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  • Buffet's utility company orders $1 billion in wind turbines

    Buffet's utility company orders $1 billion in wind turbines
    The best news about wind energy today? Buffet's billion dollar jolt in the arm... The decision by Warren Buffett’s utility company to order about $1 billion of wind turbines for projects in Iowa shows how a drop in equipment costs is making...
  • Study tracking where bird migration paths could cross offshore wind zone

    Study tracking where bird migration paths could cross offshore wind zone
    Bird watchers know where sea ducks like the surf scoter breed — across Canada and Alaska — and where they spend their winters — along the U.S. coasts, in bodies of water like the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. Where they go in between...
  • Offshore wind energy sector off to slow start in US

    When the Obama administration cleared the way five years ago for the nation's first offshore wind farm to be built, advocates hoped it was the start of a new way of generating power along the East Coast. That project, Cape Wind's wind farm off of Cape...
  • State officials mark construction start for wind farm

    State officials are marking the beginning of local construction for what is expected to be the nation's first offshore wind farm. Construction off Block Island is expected to begin this summer, and the five-turbine wind farm is expected to be operating...
  • Indiana could see jump in wind power after new federal rules

    Indiana is among the top states that could boost wind power production as a result of upcoming rule changes by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1IfiRxC ) reports the new rules would trim carbon emissions...
  • April 26 Letters: Dominion windpower

    Worth the money Dominion Virginia Power's objection to the pilot wind power project off Virginia Beach coastline is not logical for Dominion Virginia shareholders, for Virginia politicians or for citizens of this commonwealth. The objection is based on a...
  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia wind test turbines

    Dominion puts on hold offshore Virginia wind test turbines
    Two test wind turbines that were to rise off Virginia Beach are being put on hold by Dominion Virginia Power. A spokesman for the utility tells The Virginian-Pilot the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between $375 million and $400...
  • Feds move to speed approval for Great Plains wind projects

    Federal officials are moving to speed up their review of wind power projects across the Upper Great Plains in anticipation that the industry will continue growing, a situation that's alarmed wildlife advocates who say many bird and bat species are being...
  • Dominion puts on hold offshore Va. wind test turbines

    Two test wind turbines that were to rise off Virginia Beach are being put on hold by Dominion Virginia Power. A spokesman for the utility tells The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1d5GY6k ) the project is too costly, with an estimated price tag of between...
  • Green energy job growth outpaces losses in coal industry

    WASHINGTON Far more jobs have been created in wind and solar businesses in recent years than lost in the collapse of the coal industry, and renewable-energy companies expect record growth in the United States this year. "I started this company in 2009...
  • Eastern Shore can offer clean energy

    Eastern Shore can offer clean energy
    Recently, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard Sen. Steve Hershey's Kent County Land-Based Wind Generating Stations bill. Nearly 200 people packed the hearing to testify about the expected Mills Branch Wind Energy Project. This project, led by...