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October 23, 2014

U.S. wind power industry feels a new breeze, may soon double

Daniel Cusick, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2014-10-23 03:42:28

The U.S. wind power industry continued its modest recovery over the third quarter of 2014, with 419 megawatts of new generation capacity coming online in Texas, Nebraska, Michigan and California. But officials said the quarterly numbers, which reflect a 600 percent increase over the same quarter of 2013 when the industry was emerging from a near-standstill, do not accurately reflect the pace of wind energy development in the United States. [ read more … ]

Colorado Senate race: Where does each candidate stand on energy?  •    •  Posted 2014-10-23 03:42:44

Come November 4th, 2014, Colorado voters have a lot more on the line than just selecting their next U.S. Senator. The outcome of this year’s Colorado Senate election has implications not only for the state of Colorado, but for the entire country. Currently, Democrats have control of the Senate with 53 members in comparison to the 45 Republicans. However, if Colorado voters elect Republican candidate Cory Gardner into office, the Republicans will then hold the majority in the U.S. Senate. If voters elect Democrat Mark Udall, the Democrats will maintain control of the U.S. Senate [ read more … ]

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