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2008-06-23 03:00:26

By O'Malley, Chris Wind energy holds big promise for Indiana, with the potential to electrify up to 10 million homes at any given time, virtually pollution-free. Advocates also say the state has yet to tap the potential from manufacturing wind turbines and other hardware that could create 25,000 jobs. But, so far at least, the commitment to wind by the biggest electric utilities operating in the state has been tepid, suggesting Indiana may thrive more as an exporter of wind-generated...

2007-04-19 15:00:38

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OG&E Electric Services' Centennial Wind Farm near Fort Supply will be dedicated April 20, formally recognizing the 80-turbine facility's addition to the electric power grid and more than tripling the company's production of clean, renewable wind energy. Centennial, approved by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission in April 2006, uses the latest wind-generation technology and is dedicated exclusively to OG&E customers. "OG&E is...

2006-07-25 14:00:00

HOUSTON -- Texas has overtaken California as the top wind power producer in the United States, an industry group said on Tuesday. The addition of new power lines was "one of the reasons Texas has pulled ahead of California," said Christine Real de Azua, spokeswoman for the Washington, D.C.-based industry group the American Wind Energy Association. New transmission lines were needed to flow power from windy areas in the western half of the state to population centers where the power is...

2005-10-24 15:05:00

By Matt Daily HOUSTON -- Wind turbines will join oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast under a new plan to build the first U.S. offshore wind energy farm, the state announced on Monday . Officials expect the proposed $300 million project in Texas should go more smoothly than plans for a wind farm proposed off the Massachusetts shore. That project has been delayed by local residents with yachts and shorefront homes, including U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and former CBS News...


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