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Offshore Wind Collaboration, Cooperation and Competition

Yesterday was the final day at the American Wind Energy Association's first North American Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Over the past couple of days, the conference provided…

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Offshore Wind Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

I spent yesterday at the American Wind Energy Association's first North American Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition in Atlantic City, New Jersey mostly in the policy and business track for panel discussions.…

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Update to our blogpost on Gainesville's GREC biopower plant

We got some excellent feedback to our blogpost on the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC), both in the comments section and via email.  [For the uninitiated, this is the 100MW biomass electricity…

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Offshore Wind: 1,200 Green Jobs in Atlantic City

I'm at the American Wind Energy Association's first North American Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition in Atlantic City, New Jersey. As I drove into the land of casinos, the five onshore wind…

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Offshore Wind An American Opportunity

Offshore wind energy has been getting a lot of attention lately - and rightfully so. With more than 4,000 gigawatts of capacity potential in all U.S. waters, offshore wind represents a huge…

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Special Report: Industry wraps coal ash regulation fight in the mantle of civil rights

Guest Blog by Sue Sturgis, Editorial Director, Institute for Southern Studies/Facing South SPECIAL REPORT: Industry wraps coal ash regulation fight in the mantle of civil rights Standing out among the more than 250…

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Jacksonville solar project a reminder of what could be in Florida

Renewable energy prospects in Florida may be cloudy this political season, but there are some bright rays in the Sunshine State.  Jacksonville's municipal electric utility (JEA) and its project partners, PSEG Solar…

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Ready to vote for clean energy at the ballot box?

Despite a promising start (Congress allocated $80 billion of the 2009 Recovery Act funding for clean energy & efficiency programs), our country's work on much-needed energy policy reform has barely begun. The…

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Taking Dirty Coal to Court in Georgia

This post was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Gainesville Renewable Energy Center creates new opportunities

This post was co-authored by John Bonitz Late last month opponents of the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center were heard by an administrative law judge. That's an opening sentence that's sure to thrill,…