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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

August 21, 2012

Is Iowa presidential vote riding on the wind?

By Paul Hammel, WORLD-HERALD STAFF WRITER  •    •  Posted 2012-08-21 12:11:28

Rob Hach can’t recall the last time he, or any member of his family, didn’t vote Republican. He comes from a long line of German business owners, and Hach has turned three formerly vacant storefronts in a small, northwest Iowa town into an award-winning company that employs 26 people and builds testing equipment for wind farms. [ read more … ]

China declares US energy projects violate free trade, stepping up trade spat

Washington Post  •    •  Posted 2012-08-21 12:11:45

China‚Äôs government has ruled that U.S. government support to six American solar and wind power projects violates free trade rules, adding to strains between Beijing and its trading partners over renewable energy. The United States and China are the two biggest markets for renewable energy and have pledged to cooperate in developing technology. They accuse each other of improperly supporting their own producers and obstructing foreign competitors. [ read more … ]

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