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May 22, 2013

46 countries help set record for newly installed wind power

Daniel Cusick, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-05-22 11:42:02

While North America, China and Western Europe remain the world’s largest producers of wind energy, the sector is seeing its fastest growth in emerging markets, including Eastern European countries like Romania, Poland and Ukraine, and in two of Latin America’s economic powerhouses: Argentina and Brazil. Those are the latest findings from the World Wind Energy Association, which advocates for wind energy development from its headquarters in Bonn, Germany. [ read more … ]

Interior can ensure renewables development for years to come — report

Scott Streater, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-05-22 11:42:24

The Obama administration has an unprecedented opportunity in the next four years to expand renewable energy, according to a new report by the Wilderness Society that lays out recommendations for building a lasting policy framework to ensure President Obama’s clean energy goals are met in an environmentally responsible way. The Wilderness Society’s “blueprint for action,” set to be released today, applauds the work already done by the administration to promote renewables development on federal lands. But the report concludes that “long-term success requires a relentless focus on cementing those gains and tackling remaining challenges.”
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