The future of the wind energy industry in the US may be secure

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Trump Administration may not have a significant impact on the wind power sector The Trump Administration may not be able to derail the future success of the wind energy sector, according to Thomas Thune Anderson, chairman of Dong Energy. Currently, Dong Energy is the developer of the world’s largest offshore wind project and has established a very powerful position in the wind market in general. Like other companies, Dong Energy has expressed some concern regarding potential changes to federal energy policies, but these changes may not be as troubling as…

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Chinese company offers to train ex-miners in the ways of wind energy

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Miners may be able to find work in the wind energy industry, with the right training The transition toward renewable energy seems unstoppable and this has raised some concern among those working in the coal industry. Many fear that they will no longer be able to work as the renewable energy sector continues to grow and clean power replaces coal. A Chinese company called Goldwind is looking to help alleviate these fears. The company has plans to offer workers in the United States with the training needed to find employment…

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US wind energy industry employs more than 100,000 people nationwide

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Wind energy industry continues to experience rapid growth The wind energy industry in the United States has become a very powerful economic force. The American Wind Energy Association has released its latest market report, showing that the industry now employs more than 100,000 people throughout the country. Notably, the wind energy industry is adding jobs at a faster rate than any other sector in the United States. The aggressive growth of the industry is largely due to increases in efficiency, reliability of wind turbines, and the falling cost of wind…

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Wind energy industry in the US shows great promise

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New analysis highlights the economic impact on the wind energy industry Navigant Consulting has released a new analysis of the wind energy industry in the United States. The analysis shows that the wind sector is set to have a major economic impact in the country. This is despite concerns regarding federal energy policy. Advocates of clean power have expressed worry that the federal government will show less support for wind energy in the coming years. This is due to the promises made by the Trump Administration to reduce regulations on…

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UK wind energy industry reaches new milestone

Wind energy industry generates more than 10,000 MW for the first time The wind energy in the United Kingdom has reached a new milestone, generating more than 10,000 megwatts of electricity for the first time. The UK is home to many wind projects, most of which are onshore. Offshore projects are becoming more popular, however, as the UK has access to large expanses of sea territory that can be tapped into in order to generate electricity. According to RenewableUK, the country’s wind energy trade organization, the country’s wind projects were…

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Suzlon to invest $3 billion in Australian wind energy industry

Suzlon to establish a stronger foothold in Australia Suzlon, a leading renewable energy company, has set its sights on Australia’s wind energy industry. The company has targeted some $3 billion in investments into the country’s wind power sector, which it believes will thrive in the near future. Over the next five years, Suzlon aims to join several other companies that have become involved in Australia’s wind energy industry. Through its upcoming investments, Suzlon hopes to install some 2 gigawatts of wind energy capacity in Australia. Wind energy continues to grow…

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Wind energy industry in Australia is seeing more support from individual states

Australian states are investing more heavily in wind power The wind energy industry is beginning to find more success in Australia. This is largely thanks to the efforts being made by individual states, many of whom are looking to meet new environmental goals. This week, a new 100 megawatt wind farm began operation in South Australia. The wind farm was developed by Neoen and Siemens, both companies that hold a strong position in the wind energy industry. The new wind farm is expected to contribute to South Australia’s continued efforts…

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New political group formed by the wind energy industry

American Wind Action aims to promote wind power among voters A new political group has formed within the wind energy industry. The American Wind Action group was launched this week with a focus raising awareness about the benefits of wind power and the politicians that support or oppose this form of clean energy. The group will be very active during the current presidential race and hopes to influence politicians to show more support for wind power. Most notably, the group hopes that those that support wind power will be elected…

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Recent Report on Global Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Consumption 2016 Just Published: MarketResearchReports.biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Consumption 2016 Market Research Report” to its database. The Global Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Consumption 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Wind Energy & Wind Turbine market. First, the report provides a basic overview of the Wind Energy & Wind Turbine industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. And development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures. Secondly,…

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Recent Press Release Update on Global Wind Energy Maintenance Industry 2015 Just Announced: MarketResearchReports.biz

MarketResearchReports.Biz has announced addition of new report “Global Wind Energy Maintenance Industry 2015 Market Research Report” to its database. The Global Wind Energy Maintenance Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Wind Energy Maintenance industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions and classifications. The Wind Energy Maintenance market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. Development policies and plans are discussed as well as…

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Wind energy industry may get some good news with new superconductors

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New superconductors could help the wind energy industry The wind energy industry in the U.S. has received a lot of good news recently. With the extension of the Production Tax Credit, which financially supports many of the country’s wind energy projects, the industry has managed to secure at least another year of dynamic growth. Free from the worry of the Production Tax Credit, for now at least, the industry can now focus on the continuing enigma of efficient offshore wind energy systems. Scientists develop iron-based superconductor for wind turbines Scientist…

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Wind energy may have a promising future

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Global wind energy industry could become a major boon for worldwide energy supply The Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International have released a new report concerning wind energy and its potential to meet global energy demands. Wind powered energy has been growing in popularity all over the world, largely because of its economic promise and ability to provide countries with renewable electrical power. Countries like the United Kingdom and those with access to strong wind streams have been investing heavily in wind energy in the hopes of becoming more…

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Wind energy industry braces for expiration of Production Tax Credit

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Wind energy industry may soon lose support of Production Tax Credit The U.S. wind energy sector is in danger of losing a strong tax credit from the federal government due to congressional inaction. The Production Tax Credit, as it is called, is a major factor in the growth and success that the wind energy industry has seen in recent years. Backed by this tax credit, U.S. wind energy capacity has exceeded 50,000 megawatts, which is enough to power more than 13 million average homes. A congressional stalemate may put an…

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Bladeless wind turbine could be a boon for birds

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Wind turbines causing havoc for migratory birds Wind energy is becoming more popular. Like other forms of alternative energy, however, it is not without controversy. Wind turbines generate electricity by capturing wind currents. These energy systems have been subjected to a variety of accusations relating to their environmental friendliness and efficiency. One of the greatest, and well proven, concerns regarding wind turbines is the danger their present to migratory birds. The blades of a wind turbine, when spinning, present a significant threat to these birds and can interrupt migrations by…

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Wind energy sees gains in United Kingdom

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Report shows that wind energy is beginning to make progress in the UK Alternative energy has been a strong interest in the United Kingdom recently. The country has been making strides in increasing the amount of its electricity that is generated through clean and sustainable methods. Wind energy, in particular, has seen a great deal of support from the UK government. According to a report from Bloomberg, wind energy is showing impressive gains throughout the country. So much so that wind energy is quickly becoming one of the country’s favored…

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Onshore wind energy subsidies cut by UK government

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UK announces abolishment of subsidies that support wind energy projects The United Kingdom government has announced that it will be abolishing the subsidies it provides to onshore wind energy projects. Onshore wind energy has been the subject of controversy in the UK, as well as other countries, recently. Some of this controversy is centered on the possibility that some non-profit organizations, such as churches, are making use of the renewable energy systems in order to generate profit. Opponents of onshore wind energy systems have also raised concerns regarding the potential…

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