American Taxpayer Dollars Fund Energy Security in Battery Power

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The Mix: ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar by energyNOW! The U.S. pioneered many of the clean energy technologies used today around the world. But five years ago, when an elite group of scientists warned America was falling behind foreign […]

A Report on Clean Energy Investment for 2010: China Ranked #1

In less than a decade, clean energy has grown from a small, niche industry to a significant source of trade, investment, manufacturing and job creation. “The clean energy sector is emerging as one of the most dynamic and competitive in the world, witnessing 630 percent growth in finance and investments since 2004,” said Phyllis Cuttino, director, Pew Clean Energy Program. “In 2010, worldwide finance and investment grew 30 percent to a record $243 billion.”

Will U.S. Power Grid Withstand Renewable Energy?

A team of experts reporting to the chief U.S. regulator of the grid recently found that the power system could handle anticipated increases in wind power through 2012. But beyond that is an open question. “Careful study, planning, and deliberate actions will be required by each interconnection to ensure the continued reliability of the U.S. electric power system,” the experts concluded in their report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC.

Energy on the Horizon: Offshore Wind Turbines Scheduled for Cleveland

Published in EcoWatch CLEVELAND, OH - At the American Wind Energy Association’s annual trade show in May in Dallas, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland announced plans for the placement of five wind turbines in Lake Erie by 2012. This pilot […]

Wind Farm Report Shows Ohio Last in Generated Regional Wind Power Capacity

Wind Farm Policy in the Great Lakes Note: See page 2 above to find current Megawatt capacity for the Great Lakes Region. By John Funk, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — Wind turbines could rise from Lake Erie […]