Wind Farms Boost Tax Base For Local U.S. Governments

By Hilary Russ, Reuters.com -

NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - Wind farms have boosted local tax bases and generated new revenue as they expand across the United States, especially for rural areas, Moody’s Investors Service said [...]

Wind And Solar 94, Gas 2–Yes!

By Staff, Tedglick.com -

The changing of the seasons has definitely been disrupted by global heating, but it’s still the case, in general, that in the last month of a season there are a few days that are like the season [...]

Wind Farming Creating Jobs and Building New Economy in Texas

By Meera Subramanian, Insideclimatenews.org -

All along the straight-shot roads of Nolan County in West Texas, wind turbines soar over endless acres of farms, the landscape either heavy with cotton ready to harvest or flushed green with the [...]

Oil Giants See Future In Offshore Wind Power.

By Lindsey Gilpin, Insideclimatenews.org -

Transporting an offshore wind array from the factory floor to the ocean floor is no easy feat. Giant, specialized marine vessels must carry the blades and turbines—which sit atop rigs hundreds of [...]

Tax Bill To Preserve Critical Credits For Wind, Solar & Electric Vehicles

By Georgina Gustin -

The booming renewable energy industry is breathing a wary sigh of relief as Congress prepares to vote this week on a sweeping tax bill that preserves critical tax credits for wind energy, solar [...]

Atrocious Anti-Wind Article Published; Devoid Of Scientific Evidence

By Brendan DeMelle, desmogblog.com -

Meanwhile, in the realm of scientific facts, the American Wind Energy Association, the main trade group representing the wind power industry, points to 25 scientific reviews that document the [...]

100% Renewable Is Feasible And More Cost-Effective Now

By Staff, www.energywatchgroup.org -

By Staff for Energy Watch Group. A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is not a long-term vision, but already a tangible reality, a new groundbreaking study by the Lappeenranta [...]

Solar & Wind Energy Save Lives, Billions Annually On Health Costs

By Akshat Rathi, www.qz.com -

By Akshat Rathi for Quartz - One of the biggest criticisms of the renewable-energy industry is that it has been propped up by government subsidies. There is no doubt that without government help, [...]

Ohio’s Anti-Wind Regulation Comes At A Serious Cost

By Harvey Wasserman, www.progressive.org -

By Harvey Wasserman for The Progressive - In the corporate war against renewable energy, a single Ohio regulation stands out. It is a simple clause slipped into the state budget without open [...]

Renewable Record: Wind And Solar Supplied 10% Of US Electricity In March

By Julian Spector, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Julian Spector for GTM - March produced the highest share of wind and solar generation the U.S. has ever seen. The saying about March -- "in like a lion, out like a lamb" -- plays extremely [...]

Offshore Wind Reaches Cost-Competitiveness Without Subsidies

By Jeff St. John, www.greentechmedia.com -

By Jeff St. John for GTM - A new McKinsey report predicts a 68 percent drop in offshore wind prices by 2020 and highlights European projects already hitting grid parity. Building wind farms in [...]

New York Building The Renewable Energy Grid Of The Future

By Leslie Kaufman, insideclimatenews.org -

By Leslie Kaufman for Inside Climate News. New York State is making a $5 billion bet that by making its power cleaner, it can become a magnet for the clean energy jobs of the future. Its [...]

U.S. Wind Energy Installations Surge: A New Turbine Rises Every 2.4 Hours

By Phil McKenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News - The significant increase this past quarter, when 908 new utility-scale turbines came online, is largely a result of the first wave of projects under the [...]

Utility Survey: Trump Will Not Stop the Clean Energy Transition

By Gavin Bade, www.utilitydive.com -

By Gavin Bade for Utility Dive. Today, President Trump is poised to release a long-anticipated executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s signature climate [...]

Jobs, Justice, and the Clean-Energy Future

By Jeremy Brecher, www.dollarsandsense.org -

By Jeremy Brecher for Dollars & Sense. A series of reports by the Labor Network for Sustainability (LNS), and partners provides good news: The U.S. can meet the targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) [...]

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