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2009-08-19 12:05:00

DUSSELDORF, Germany, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - 1st "Offshore Summit: European-North American Dialog" on the 10th and 11th of September 2009 in Rostock (Germany) Offering US-Based Companies the Unique Opportunity of Profiting From the Early Exchange of Offshore Wind Project Experiences to Take Place Between the European and American Participants On June 23rd 2009, the US administration approved five offshore wind projects along the coasts of New Jersey and Delaware and US...

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2009-07-29 12:35:00

While investment and construction of new wind power farms has continued growing across the US mainland, some developers have set their sights offshore. New offshore wind farms have been proposed off the coasts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Delaware and New Jersey. "They're building these wind farms in the Midwest fast, which is great. The problem is there's no people," Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri told Reuters. "Where is the energy needed? The energy is needed here on the East...

2009-07-15 17:06:00

"The issue is not profits, but price signals; evidence clear that organized markets offer superior platform for market-based cap-and-trade." WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by William Massey, counsel to the COMPETE Coalition and former FERC Commissioner, in response to a study by Synapse Energy Economics on the pending federal climate and energy legislation released this morning by APPA, NARUC, NASUCA and NRECA: "The issue of...

2009-07-07 10:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers, ranchers and rural business owners have until July 31, 2009 to apply for the USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grants. The grants provide funds to purchase and install small wind turbines (or other renewable energy systems). Farmers, ranchers and rural business owners are eligible for grants to cover 25% of the total installed cost of the small wind turbine system. These USDA grants, when used in conjunction with the Federal...

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2009-05-07 15:15:00

More than 17,000 attendees and more than 1,200 exhibitors have gathered in Chicago this month for the world's largest conference of wind energy leaders. "Wind energy accounted for almost 50 percent of the new generation capacity added in the US last year," said Denise Bode, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) "Clean energy, energy independence, that's what wind energy is all about, and it is the future of the United States." Darrin Russell of Southwest Windpower explained how...

2009-05-05 14:00:00

First Commercial-Scale Urban Wind Power System for Rooftop Use Customers With Small Footprints, Moderate Wind Can Expect Short Payback AKRON, Ohio, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Technologies LLC, a privately held company founded in 2006, announces the launch of WindCube(R), a 60kW rooftop wind turbine designed for on-site power generation by commercial and industrial power users in urban and suburban locations. The turbine, which captures and amplifies the wind, fills a previously...

2009-04-15 04:20:00

TORONTO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ - More than 25 North American experts will discuss opportunities, trends and challenges related to community wind energy projects at a unique online conference on May 26 and 27, 2009 (http://www.greenenergyconferences.com). At a time when communities are trying to find new and affordable sources of energy, wind energy projects that are mid-scale, locally owned and designed to maximize benefits at the local level provide a compelling alternative to traditional...

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2009-04-14 07:20:00

In the burgeoning industry of wind energy, Texas remains the undisputed leader, but competition in other areas of the country is growing fierce.   According to a new report released by the American Wind Energy Association on Monday, the state of Iowa has recently unseated California for the number two spot, Producing more than 7,100 megawatts of wind energy per year, Texas far outshines Iowa and California, who generate 2,791 and 2,517 megawatts per year, respectively.  But in...

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2009-04-04 14:10:00

Industry officials said on Friday that the push to boost U.S. electric generation from wind and other renewable energy sources is forcing U.S. lawmakers to address the contentious issue of whether states or the federal government should have final authority to site new power lines.Head of the American Wind Energy Association, Denise Bode, said national oversight of transmission development is critical to exploit the country's abundant wind energy resources.Thousands of miles of new...

2009-02-17 08:31:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy World North America begins March 10 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with a Keynote Session dedicated to offering the most current insights into what the next four years may hold for the industry. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030618/PENNWELLLOGO) Leaders of the major renewable industry trade associations plus a senior executive from Host Utility NV Energy will join in a roundtable discussion on the...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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