Wind energy in the Midwestern U.S. could save consumers billions in energy costs

Wind Energy Farm

Study suggests that major savings can come from adopting wind energy A new study from Synapse Energy Economics, a research and consulting firm that specializes in energy and economic concepts, shows that wind energy could bring powerful financial benefits to the Midwestern U.S. The country’s interest in wind energy has been growing at a rapid pace recently, partly due to the government’s adoption of an expansive and ambitious energy plan. Focus has been drawn to how wind can be used as a source of residential power, a concept that Synapse…

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Global Wind Energy Council releases forecast of the worldwide wind energy market

Report - Renewable Energy Supported by Country

Five-year forecast report highlights growth in Asia, Latin America, and African markets. The Global Wind Energy Council has released a five-year industry forecast concerning wind energy and its projected progress throughout the world. The report details various factors that contribute to worldwide market growth and the possible capacity for the wind energy industry. The report suggests that the world’s total global wind energy capacity will reach roughly 500 gigawatts of electricity by the end of 2016.This growth is partly due to the increasing popularity of alternative energy with the world’s…

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American Wind Energy Association report shows growth in the U.S.

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The American Wind Energy Association has released its Annual Market Report for the year of 2011. The report highlights many of the trends that emerged in the U.S. wind energy market last year. Many of these trends brought about promising growth throughout the industry and spurred a degree of market certainty, which produced a “positive feedback loop.” This market phenomenon allowed states to produce wind-generated electricity at high levels without having to spend excessive amounts of money to do so. The report shows that the wind power industry has had…

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Global Wind Energy Council report shows that China leads the wind energy industry

Wind Energy Market Investment

The Global Wind Energy Council has released their latest annual market statics report which examines the progress and growth of the alternative energy industry around the world. The report shows that most types of clean energy are making significant strides in adoption, but wind energy is beating them all out. The report notes that over 41,000 megawatts of electricity around the world in 2011, most of which came from wind farms in Europe. The report asserts that wind energy is doing much better than expected, especially considering the volatile state…

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