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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East Anglia Offshore Windfarm begins development

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East Anglia Offshore Windfarm now moving forward with approval from UK government One of the world’s largest wind energy projects has begun development and construction. The project comes from wind energy specialist IBERDROLA and its joint-venture partner Vattenfall. The two companies have been working on this particular project for several years and have recently been granted approval for the project to take root off the coast of Britain. Dubbed the East Anglia Offshore Windfarm, the project is expected to bring a massive amount of electricity to the United Kingdom once…

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Offshore wind energy can power the East Coast

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Offshore wind energy capable of handling energy needs of entire region A new study from Stanford University suggests that the U.S. East Coast could be entirely powered through offshore wind energy. Wind energy has been receiving a great deal of support from the federal government recently. More wind energy projects are finding a home in the U.S. due to federal policies and these projects, in turn, may provide the country with extreme energy benefits. The study suggests that without the use of other alternative energy systems, all of the energy…

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Massive wind energy project granted approval by federal agency

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Plains and Eastern Clean Line wind energy project to take root in Oklahoma The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a wind energy initiative that will take root in Oklahoma. The initiative is called the Plains and Eastern Clean Line project and it aims to establish an energy transmission line that will extend from western Oklahoma to well into Tennessee. The project aims to spark the development of $3.5 billion worth of wind farms, which will generate the electricity that will be fed through the transmission line. Project to…

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Offshore wind energy shows promise in US

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New report highlights the potential of offshore wind energy systems Offshore wind energy has managed to gain some traction in the U.S. As in other countries, the U.S. government is beginning to see offshore wind energy in terms of economic potential. The interests of the federal government have begun expanding to state governments as well, with more taking a keen interest in the possible benefits they can see through the adoption and support of offshore wind energy. The National Wildlife Foundation (NWF) has released a new report that may add…

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