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2008-08-05 12:00:59

Andover Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:ADEH) issued a statement today. Brad Tolley, Chief Executive Office, said, "Management is very pleased to announce that Andover Energy Holdings, Inc., has been accepted into the prestigious association of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) that includes global leaders in wind project development, turbine manufacturing, and utilities. This is another step forward for the Company that will enhance our efforts in bringing to market new...

2008-08-04 09:00:55

U.S. becomes top producer of wind power LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The United States has become the world's leading wind power producer and is expected to see rapid growth in places like Texas, the Great Plains and California, according to figures released on Saturday. The U.S. wind industry now tops Germany in terms of how much energy is being produced from wind, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said. Germany still has more installed capacity -- 22,000 megawatts vs....

2008-08-01 18:00:31

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the unemployment rate reached a four-year high, and after Congress failed this week to extend essential renewable-energy tax credits, the Blue Green Alliance said today that the U.S. is missing an enormous opportunity to create middle-class green jobs that will reinvigorate our economy, increase our energy independence and fight the global-climate crisis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) "The future of our...

2008-07-27 03:00:33

WASHINGTON _ Led by billionaire Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens, pioneers in the emerging wind-power industry are touting their product as The Next Big Thing as they chart a course to produce at least 20 percent of the nation's electricity in just over two decades. But reaching that goal won't be easy. The most daunting challenge centers on the fundamental question of how to get the product to customers. That will require building thousands of miles of transmission lines to carry electricity...

2008-07-11 09:00:59

TYSONS CORNER, Va., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With no clear national energy policy, an upcoming presidential election, and the potential for renewable energy tax credits to expire - jeopardizing jobs and investment in the wind and solar industries - the renewable energy industry is in a state of flux. With this in mind, Reznick Group, a top 20 national CPA firm, is holding its first-ever renewable energy business symposium at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Colorado on...

2008-07-01 15:00:49

By Isolde Raftery, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 1--WASCO, Ore. -- Oskar Villalobos was tired of telling people he worked at Les Schwab. He wanted a job that sounded more impressive and that paid better. Part of him dreamed of making a global impact. So when he read about the renewable energy training program at Columbia Gorge College in The Dalles, he signed up. And after graduating from the six-month pilot program, he landed a job at the Biglow Canyon wind farm as a...

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2008-06-24 09:45:00

A contract to build the United States' first offshore wind farm was announced on Monday. The 25-year agreement would be between Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC, who will construct the offshore field of wind turbines off the Atlantic coast, and Delmarva Power, a local Delaware utility company that would purchase 200 megawatts of generated power. Officials from both companies announced the details of the contract during a news conference in Newark, Delaware. The wind farm will include approximately...

2008-06-18 09:01:06

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), unveiled today a study estimating that a federal tax incentive set to expire Dec. 31 for wind energy projects more than pays for itself through tax revenues from the projects' income, vendors' profits and individual workers' wages. The study - released at the American Council on Renewable Energy's Renewable Energy Finance Forum in New York - estimated that wind farms built in 2007, supported by the production tax credit, carry a net...

2008-06-17 12:00:48

Real Logic, Inc. (OTCBB:RLLC) issued a statement today. Brad Tolley, Chief Executive Office, said, "Management is very pleased to announce that Real Logic, Inc., has been accepted into the prestigious association of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) that includes global leaders in wind project development, turbine manufacturing, and utilities. This is another step forward for the Company that will enhance our efforts in bringing to market new technologies for clean energy."...

2008-06-16 18:00:33

GE Energy Financial Services: WHO: Kevin Walsh, Managing Director of Renewable Energy at GE Energy Financial Services Michael Eckhart, President of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Randall Swisher, Executive Director of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WHAT: Press conference at which GE Energy Financial Services will release a study on the economic benefits of wind farms WHEN: June 18 at 11:30 AM EDT WHERE: ACORE Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Wall...