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Rutland Herald: Wind co. abandons Susie’s Peak turbines

Jan 16, 2010 No Comments by

Original Article Wind co. abandons Susie’s Peak turbines By Gordon Dritschilo Staff Writer – Published: January 16, 2010 CLARENDON — A developer has abandoned plans to put wind turbines on Susie’s Peak. Vermont Community Wind Farm spokesman Jeffrey Wennberg said Friday that the location was “too controversial and too problematic.” He said the company is […]

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Data indicate turbine operated normally before collapse

Jan 07, 2010 No Comments by

Data indicate turbine operated normally before collapse Observer-Dispatch Posted Jan 06, 2010 @ 07:46 PM FENNER — No unusual conditions were recorded in the internal computer of a 200-foot-tall turbine prior to its collapse last week at Fenner Wind Farm, officials said Wednesday. Hank Sennott, a spokesman for Enel North America, the company that operates […]

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Detroit Free Press: 4 Dreamers Have Plan to Energize State

Jan 04, 2010 No Comments by

4 dreamers have plan to energize state State’s cooler temperatures make for ideal conditions BY TINA LAM FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER GALESBURG — It might sound like a field of dreams, but Sam Field and his son Connor Field hope their new solar farm will soon bring a burst of sunshine-generated electricity to Michigan and […]

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Boston Globe: A resolution to be green

Jan 03, 2010 No Comments by

Original Article A resolution to be green Ipswich engineer works to reach net-zero use of electricity in 2010 By David Rattigan, Globe Correspondent | December 31, 2009 IPSWICH – On a typical morning, Don Bowen unplugs his hybrid and heads to his Beverly office. When driven at low to moderate speeds (less than 41 miles per […]

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Article: Hawaii first in nation to require home solar water heaters

Jan 03, 2010 No Comments by

Hawaii first in nation to require home solar water heaters Opponents point to legal loophole, say homebuilders had already gone green By Gordon Y.K. Pang Advertiser Staff Writer Most new homes in Hawai ‘i will need to come with a solar water heater under a law that takes effect today. The legislation is one of […]

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Windmill Falls at Fenner Wind Farm

Dec 27, 2009 No Comments by December 27, 2009 Windmill falls at Fenner wind farm Fenner, Madison County (WSYR-TV) – A windmill at the Fenner wind farm has toppled over, Town Supervisor Russell Cary confirmed Sunday morning. The wind farm is owned by Enel North America, based in Massachusetts, and includes 20 windmills. The farm is serviced by a local […]

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How wind energy financing models are changing

Dec 25, 2009 No Comments by

Original Article May 11, 2009 Video: How Wind Energy Financing Models Are Changing by Graham Jesmer, Staff Writer Chicago, United States [] Renewable energy has been one bright spot in the struggling U.S. economy. This is particularly true of wind energy. Earlier this month, the American Wind Energy Association announced that 2.8 gigawatts of generating […]

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Project finance markets return but shun risk

Dec 23, 2009 No Comments by

Original Article December 23, 2009 Project Finance Markets Return but Shun Risk by Richard Baxter, Charles River Associates The renewable energy project market is returning, albeit slowly. Activity in the market seized up during the financial crisis, but some deal-flow has returned with expectations for further gains in 2010. With the resumption of project activity, attention […]

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