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2008-08-28 06:01:04

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL The electric company, which for several years has provided financial incentives to homeowners who install solar power systems, will start doing the same for home wind turbines in a few days. Nevada Power Co. of Las Vegas and affiliate Sierra Pacific Power Co. of Reno are offering rebates of $2.50 per watt for wind turbines, based on the turbine's electricity production capacity. The maximum rebate for each customer would be $25,000....

2008-08-22 12:00:46

On the heels of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's call to generate more power in his city with wind, a California company that makes roof-top wind turbines is offering the City of New York a free wind turbine to demonstrate that such technology exists and is ready to be deployed today. Marquiss Wind Power, an innovator in developing and deploying roof-top wind turbine technology, today offered to deliver and set up a roof-top wind turbine in New York City. In a letter sent this...

2008-08-20 15:01:04

By BILL TROTTER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Editor's Note: This is the second part of the Bangor Daily News' three-part series on energy issues on Maine's offshore islands. Today's story covers the special problems faced by residents of the more distant Monhegan and Matinicus islands. Of all the residential power users in the state of Maine, the ones that pay the highest rates may be the ones that live farthest from land. Monhegan and Matinicus are two of Maine's seven offshore island...

2008-08-14 09:01:03

Zephyr Corporation (headquartered in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Ryosuke Ito), a dedicated manufacturer of small wind turbines, has recently closed an agreement for a private placement of new shares with the private equity division of Investor AB, the financing vehicle for Sweden's Wallenberg family listed on the Swedish Stock Exchange, Investor Growth Capital Holding's SPC, Investor Investment ZPR B.V., Inc. The amount for the new offering is JPY 500 million. Zephyr's capitalization and...

2008-08-13 15:00:55

BroadStar Wind Systems has reached an agreement with JCPenney to install AeroCam wind turbines at the major U.S. retailer's 1.6 million-square-foot distribution center in Reno, Nevada. The pilot program will utilize BroadStar's innovative, building-mounted AeroCam wind turbines, which capture wind energy and generate power more efficiently than conventional propeller and fixed-blade turbines. After installation is completed in November 2008, JCPenney will purchase electricity generated...

2008-08-09 00:00:27

By James Daley The latest energy price hike is a good incentive for us all to find alternatives, says James Daley Last week, British Gas announced it was putting up its prices by another 35 per cent, piling yet more financial misery on families who are already struggling with the burden of rising food prices, higher mortgage costs and sky high petrol prices. Although there are many straightforward ways to cut your energy bills in the home - keeping the thermostat on a lower setting,...

2008-08-05 03:00:42

By Kevin Smith Staff Writer MONROVIA - A Monrovia company best known for its unmanned surveillance planes is making increasing headway with clean energy- generating wind technology. AeroVironment Inc., announced recently that its Architectural Wind system has been installed at Boston's Logan International Airport Office Center as part of a project commissioned by the Massachusetts Port Authority. The installation, made up of 20 five-bladed wind turbines, was installed along the...

2008-08-04 06:00:36

By Peter Passi, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 4--Elliott Bayly aims to return a once-common fixture to the American farm. The Duluth businessman wants to bring back the windmill. Toward that end, Bayly, a longtimepromoter of wind power, has developeda three-bladed wind turbine designed to generate up to 10 kilowatts of electricity. His latest creation, the Ventera VT10-240, entered the market in November. So far, he has sold a dozen of the machines. And Bayly said he barely has...

2008-07-31 09:01:16

GWS Technologies, Inc., (OTCBB: GWSI) an alternative energy company developing and marketing microgeneration solar and wind-powered renewable energy products and solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Calgary-based Windterra Systems, Inc. to distribute Windterra's revolutionary ECO1200 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT). The ECO 1200 will be the first in a family of wind turbines designed specifically for roof top residential and light industrial use....

2008-07-24 12:01:15

By Anthony A. Mestas, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 24--WALSH -- Fred Hefley's 5,000-acre grain farm sits just shy of the Kansas border in the far Southeastern corner of the state. He says he savors the long vistas, quiet country, friendly atmosphere and even the incessant, relentless wind. In Baca County, the landscape for farming may be changing. In order to preserve his way of life, Hefley is seeking to add wind to his list of things to farm. To harvest the wind, Hefley soon...


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