07 Mar '12, 3pm

Big Wind, Renewable Energy Boost as Illinois Gov. Quinn Announces Rock Island ...: Illinois Governor Pat Quinn y...

Photo courtesy Clean Line Energy Partners Illinois Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced a project labor agreement between Rock Island Clean Line and Flora, Ill.-based Southwire that over a three-year period “will support wind turbine and transmission manufacturing in Illinois and create 1,450 union construction jobs. “The Rock Island Clean Line will enable some $7 billion worth of investments in new wind energy projects to move forward, which today cannot be constructed due to lack of transmission,” according to an Illinois Government News Network (IGNN) press release. The $2 billion Rock Island Clean Line transmission line will deliver 3,500 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable energy from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota to communities and businesses across Illinois and other states to the east. Construction is expected to begin as early as 2014 and continue ov...

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Offshore Wind Gets $180 Million Boost from DOE

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renewableenergyworld.com 07 Mar '12, 3pm

DOE announced on March 1 the start of an initiative to capture wind energy off U.S. coasts. As part of a planned six-year,...

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Aloha, Clean Energy

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

Imported fossil fuel, mostly oil, supplies 90 percent of Hawaii’s energy for transportation and electricity – the highest ...

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renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 2pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

At last month's Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo and Solar POWER-GEN Conference & Exhibition conference attendees ...

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Important Votes in U.S. Senate for Wind & Solar Energy (Take Action): Filed under: Energy News

Important Votes in U.S. Senate for Wind & Solar...

cleantechnica.com 09 Mar '12, 2pm

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businessgreen.com 08 Mar '12, 7am

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awea.org 08 Mar '12, 6pm

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WSJ Fails on U.S. Energy Policy, Energy Metrics, & Wind Energy

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cleantechnica.com 09 Mar '12, 2pm

by Richard Caperton and Stephen Lacey The Wall Street Journal released another error-riddled editorial against the wind in...