23 May '11, 12am

Google strengthens wind farm connection: Plans for a $5bn cable to connect wind farms off America's Atla...

Google's plans to build a $5bn transmission line to bring electricity from wind farms off the United States' east coast back to the shore have edged closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) last week approved incentive rates of 12.59 per cent for the company and its partners, private firm Good Energies and Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp. FURTHER READING Ford and Google tie up to predict car trips and optimise plug-in hybrids Wireless electric car charging system makes global debut The project would see two parallel lines stretching 250 miles, from northern New Jersey to southern Virginia, transporting up to 6,000MW of electricity from yet-to-be-built wind farms to grid connections at onshore sites in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. The companies originally wanted a 13.58 per cent rate of return, but Google spokesman Pa...

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greenbiz.com 23 May '11, 5pm

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businessgreen.com 23 May '11, 8am

A new venture backed by the UK's largest renewable energy generator has acquired Skykon's troubled wind turbine manufactur...

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peakoil.com 25 May '11, 10am

The Internet search giant made the announcement in Anaheim at the industry’s largest gathering, where wind farm developers...

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ecogeek.org 28 May '11, 6am

Google and Citibank are investing $55 million apiece in the Alta Wind Energy Center , a new wind farm in California. Parts...

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awea.org 20 May '11, 5pm

Gov. Walker's war on wind claims another victim; 2nd wind farm cancelled Posted: 2011-05-19 Tom Gray Alliant Energy Corp. ...

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greentechmedia.com 21 May '11, 4am

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The Power Grid and the Wind Industry in China: ...

renewableenergyworld.com 19 May '11, 2pm

As we have pointed out on numerous occasions, Chinese wind power development is proceeding at a dizzying pace: from a tota...

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businessgreen.com 23 May '11, 1am

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renewableenergyworld.com 19 May '11, 8pm

What has been termed as non-mainstream small wind power projects, specifically those with installed capacity of 49.5 MW, h...

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greenbang.com 20 May '11, 5pm

How to tame wind power’s ups and downs Published Friday, 20th May 2011 A new type of energy storage facility in the UK cou...

Google Invests $55 Million in California's Mass...

treehugger.com 25 May '11, 6pm

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