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Edison Mission Energy has ...

A subsidiary of Edison International, Edison Mission Group has stated its subsidiary Edison Mission Energy has started the construction of its wind project in Minnesota (10th in a row). The wind farm called the Community Wind North project in Lincoln County in the southwestern Minnesota will be powered by 12 2.5-megawatt turbines and will produce enough electricity for...

Intel Purchases More RECs

Over the years, computer chip designer and manufacturer Intel have been one of the leaders in renewable energy credit (REC) purchases. In 2010, Intel purchased 1.43 billion kilowatts hours, and has furthered that commitment by 75% for 2011, taking the total amount of kilowatt-hours to 2.5 billion. The 1.43 billion kilowatts powered 85% of Intel’s power consumption across...

Florida Researching Electr...

Research is being done in Florida by the UCF in order to understand the usage (And mis-usage.) of electricity in the average Floridian’s home. It is believed that by 2020, the average cost to the electricity bill for the population will rise by $85. Currently, there is a decrease in the use of electricity, while prices for this utility are rising, and look set to continue to...

Wind Energy: Pros and Cons

Wind energy has been a major topic of discussion in recent years as more and more countries are shifting their attention to developing sustainable renewable energy sources, with growing numbers of supporters and protestors of wind development on both sides of the fence. In order to better understand both sides it is important to know and understand many of the pros and cons...

What is renewable energy

Renewable sources of energy are those natural sources which do not get depleted over time when we use them to generate usable energy and it is possible due to continuous natural replenishment. The main forms of renewable sources of energy include hydropower, wind power, geothermal energy, solar energy, biomass and biofuel. Generation of electricity that can power anything...

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