Category Archives: Wind

Clemson Reaches Wind Turbine Facility Milestone

The Clemson Restoration Institute has reached a milestone in the construction of their wind turbine drive train test facility. This facility is designed to test the next generation of large offshore wind turbines and is expected to host companies from … Continue reading

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All New Investment Dollars Flowing To Renewables

In January of 2013, all new power generation brought online in the U.S. came from renewable sources (1,231 MW). Read More

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VA, NC Embracing Offshore Wind

The Republican Governors of Virginia and North Carolina have openly embraced offshore wind as part of their all-of-the-above energy policies, and our governor should do the same. As additional opportunities for regional collaboration on offshore energy resources materialize in the … Continue reading

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NC Clean Energy Policies Boost Economy, Save Customers Money

A new North Carolina study reveals clean energy policies in that state created over 21,000 jobs and generated $1.7 billion in economic activity between 2007 and 2012. In addition, these policies are expected to result in $173 million in customer … Continue reading

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Hope For Federal Clean Energy Policy

Can Congress come to consensus on clean energy issues? Some analysts are seeing signs of hope. Read More

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Utility CEO Vows Focus On Climate Change

A recently retired electric utility CEO from Entergy Corp vows to continue to push the industry and the nation to address climate change. Read More

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Texas Leads On Renewable Energy Development

Traditionally known as an oil and gas state, Texas has transformed itself into a leader in renewable energy. With new transmission investments in the works, electricity production from wind is set to double over the coming years. Read More

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Clean Energy Tech Could Meet Nation’s Needs

Energy efficiency, solar and wind are rapidly changing the energy landscape across the country. Although further advances are sure to come, current clean energy technologies are already capable of meeting a large portion of our nation’s energy needs. Read More

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Duke Unveils Simple, Effective Energy Storage System

Duke Energy has built an astounding 36 megawatt energy storage and management facility in Texas to normalize the energy output coming from surrounding wind turbines. Undoubtedly, the future of affordable, reliable, non-polluting energy is unfurling before our eyes. Read More

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States Race to Develop Offshore Wind

North Carolina and Virginia continue to aggressively push for and make progress on offshore wind development. While first movers shoulder more risk, leading an industry also confers significant benefits. Read More Here and Here

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