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Germany To Connect To North Sea Wind Farms

ABB Group, one of the biggest engineering companies in the world, issued a statement yesterday on their official website that they have won a $1 billion order from TenneT Holding BV, a German-Dutch company, to provide a connection between North Sea wind farms and Germany (their mainland grid). ABB Group is...

Is Philippines Pushing Investors Away?

If you ask any investor what is one thing that he dislikes the most about countries he’s investing in, he will tell you that it’s limitations. Investors, especially the ones investing in renewable energy, aren’t really keen on investing into a country which has various limitations which, in...

Australia’s Renewable Energy Future

Australia seems like the perfect land to take advantage of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, on and offshore wind farms, geothermal technologies etc. After all, with the major cities being coastal, Australia has a lot of room in the areas surrounding the major hubs of society. Beyond that, it...

Dramatic Increase of Solar Electric System Installations in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Office of Energy Security (OES) has issued a report which shows that the number of installed solar electric systems in Minnesota has reached a record in 2010. By this week, 178 solar photovoltaic systems have been installed across the state which is more than...

Austin supports Renewable Energy

Austin Energy that supplies electricity to the Texas capital is focused on providing its customers renewable energy, in first place wind power generated energy. On November 3, its Senior Strategy Engineer Mark Kapner revealed more about the energy sources of the city as well as about the future plans at the...

Eastern Christian School Goes Solar

The Eastern Christian School, a private school from New Jersey, has announced that they have decided to go fully solar. The school has several buildings which numerous solar panels are being installed on. John Belanus, the director of operations at Eastern Christian School, said that they are very happy to...

Edison Mission Energy has started the Construction of Community Wind North Project in Minnesota

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...

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...

Florida Researching Electricity Usage

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,...

Superbowl Powered By Wind

Texas, to many people, is known as a land of gun lovers and those who go yeehaw when something goes right. Despite these stereotypes, it is currently the leading state in America for wind power capacity. This is a great boost for Texas, as this area has created more jobs and training for the population, as...

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