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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • Green club working to install solar panels on school roof

    Green club working to install solar panels on school roof
    Highland Park High School's Green School Initiative club hopes to eventually help the school use solar energy to generate most of its electricity. Club member Garren Kalter, a sophomore, says he might graduate before solar panels get purchased and...
  • Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling

    Oceana report: Offshore wind would reap twice the energy, jobs as offshore drilling
    Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines? Or both? As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...