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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

January 20, 2012

Obama’s denial opens new chapter in Keystone XL drama

Elana Schor  •  E&E  •  Posted 2012-01-20 11:45:41

The political fallout from President Obama’s denial of the Keystone XL oil pipeline today began on both sides of the northern border, as Republicans raced to slam the White House while Canadians sought another outlet for their planned boom in oil sands crude production.
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World’s Largest Wind Farm in Wyoming to Be Equipped with 1000 Wind Turbines

Chris Rose  •  REVE  •  Posted 2012-01-20 11:46:03

World’s biggest wind farm could be built in Wyoming with 1,000 wind turbines. Europe was the global leader with cumulative installed wind energy capacity of 86 GW at the end of 2010, Asia was second with 58.6 GW and North America was third with 44.1 GW of wind power. [ read more … ]

Commerce to probe Chinese, Vietnamese wind tower manufacturers

John McArdle  •  E&E  •  Posted 2012-01-20 11:46:17

The Commerce Department announced this afternoon that it is opening an investigation into whether Chinese and Vietnamese utility-scale wind tower manufacturers have benefited from illegal trade practices — a move that is likely to further escalate a budding renewables trade war between the United States and China. [ read more … ]

Wind farm developer refinances Kansas project

Dan Voorhis  •  The Wichita Eagle  •  Posted 2012-01-20 11:46:29

Wind energy developer Wind Capital Group announced that it has closed on international financing for its $350-million, 201-megawatt capacity Post Rock Wind Energy Project, a wind farm and 31 miles of transmission line in Ellsworth, Lincoln and Rice counties. [ read more … ]

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