By Judith Kohler The Denver Post A Denver company has tapped a construction technique used in the oil and gas industry to make bigger and cheaper wind-turbine towers faster, setting the stage to help expand...
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    By Lisa Friedman © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The Biden administration Friday announced that it would begin the formal process of selling leases to develop offshore wind farms in shallow waters between Long Island, New York, and New Jersey as part of its push to transition...
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    By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » The notion of wind farms churning in the Pacific Ocean, creating clean energy to power homes and businesses, has long been dismissed because of logistical challenges posed by a deep ocean floor and opposition from t...
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For years, the idea of turbines churning in the Pacific was dismissed as impractical. The deep water poses an array of logistical challenges, and the Navy would rather not deal with all those offshore obstacles. But new technology and a new president determined to rapidly expand win...
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      By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON » The Biden administration is moving to sharply increase offshore wind energy along the East Coast, saying Monday it is taking initial steps toward approving a huge wind farm off the New Jersey coast as part of an ef...
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  By Dionne Searcey © The New York Times Co. RAWLINS, WYO. » The coal-layered underground helped bring settlers to this scrubby, windwhipped part of southern Wyoming, where generations found a steady paycheck in the mines and took pride in powering the nation. But now, it is energy from the...
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By Julian Lee Bloomberg Opinion Green energy isn’t to blame for Texas’s power problems. It’s the state’s exceptionalism that has made the situation worse than it might otherwise have been. Loud voices, from that of Gov. Greg Abbott on down, are being raised against renewable energy, blaming wind ...
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  POWER CAPACITY By Judith Kohler The Denver Post Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest electric utility, has reached a significant milestone for how much wind energy capacity is in its system. Xcel is now one of only two energy companies in the country to have the capability of producin...
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Shared from the 10/27/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Ivan Penn© The New York Times Co.   Even as businesses around the world shut down this spring, executives at EDF Renewables were hopeful they would finish installing 99 wind turbines in southern Nebraska before a year-end deadlin...
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The Associated Press CHEYENNE» Bigger and more-efficient equipment will allow an electric utility to redevelop Wyoming’s first commercial wind farm so it produces the same amount of power with far fewer turbines, an example of the growing feasibility of renewable energy in the top U....
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  Shared from the 6/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Mario Sanelli The Denver Post Glenwood Springs on Colorado’s Western Slope last week became the seventh U.S. city — and the second in the state — to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy. Every home, business and street light ...
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WIND IS WHERE THE JOBS ARE_   Extract of full article By Mark Sumner in Daily KOS  Thursday Apr 27, 2017 · 2:40 PM    The fastest-growing occupation in the United States — by a long shot, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — might surprise you: wind turbine tec...
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The renewable energy market is steadily growing in an African continent that can pride itself to possess in abundance a good mix of resources – sun, water, biomass and wind. Although far less uniformly distributed than the well documented solar resources, Africa with a large coastline still has one ...
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BUILDING IN RHODE Island isn’t easy. Hurricanes and tropical storms barrel through its quaint coastline towns, interrupting perfect summer weekends. Freezing winters bring blizzards that can shut down the entire state. And every season features corrosive salty winds, biting at the coast as if sent b...
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Statkraft, TrønderEnergi and the European investor consortium Nordic Wind Power DA will join forces to realise Europe's largest onshore wind power project in Central-Norway, comprising six onshore wind farms, with a combined capacity of 1000MW. The total investment in the wind farms amounts to appro...
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New wind farms have a longer economic lifespan than gas-turbine power stations, according to fresh research that also dismisses claims that ageing wind installations are a bad investment. The UK has a target of generating 15 per cent of the nation's energy from renewable resources such as wind farm...
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Colorado's wind industry is thriving but far-flung By John Young   A windmill near the Pawnee Buttes at Pawnee National Grasslands. (Denver Post file) PEETZ — A tumbleweed darts across the highway. By most definitions, this heralds one's arrival at nowhere. Instead, in this case, ...
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