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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

May 3, 2012

CES would nearly triple projected coal retirements — EIA

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-05-03 10:42:29

Senate legislation aimed at expanding use of low-emitting sources of electricity would nearly triple the projected retirements of coal-fired power plants by 2035 while providing a substantial boost to nuclear, natural gas and renewable energy, according to an analysis released today from the Energy Information Administration. [ read more … ]

Book offers ground-level view of industry’s growth

Nick Juliano, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-05-03 10:42:59

As the wind industry argues that tens of thousands of U.S. jobs will be lost unless Congress extends its prized tax credit, a new book aims to flesh out the stories of those workers as part of a broad examination of the industry’s growth. Author Philip Warburg was flanked by photos of several of the small-town residents whose communities embraced wind energy as he discussed his book, “Harvest the Wind,” at a Washington, D.C., reception yesterday. [ read more … ]

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