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October 25, 2012

Wind-power consumption rises as nation’s overall energy use drops

By Zack Colman , The Hill  •    •  Posted 2012-10-25 12:27:30

Wind power posted the greatest gain in domestic energy consumption in 2011 as overall energy use dropped, according to an analysis by the Energy Department’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Energy consumption from wind power rose 27 percent in 2011 to 1.17 quadrillion Btu (British thermal units), up from 0.92 in 2010, LLNL said, citing U.S. Energy Information Administration data. [ read more … ]

Industry group says energy storage still going strong despite troubles with key players

Umair Irfan, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2012-10-25 12:27:54

Officials from the energy storage industry yesterday gave a sunny outlook for their sector despite financial trouble among some players, citing new projects, growing markets and advances in storage technology. [ read more … ]

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