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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

April 18, 2012

Short term bumpy, longer term prosperous for wind, solar — finance gurus

Anne C. Mulkern, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-04-18 12:10:17

Wind and solar will struggle in the short term but will thrive eventually as the world moves toward clean power, financial experts predicted yesterday. Renewable energy companies will struggle for the next year or more because there’s investor unease with the sector, said experts who spoke at Fortune magazine’s Brainstorm Green conference.
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Global wind power capacity to double by 2016, trade group says

E&E  •    •  Posted 2012-04-18 12:10:36

Global wind energy capacity is expected to double by 2016 as installations continue to grow in newer markets like India and Brazil, with world capacity reaching 493 gigawatts in 2016, the Global Wind Energy Council said in a report released today. [ read more … ]

Enviro groups sue to block Calif. turbine farm

Phil Taylor, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-04-18 12:10:55

Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit to block a wind farm in Southern California they claim would threaten endangered condors, protected eagles and other sensitive species. [ read more … ]

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