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2010-10-22 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- From the wind-swept plains of eastern Colorado to the inner city neighborhoods of Kansas City, citizens and businesses across America are devoting scarce resources to producing renewable energy. They are sharing their triumphs and frustrations with Tom Weis, who today announced his website, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter programs chronicling the "Ride for Renewables." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100913/SF63407) (Photo:...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and MADRID, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that energy system supplier Alstom, and Ikerlan-IK4, an energy technology research and development organization, are using IBM software to develop wind turbine control systems that significantly improve the performance of sustainable power systems based on wind-generated energy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/NY77117 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101006/NY77117...

2010-09-21 14:39:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "We commend the efforts of Senators Bingaman and Brownback to advance a stand-alone federal Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) bill with the goal of passing legislation this year," said Andris Cukurs, chief executive officer of Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation. "A swift passage of a bill is essential to the continued growth of the U.S. wind energy industry. Quite simply, the U.S. cannot afford to wait any longer." "If passed, this bi-partisan legislation...

2010-09-14 09:03:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, announced today at the annual AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Workshop that is has added a new 60-meter meteorological mast and customizable 60-meter met tower packages to its range of wind measurement solutions. The ProMast(TM) 60 combines competitive pricing and top performance for developers prospecting new wind farm sites. Second Wind's new tower packages include the ProMast...

2010-09-09 08:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Workshop in Oklahoma City next week Second Wind, a developer of wind measurement systems, plans to celebrate with customers, colleagues and other wind experts as it takes its 30th birthday celebration on the road. The annual workshop is known to wind insiders as the place to gather for the latest discoveries about wind resource assessment, technology and what's in store for the...

2010-07-28 10:43:00

GENEVA, N.Y., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The largest wind project of any manufacturing company in the United States won final approval yesterday and is expected to start construction next month. Darien, Conn.-based hair-care manufacturer Zotos International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido Co. Ltd., got the green light for a $7 million, 3.3 MW on-site wind power project for its manufacturing plant in Geneva, N.Y. The project was unanimously approved by...

2010-06-28 13:03:00

BlueGreen Alliance, American Wind Energy Association, and USW Provide "Manufacturing Blueprint" to Build Out Domestic Wind Energy Supply Chain and Create U.S. Manufacturing Jobs WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a report released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), BlueGreen Alliance and the United Steelworkers, the U.S. wind industry can create tens of thousands of additional jobs manufacturing wind turbines and components if the U.S. passes...

2010-06-14 13:30:00

BOSTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Wind will celebrate Global Wind Day by sponsoring its second annual Tweet-Up for environmentally conscious Twitter followers at the Blue Shirt Cafe in Davis Square on Tuesday, June 15 at 12:30 p.m. A Tweet-Up is an informal meeting, at a public place, announced on a Twitter page intended for people who share similar interests. Organized by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Global Wind Day...

2010-06-10 12:24:00

Joint 'Framework Agreement' Reached to Create 'Partnership for Progress' WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the United Steelworkers (USW) today released a joint "Framework Agreement" to create a "Partnership for Progress" in accelerating the development and deployment of wind energy production in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) Leo W. Gerard, USW International President, said, "The...

2010-06-04 14:22:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A late-night vote Thursday by the Ohio House demonstrates Ohio's bipartisan commitment to bringing clean energy, job creation and greater investment in local communities vying for renewable energy projects. Sub Senate Bill 232 passed the House by a vote of 91-7 and the Senate concurred shortly after passage by a vote of 27-5 with a final reconciled bill headed to Gov. Ted Strickland's desk before summer recess, according to the grassroots coalition...


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