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  • New rules cloud future for large-scale wind farms in Ohio

    The long-range forecast for big wind farms in Ohio is cloudy at best. About a dozen wind farm projects that have been certified by the state are essentially on hold now and may never get off the ground after Ohio put in a two-year delay on its...
  • China wind power capacity jumps to record high

    China boosted its installed wind energy capacity last year to a record 19.81 million kilowatts as the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter tries to switch its power grid to cleaner energy sources. The National Energy Administration said Thursday that...
  • Appeals court affirms Utah man's convictions in $4.4M fraud involving non-existent wind farms

    A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Utah man who defrauded investors nationwide of more than $4.4 million by promoting investment in nonexistent wind farms in Wyoming and South Dakota. A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court...
  • Google buys Altamont wind energy to power Googleplex

    LIVERMORE, Calif. Google has spent $1.5 billion around the world on clean energy projects cutting the pollution from millions of users clicking on search links, watching YouTube videos and sending emails, but now it's found a powerful electricity source...
  • Cicero turbine maker agrees to pay $1 million to settle SEC charges

    Broadwind Energy paid a $1 million penalty after the SEC accused the company of failing to disclose information to investors before its 2010 public offering. A Cicero-based maker of wind turbines agreed to pay a $1 million penalty after the Securities...
  • Amazon invests in wind farm in rural Indiana

    The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette. The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to construct...
  • Amazon goes in on wind energy farm near Lafayette, Ind.

    Amazon goes in on wind energy farm near Lafayette, Ind.
    The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette, Indiana. The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to...
  • Coalition urges Illinois to boost energy goals

     Coalition urges Illinois to boost energy goals
    If Illinois wants to meet President Barack Obama's mandate to curb carbon dioxide pollution by 30 percent by 2030, it should invest heavily in energy efficiency and renewable energy. That was the message Wednesday at a news conference organized by a...
  • License offshore wind, not oil and gas

    License offshore wind, not oil and gas
    After reading about President Barack Obama's decision to license drilling for oil and gas ("Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling," Jan. 27) I agree with oil industry representative Randall Luthi that the U.S. is turning a blind eye...
  • Is your small wind turbine up to snuff? Now the IRS wants proof

    Is your small wind turbine up to snuff? Now the IRS wants proof
    That’s right — the U.S. Internal Revenue Service will begin enforcing new quality standards for small wind turbines acquired or placed in service after Jan. 26 in order to qualify for the 30 percent federal Investment Tax Credit. “...
  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...