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Turning Wind Energy into a Waltz

July 29, 2014 by Sheila Oliva

Wind Energy Music

It might seem inevitable now that Fort Madison, Iowa, would become a production site for a substantial supply of wind turbine blades. Wind, after all, has always been in the air in that state for as long as Americans can remember.[read more]

Chart: Wind Energy Dominates the 37GW of Power Under Construction

April 29, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Wind Dominance

Last October, renewable energy accounted for nearly 100 percent of all new generation capacity in the US. For the first quarter of 2014, the FERC found that renewable energy sources, primarily wind and solar, made up more than 90 percent of new installed power capacity.[read more]

Obstructing Maine's Business and Energy Future: Why Governor LePage is Standing in the Way of Wind Energy

February 5, 2014 by Clean Energy Leadership Institute

Maine and Wind

Maine is a potential hotbed for new wind energy production. Over the past decade, hundreds of wind turbines have been constructed, many in rural areas. These wind energy projects have created hundreds of jobs and now power around 160,000 homes throughout the state.[read more]