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Major New Technical Report Finds Wind Can Provide 20% of U.S. Electricity Needs by 2030

Wind power is capable of becoming a major contributor to America's electricity supply over the next three decades, according to a report released today by the US Department of Energy.


One Year of Operations at Mars Hill Wind

UPC Wind, an independent North American wind power company, today commemorated the first year of full commercial operations for Mars Hill Wind at a one-year anniversary event.


EarthFirst Announces Acquisition of Nuttby Mountain Project in Nova Scotia

EarthFirst Canada Inc is pleased to announce that it has acquired the 45 MW Nuttby Mountain wind energy project in Nova Scotia from Atlantic Wind Power Corporation (2005) Ltd.


GE Unit Invests in Texas, Illinois Wind Projects with Invenergy

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, is partnering for the third time with leading global wind power developer Invenergy Wind LLC, by investing in Illinois and Texas wind farms that will produce emissions-free electricity equivalent to taking 96,000 average US cars off the road.


Babson College To Install Campus Wind Turbine

Babson College plans to install a wind turbine on the school's campus as a demonstration project, becoming the first college in the greater Boston area to utilize wind power through an on-campus installation.


University of Iowa Offers Wind Turbine Design, Wind Power Management Courses

The University of Iowa College of Engineering Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering will begin offering senior undergraduate and graduate-level courses aimed at preparing students for possible careers in the fast-growing industry of wind-generated electricity.


GE Unit Boosts 2010 Renewable Energy Investing Target to $6 Billion

Reinforcing GE's ecomagination program, GE Energy Financial Services announced today that it has raised its 2010 renewable energy investing target by 50 percent to $6 billion, and has just topped $3 billion.


UPC Wind's Stetson Wind Project Approved by the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission

UPC Wind, a leading North American wind power company, today announced that it has received final approval from the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) on its 57 megawatt (MW) Stetson Wind Project in Washington County, Maine.



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