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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...

2008-06-26 12:00:00

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Leviathan Energy founder Dr. Daniel Farb arrived in Israel just three years ago, and he believes he can make his mark on the country's renewable energy market in about the same amount of time. Farb told The Jerusalem Post recently that since making aliya he has invented small wind and water turbines which, he says, are the most efficient in the world in their class. Farb, 53, of Beit Shemesh, founded the company in 2006 and employs eight people full time - a mix of...

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2007-12-17 06:00:00

When Louis Arges bought his house, perched on a bluff above the Sacramento River, he was attracted by nature's gift of a stunning view. Now Arges plans to harness another of nature's gifts: a steady wind that blows over the Delta. "I'm on the Port of Sacramento, so I always get a Delta breeze," he said. "It's an ideal spot." The West Sacramento resident plans to erect a 30-foot wind turbine at the end of the month. Arges is among a growing group of Americans installing personal wind...

2007-06-28 12:05:51

By McKinsey, John Arnold I. INTRODUCTION In the renewable energy sector, wind-based energy development continues to expand. Federal and state-based programs encourage the development of renewable energy, and wind appears to be taking the lead. Conferences focused in wind energy abound, many at capacity. Many utilities and traditional energy companies are aggressively entering this sector. Amidst this booming era for wind energy, however, some problems have been gradually developing. Most...

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...