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  • Fact Check: Wind's integration costs are lower than those for other energy sources

    25 July 2014 by Michael Goggin Michael Goggin

    The cost of reliably integrating large conventional power plants onto the power system in Texas is more than 17 times larger than the cost of reliably integrating wind energy, based…

  • Pennsylvania wind farm works hard to fit in

    24 July 2014 by Carolina Ramirez Carolina Ramirez

    Last week, I had the exciting opportunity to join dozens of AWEA staff members and interns to see a wind farm "up close and personal." As you’ll see from the…

  • TV ads thank wind power champions in Colorado and Iowa

    22 July 2014 by David Ward David Ward

    When a good job is done, everyone deserves a hearty "thanks" for their work. That's what television ads running this week are doing for American wind power champions in Colorado…

  • All in for wind: Microsoft's 175 MW PPA with EDF another indication that America wants more renewables

    18 July 2014 by Carl Levesque Carl Levesque

    Last week we reported that an impressive list of top U.S. companies have called for more renewable energy for America. They did so by issuing a set of “Renewable Energy…

  • Major U.S. companies: We want more renewable energy

    11 July 2014 by David Ward David Ward

    Are policymakers and utilities listening? U.S. businesses are joining the majority of Americans in saying “we want more renewable energy.” 12 leading companies, including General Motors, Walmart, Facebook, Bloomberg, Hewlett-Packard,…