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Solar Energy Becomes More Affordable for Homeowners

Residents of Colorado and California now have more affordable access to solar energy as a result of buying and financing options that the company Real Goods Solar has made available to homeowners. This affordability potentially increases the number of green jobs available to produce in-demand solar energy. Under the new Real Goods Solar PowerSavings Plan, U.S. homeowners can elect to ...

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DTE Energy Co. Moves Forward with $485 Million Wind Plan

Michigan’s DTE Energy Co. on Thursday was approved for a $485 million renewable wind energy contract that will allow it to purchase 120 megawatts from Tuscola Bay Wind LLC. The contract lasts 20 years and will create up to almost 290 green jobs. The 9,000-acre wind farm that will generate the wind energy that DTE plans to purchase is located ...

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Sunvalley Solar Increases U.S. Solar Power Usage

Los Angeles, California-based Sunvalley Solar, Inc., announced today that it earned a profit of $208,610 for the second quarter of 2011 – thus jumping from experiencing a net loss just a year ago to a net profit due to an increased demand for solar power systems within the past year. Sunvalley Solar, which offers solar power technology services to both ...

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Wind Energy Rises in 2011

According to a report recently released by the American Wind Energy Association, wind energy used to generate electricity continues to make gains in the United States. By July 1, construction was under way to increase the ability of the United States to generate an extra 7,354 megawatts of electricity from wind energy. This number was more than any other amount ...

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Wind Energy Industry Creates Hundreds of Iowa Green Jobs

More than 100 wind turbines are slated to be installed on a wind farm in Iowa in 2012, thus creating 420 green jobs in the state, enXco Development Corporation in Minneapolis, Minn., said today. About 1,400 acres of land south of Fort Dodge will become the new home of 157 wind turbines in 2012. The wind farm project, formally known ...

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Ohio Wind Turbine Facility Creates More than 60 Green Jobs

Canton, Ohio- based The Timken Company, a power transmission products/services company with 20,000 employees in 29 countries, announced on July 26, 2011, that it has begun construction on the nation’s first wind energy research center, producing 65 green jobs. The groundbreaking Wind Energy Research and Development Center is a collaboration between The Timken Company, Stark County Port Authority and Stark ...

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Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Files New Green Technology Patent

Green Technology, Clean Wind Energy, Jobs

Annapolis, MD-based Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Clean Wind Energy, Inc., announced June 20, 2011 that the manufacturer of Downdraft Towers has filed with the United States Patent & Trademark Office “A Petition to Make Special Under the Accelerated Examination Program,” a patent application titled “Active/Adaptive Building Structural Components.” The application from Clean Wind Energy ...

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