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Market to Market (December 20, 2013)

posted on December 20, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Market to Market (December 20, 2013)
Full Program: Arid conditions stoke wildfires in California, but the rest of the country could see a break in the weather. The “Oracle of Omaha” gets a larger stake in wind power, as lawmakers call for reforms in renewable energy policy. Locomotives roll... Full Story

Microsoft Enters 20-year Deal for Texas Wind Power

posted on November 8, 2013 at 12:22 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — Microsoft Corp. has reached a 20-year deal to directly buy wind energy from a turbine farm being built in Texas. The tech giant announced the agreement Monday with RES Americas, a wind and solar developer. It declined to put a... Full Story

U.S. Wind Power Surges to All-Time High

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM

U.S. Wind Power Surges to All-Time High
The United States continues to be one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for wind power, and for the first time, the Department of Energy reports that wind energy became the top source of NEW U.S. electricity generation in 2012. Full Story

U.S. Wind Industry Sees Record-Breaking Growth

posted on April 19, 2013 at 4:04 PM

U.S. Wind Industry Sees Record-Breaking Growth
American wind power now generates over 10 percent of electricity in nine states, with Iowa leading the way, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Full Story

President Obama Makes Election Year Plea For Wind Industry

posted on May 25, 2012 at 5:04 PM

President Obama Makes Election Year Plea For Wind Industry
President Barack Obama returned to a familiar rural location this week to press for a key renewable energy tax credit. Speaking at TPI Composites, a wind turbine blade manufacturer in Newton, Iowa, the President hailed an extension of the wind... Full Story

Feds: Mid-Atlantic wind farms take step forward

posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would leave no major environmental damage, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Interior backs solar, wind farms in Calif., Ariz.

posted on December 20, 2011 at 2:59 PM

The Obama administration has approved a pair of renewable energy projects being developed on public lands in Arizona and California. Full Story

Market to Market (August 26, 2011)

posted on August 26, 2011 at 8:20 PM

Market to Market (August 26, 2011)
Full Program: From Wall Street to Main Street, economists note the impact of a slowing economy. A major grain processor refuses to accept federally approved genetically engineered corn. Despite uncertainty over federal support, the "winds of change" bring... Full Story

Oregon Agriculture Energy Program Cut by Budget

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is eliminating its energy and climate change program just as farmers are increasingly turning to solar, wind, hydroelectric and other alternative energy projects to reduce costs, or even... Full Story

Google and Citibank Each Throw $55M to the Wind

posted on May 27, 2011 at 4:05 PM

The Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet search giant Google, is partnering with Citigroup Inc. to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Full Story

Xcel Energy scrubs plans for ND wind project

posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM

BISMARCK, N.D (AP) - Xcel Energy Inc. Full Story

Market to Market (December 31, 2010)

posted on December 30, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Market to Market (December 31, 2010)
Full Program: Strong demand pushes commodity prices and Midwestern farmland values to lofty heights. Change is in the wind for a leading energy producer which plans to greatly expand its renewable portfolio. And, a snack food company uses an innovative... Full Story

Companies To Expand Wind Energy Production

posted on December 29, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Companies To Expand Wind Energy Production
Wall Street wrapped up 2010 on a down note Thursday, as public and private reports were mixed in their assessment of the U.S. economy. Full Story

Researchers Say Wind Turbines May Benefit Crops

posted on December 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM

AMES, Iowa — The wind turbines that have been popping up across Iowa may be good for the corn and soybean fields that surround them, according to an Iowa State University researcher who collected data from fields around the turbines last summer. Full Story

Salazar Vows to Speed Wind Energy Projects

posted on November 23, 2010 at 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar vowed Tuesday to spur offshore wind projects in the Atlantic Ocean by expediting permits and identifying promising areas for wind power. Full Story
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