22 Sep '12, 5pm

Green Blog: Wind Sprints to the Cliff: Three months before a tax credit is due to expire, officials in Oregon wi...

Department of Energy The Caithness Shepherds Flat wind farm near Arlington, Ore. The wind industry’s main trade association is predicting that new installations will fall to zero without a renewal of the production tax credit, which applies only to projects finished by New Year’s Eve. Since renewal is iffy, some wind machine factories are already shutting down, as my colleague Diane Cardwell reported on Friday. From another perspective, this is the moment for the feast before the famine: the impending deadline means that a surge of projects are approaching completion. On Saturday, officials will cut the ribbon on what some people say is the largest onshore wind farm in the United States, Shepherds Flat in north-central Oregon. (We will defer to whatever the Guinness Book of World Records decides; the title of biggest depends on whether the Alta Wind Energy Center in the Te...

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Wind Sprints to the Cliff

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September 22, 2012, 1:00 pm Wind Sprints to the Cliff By MATTHEW L. WALD Department of Energy The Caithness Shepherds Flat...

Wind Sprints to the Cliff

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September 22, 2012, 1:00 pm Wind Sprints to the Cliff By MATTHEW L. WALD Department of Energy The Caithness Shepherds Flat...

Last gasp for #Wind?

green.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Sep '12, 6pm

Department of Energy The Caithness Shepherds Flat wind farm near Arlington, Ore. The wind industry’s main trade associatio...

Companies fighting for extension of wind energy tax credit: Progressive businesses lobby congress to extend the

Companies fighting for extension of wind energy...

greenbiz.com 21 Sep '12, 2pm

Nineteen companies including Starbucks, Ben & Jerry's, Johnson & Johnson and Levi Strauss have sent a letter to Congress r...

Local Chambers of Commerce urge Congress: Exten...

awea.org 21 Sep '12, 3pm

National Chamber network, representing 240 local Chambers nationwide, says tax incentive critical to boosting American win...

By 2030, wind energy will employ 479,000 people in Europe; 294,000 will be in offshore wind.

By 2030, wind energy will employ 479,000 people...

ewea.org 27 Sep '12, 2pm

75% of direct employment in Germany, Denmark and Spain The three wind energy ‘pioneers’ – Denmark, Germany and Spain – wer...

Business Leaders Want Wind Power Tax Credit Extended - Triple Pundit

Business Leaders Want Wind Power Tax Credit Ext...

triplepundit.com 26 Sep '12, 9am

“In the past decade American businesses have significantly ramped up their purchase of American wind energy. For consumers...

US's biggest ever wind farm comes online #green

windpowermonthly.com 24 Sep '12, 8am

Last year, Google and subsidiaries of the ITOCHU and Sumitomo corporations announced they were investing $500 million in t...

Direct Drive Wind Turbine Design Could Transform Offshore Wind

Direct Drive Wind Turbine Design Could Transfor...

treehugger.com 21 Sep '12, 7pm

© Keuka Instead of harvesting the power of the wind at the hub of the turbine, a new design features a direct-drive genera...

It's been a great month for onshore wind - read...

bwea.com 21 Sep '12, 3pm

High Five! Momentous month for onshore wind 21 September 2012 Milestone reached as 5 gigawatts of onshore capacity achieve...

Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks, 17 Other Companie...

environmentalleader.com 24 Sep '12, 2pm

The CEOs and envoys of 240 local chambers of commerce from 47 states, representing more than 220,000 businesses, have also...

Study: Wind Could Power World Energy Needs - Researchers at Stanford University's School of Engineering and the Univ...

Study: Wind Could Power World Energy Needs - Re...

designnews.com 28 Sep '12, 10am

Using what they say is the most sophisticated climate model ever created, researchers at Stanford University's School of E...

19 Companies Urge Congress To Extend Wind Tax C...

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Sep '12, 2am

As major U.S. employers and some of the largest non-utility purchasers of renewable energy, we urge you to extend the Prod...

19 Companies Urge Congress To Extend Wind Tax C...

renewableenergyworld.com 18 Sep '12, 6pm

As major U.S. employers and some of the largest non-utility purchasers of renewable energy, we urge you to extend the Prod...