24 Sep '12, 6pm

New #Wind Farm is Nation’s Largest; Means More Clean Energy, #Jobs: (the latest from @MaryAnneHitt ...

This past weekend marked the opening of the largest wind farm in the U.S. — a site that will power 235,000 homes. The Shepherds Flat Wind Farm near Arlington, Oregon, is a just the latest example of our nation’s clean energy industry powering our homes, businesses, and economy. Work on the Shepherds Flat project began in 2009 and brought with it more than 400 construction jobs. The Shepherds Flat project will continue to provide 45 full-time jobs for Oregon’s Gilliam and Morrow Counties, in addition to agricultural jobs which will continue on the farmland at the project site. The cherry on top is that the Shepherds Flat turbines were built by an American manufacturer and installed by American workers . And because this wind project is sited on previously- disturbed and actively-used farmland near existing transmission lines, the project will have lower impacts on local wil...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/new-wind-farm-is-nations-largest...

Tweets

New Wind Farm Is Nation's Largest, Means More Clean Energy, Jobs

New Wind Farm Is Nation's Largest, Means More C...

renewableenergyworld.com 01 Oct '12, 1pm

As someone who spends the vast majority of my time battling coal pollution, it is inspiring and exciting to see clean ener...

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...

845 MW wowza: US's biggest ever #wind farm come...

windpowermonthly.com 24 Sep '12, 9am

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

Solar jobs are increasing twice as fast as jobs...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 6pm

I appreciate that your objective, in part, was to avoid political consequences (since they are not named), but the reality...

First Saudi Arabia Utility-Scale Clean Energy Plant to be Built in Mecca

First Saudi Arabia Utility-Scale Clean Energy P...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 4pm

The city on Jan. 5 plans to select from a group of at least 20 bidders competing to build and operate facilities producing...

The Nation's First Smart Grid: Manny Barrera ov...

ecohomemagazine.com 25 Sep '12, 8pm

The Aperture Center in Mesa del Sol is far more than a beautiful, glass-and-steel, retail-office building designed by reno...

Are Solar Jobs in the U.S. Rising or Declining?: Too often, encouraging stories about our economy are replaced

Are Solar Jobs in the U.S. Rising or Declining?...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Sep '12, 6pm

While not front-page headlines, there are countless examples of solar industry growth and job creation throughout the U.S....

What Will the 2012 Election Mean for the Future of U.S. Clean Energy?: President Obama and Governer Romney hav...

What Will the 2012 Election Mean for the Future...

greentechmedia.com 26 Sep '12, 9pm

President Obama and Governor Romney have already put forth energy plans committed to increasing North American energy inde...

4 Reasons Why All Americans Should Worry About ...

triplepundit.com 25 Sep '12, 9am

Is it just happenstance that a comment critical of the way Big Wind had developed in this country without meaningful exami...

Cal Golf now ranked #1 in the Nation!!

golfstat.com 26 Sep '12, 5pm

Division Adjusted Avg. Comparative Scoring Drop Versus # Team *Wins Average Score Top 25 Sced [email protected] 1 Oglethorpe Univ. 243...

There’s arsenic in your rice — and here’s how i...

grist.org 23 Sep '12, 7pm

Rice. It’s just one of the basics, right? Whether eaten on its own, or in products like pastas or cereal, this inexpensive...

Simple example of writing a Launch Agent. Good ...

robots.thoughtbot.com 26 Sep '12, 2pm

September 26, 2012 Tagged: Outkast automate tasks clean directories os x plist zsh Comments (View) Keep your Downloads Dir...

A fresh-water wind farm is taking shape at Lake...

alternative-energy-news.info 23 Sep '12, 11pm

A fresh-water wind farm is taking shape at Lake Erie and when completed will provide 20 megawatts and get on to about one ...