Wind Turbines

Environmentally Friendly Nuclear Weapon Testing

Siemens recently won a large government contract build a wind farm that will supply 60 percent of the energy needed for the nearby Pantex nuclear facility, used for nuclear weapon testing.

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Army Adds Wind Power To $7 Billion Renewable Energy Buy

Army Adds Wind Power To $7 Billion Renewable Energy Buy The US Army Corps of Engineers has just announced that it has awarded contracts to 17 private companies to build wind turbines on Department of Defense facilities around the country. It’s the third in a series of four groups of renewable energy contracts…

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Why Generating Electricity from Solar Energy Means Less Consumption of Fossil Fuels

Solar parks, solar panels on rooftops and even solar panel laden streetlights have become common sights virtually all around the globe. Even though solar energy is nearly not as popular as grid power, it is being looked at as a feasible means of acquiring electricity as fossil fuel rates around the world have already begun to soar and global supplies ...

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5 Types of Renewable Energy

The world’s energy needs could be reduced by one-third by 2050 if individuals and corporations work to save energy now and begin relying on renewable energy sources provided by power companies and personalized adoption. Renewable energy allows you to tap into natural resources that are replenished as part of the normal life cycle. Cut a tree down to burn for heat, and ...

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GE Brilliant Wind Turbines Heading Down Under As Part Of $350MM Boco Wind Farm Project

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Wading Wattage: Floating Wind Turbine In Maine A Game Changer

Offshore wind turbines could more than quadruple the United States’ wind energy production, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Until now, the United States has lagged behind countries like Denmark and the U.K. in installing offshore wind turbines, despite the vastly larger shorelines. That situation will likely change with the recent installation of a floating wind turbine off of ...

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Energy Jobs: Tax Credits for Green Energy Extended Through 2013

In the frantic rush to avoid toppling over the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Congressional Republicans scrambled to shake hands and extended tax credits for alternative energy sources, and for green energy jobs. Wind energy wasn’t the only winner, as the production tax credit was extended for one year. Geothermal, hydropower and biomass also benefit. Green energy industries other than ...

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