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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

May 21, 2012

News Release: Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition Leadership Team

Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition  •    •  Posted 2012-05-21 10:13:02

The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition today welcomed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber as the new chairman and vice chairman of the Coalition. [ read more … ]

Cities look to wind for streetlight power source

E&E  •    •  Posted 2012-05-21 10:54:46

As municipal budgets continue to be cut, some cities around the world are looking to harness wind to power their streetlights. While other cities have opted to use technologies such as light-emitting diodes and smart lighting, wind power — through distributed energy — has been an option that allows municipalities to cut down on fossil fuel usage and get off the traditional grid. The distributed renewable energy market was estimated to be about $70 billion globally last year and is expected to top $150 billion by 2015. [ read more … ]

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