Carl Levesque

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    Wind power brings new-found income to local businesses

    Rural Nebraska town gets 35 percent business up-tick   Kimball is a small town at the western end of Nebraska and “very few people know we’re out here,” as Mayor James Schnell puts it. But a new resident has come to town—wind power—and it’s generating some real economic noise.   Wind power’s...

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    WindTV: Wind power generates good jobs for young people

    Recent Columbia Gorge Community College grad excited to embark on wind career Timo Macke grew up watching wind farms sprout up around him. That must have planted a seed, because the 20-year-old just received his associate’s degree in renewable energy technology from Columbia Gorge Community College in Oregon. Macke is featured on...

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    Awards honor leadership in community wind

    In Albany at the recent “Community Wind Across America” northeast regional conference—an event designed to showcase ordinary people who are doing extraordinary work for residential and commercial wind energy development on a local level—the nonprofit organization Windustry recognized three outstanding leaders in community wind with the inaugural presentations of the Distinguished Service...

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    Special Events: More Reasons Why WINDPOWER Is Special

    Whether it’s for networking, learning, or just pure fun, many attendees will take advantage of the diverse range of special events at the WINDPOWER 2011 Conference & Exhibition. Of course, there’s the annual WINDPOWER Conference Dinner, where this year Jay Leno will serve up his unique brand of comedy. But a slew...

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    WINDPOWER 2011 attendees to give back to Orange County

    As the Anaheim Convention Center prepares for the arrival of the wind industry in just two weeks, for the first time AWEA is teaming up with a local nonprofit organization to give back to the local community hosting the WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition. This year AWEA and WINDPOWER 2011 attendees will support...

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    WINDPOWER Preview: Embracing renewables, Ted Turner heads for Anaheim

    Last year, WINDPOWER featured a man who held the top post in government. Gracing the bill this year is one of the biggest names in business. Last year’s keynote speaker is known as having a fairly reserved disposition. “Colorful maverick” might characterize the image of this year’s speaker. One thing the two...

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    Wind Factory Watch: Beckmann Volmer, Arkansas

    Guest blog by AWEA Communications Editor Carl Levesque Arkansas has landed another wind manufacturer. Beckmann Volmer, a producer of major steel components for wind turbines, this week announced it will locate a new manufacturing facility employing approximately 300 people, and potentially 500, in Osceola, Ark. The company, a direct supplier to turbine...

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    Wind Factory Watch: Ingersoll Machine Tools

    Guest blog by AWEA Communications Editor Carl Levesque A business diversification initiative into the wind power arena by Ingersoll Machine Tools, supported by a $5 million grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), will result in the creation and retention of some 150 jobs in Rockford, Ill. The company announced...

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