All posts tagged "potential of wind"

  • Fact Check
    Fact check: NY Times’ Porter errs in attacks on wind energy

    Last week, Eduardo Porter wrote a piece in the New York Times pushing for nuclear power and...

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    New documentary film 'Scaling Wind' to premiere Nov. 2 in Utah

    Logan, Utah – “Scaling Wind," a new 30-minute documentary film produced by Utah State University marketing professors...

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    If you want more wind, build more transmission!

    By Jimmy Glotfelty, Co-founder and Executive Vice President, Clean Line Energy Partners LLC Transmission construction in the...

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    WSJ's 'six myths about renewables': More good news

    There are a lot of good stories to share about the affordability and reliability of wind power....

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    Fact check: Harvard study misses real-world facts about wind power

      A recent study errs in its assessment of potential wind energy resources by ignoring real-world data...

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    Fact check: Brookings’s Ebinger off target with wind criticism

    Charles K. Ebinger’s January 7 Brookings opinion piece about the production tax credit does get one thing right. It is true that over a project’s lifetime, wind power ultimately drives investment and consumer savings that more than pays for the tax relief it receives. That’s the result of a smart and worthwhile...

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    Fact check: Olson sells wind power short

    In an article on U.S. News & World Report's "Debate Club" blog, Jon Olson, an associate professor in the Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Austin, compared wind unfavorably to natural gas. The following response was posted as a comment. It's my hope that Dr. Olson sees...

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    Fact check: IER turns back on facts, bashes wind

    The petro-funded "Institute for Energy Research" is at it again, this time with a half-baked analysis of the U.S. Department of Energy's 20% Wind Energy by 2030 Technical Report ("20% Report”) that was completed in 2008 under the Administration of President George W. Bush. Here are some facts that IER chose to...

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    The New York Times gets it wrong on wind report

    It’s rare that we take on the media directly, but this is one of those Times. This week the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), an institution funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, issued a comprehensive report assessing the feasibility of substantially increasing the use of wind energy in an area known...

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