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1 year 2 months ago

More wind energy blowing to Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Colorado is among the nation's top states in the development of wind energy. That's according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Energy. The 2012 Wind Technologies Market Report found that Colorado last year installed 496 megawatts of new wind power capacity. The state...

4 years 1 week ago

Google to invest in offshore wind power project

A consortium of technology and investment companies including Google has devoted $1.8 billion to building a network of transmission lines to connect future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic from New Jersey to Virginia. Google has teamed up with investment firm Good Energies, Japanese industrial conglomerate Marubeni and Maryland...

4 years 2 months ago

Boulder lands new wind company

A German-based renewable energy company is moving its U.S. wind-energy headquarters from Cleveland to Boulder in September. The company, juwi, already has its U.S. solar headquarters in Boulder. The move of its wind-energy headquarters is expected to bring 20 jobs to Boulder. Company officials say that the location...

5 years 3 days ago

Wind farms expand with help of federal aid

The nation's wind industry is continuing to open new wind farms with the help of nearly $1 billion in federal stimulus grant money. The American Wind Energy Association reported Tuesday that developers installed 1,649 megawatts of wind power capacity--enough to serve the equivalent of 480,000 average households--in the third quarter....

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