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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

May 24, 2012

Study: Wind Power Can Save Midwestern Consumers $3 to $9.5 Billion Annually by 2020

Clean Technica  •    •  Posted 2012-05-24 11:36:10

Adding more wind power to the electric grid could reduce wholesale market prices by more than 25 percent in the Midwest region by 2020 according to a new analysis conducted by Synapse Energy Economics on behalf of Americans for a Clean Energy Grid. The report found that wind power could drive down the wholesale price of power by $3 – $10 per megawatt hour (MWh) in the near term and up to nearly $50 per MWh by 2030. [ read more … ]

China rules US support for group of solar, wind energy projects violates trade rules

AP  •    •  Posted 2012-05-24 11:36:32

China’s Commerce Ministry issued a ruling Thursday that U.S. government support for six renewable energy projects violated free-trade rules, the latest volley in a widening conflict over clean power. The United States and China, the world’s two biggest energy users, have pledged to work together to develop renewable sources. But they accuse each other of improperly subsidizing or protecting their manufacturers.
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