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US Wind Energy Installations Reach New Milestone

US wind energy installations now exceed 10,000 megawatts (MW) in generating capacity, and produce enough electricity on a typical day to power the equivalent of over 2 and a half million homes, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced today.

Wind Power Report Shows Facts Instead of Myths

ABS Energy Research's 2006 Wind Power Report details an eventful year in this sector of the renewable energy industry.

Vail Resorts Chooses Wind Power for 100% Of Electricity Use

Vail Resorts Inc announced today that the Company will offset 100 percent of its energy use by purchasing nearly 152,000 megawatt-hours of wind energy for its five mountain resorts, its lodging properties including RockResorts and Grand Teton Lodge Company, all of its 125 retail locations (operated through Specialty Sports Venture) and its new corporate headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado.

Clipper Windpower and BP Announce a Strategic Turbine Supply and Joint Development Agreement

Clipper Windpower and BP Alternative Energy today announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance for a long-term turbine supply agreement and the joint development of five of Clipper's wind energy projects in the USA.

Canada Passes 1,000 MW of Installed Wind Energy Capacity

Canada has now become the 12th country in the world to surpass 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of installed wind energy capacity.

Southwest Windpower Devlelops New Residential Small Wind Generator

A new small residential wind generator from Southwest Windpower will give homeowners a new weapon in the fight against rising electricity costs.

PPM Energy Announces Twin Buttes Wind Farm in Colorado

PPM Energy, ScottishPower's competitive US energy business, today announced it will begin construction this fall on the 75-megawatt (MW) Twin Buttes Wind Power Project near Lamar in southeastern Colorado.

Kansas's Largest Wind Energy Farm Dedicated to Power on the Prairie

Public officials and energy industry representatives joined hundreds of local schoolchildren and their families in central Kansas to dedicate on May 11, 2006 the state's newest wind energy farm, the Elk River Wind Power Project.

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