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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

March 6, 2012

Plans set for Iowa wind energy convention

Dan Piller  •  Des Moines Register  •  Posted 2012-03-06 11:43:16

Governor Terry Branstad will open the Iowa Wind Energy Conference which runs through April 9-11 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. [ read more … ]

Wind-power companies lose luster with investors

Ari Levy  •  Bloomberg  •  Posted 2012-03-06 12:47:41

U.S. investments in turbine farms and wind-energy businesses tumbled 38 percent last year to $9.7 billion, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Venture capitalists have practically left the sector altogether. They invested only $177.6 million in wind startups last year, down 71 percent from the year before. [ read more … ]

Winds of fortune sweep West Texas

Simone Sebastian  •  Houston Chronicle  •  Posted 2012-03-06 12:48:00

BP and other energy companies are funneling millions into building and operating wind farms in West Texas, helping to transform oil country into one of the nation’s leading hubs for green energy production. [ read more … ]

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