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Seizing our massive offshore wind potential

The following is a guest blog, written by Amber Hewett of the National Wildlife Federation. You can visit NWF's blog, and the original article, here. It’s been quite the summer for U.S.…

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Did a rock band explain why wind power will work in the south, 45 years ago?

Wind farm development in the south has been slow. At one time, the sauntering southern breezes seemed too sluggish to harness for wind farm development. Research, meteorology and advanced wind turbine technology…

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Remember that "wind tree"? It's worse than we thought.

Last year, the internet was abuzz with a bizarre looking "wind turbine" that was designed to look like a tree. The aesthetically designed "wind tree" had all the hallmarks of a bad…

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Wind Energy's Two Cents: Utilities Should Buy Now

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has just published their annual Wind Technologies Market Report. Just last year, long-term contracts for power have been signed for below $20/MWh. That's two cents per kilowatt hour.…

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Seriously, utilities, buy wind NOW (yes, this year)

Really, it is time to buy wind energy. This is very simple. Wind costs less than running natural gas power plants. Keep the power plants. Use them, we're not saying they aren't…

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How much solar and wind will Georgia utility regulators allow?

Here's a question that the Georgia Public Service Commission will be answering tomorrow: How much #solar & #wind energy should #GeorgiaPower add to their energy mix over the next 3 years? Enough…

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National Park Service Performs Major Disservice for Anti-Wind Power Activists

The National Park Service just did a major disservice to anti-wind energy activists. NPS recently published a new map showing the estimated sound levels for the entire country. NPS developed the map as…

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Green Spirit Awards: Windy Category

This is the sixth post in our Green Spirit Awards monthly blog series, highlighting breweries, wineries and distilleries in the Southeast using clean energy to create tasty, sustainable beverages. You can read…

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Good ideas trump partisanship

This is a guest blog written by Greg Alvarez with the American Wind Energy Association. The original post can be viewed here. It seems if an idea makes sense, political persuasion isn’t…

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Declare Energy Independence this July 4th!

This blog was compiled by Kailie Melchior, Communications Intern with SACE. Once again we are gearing up to celebrate the Fourth of July, which also means it’s time to declare your energy…