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Beacon Power Pulls the Plug

It may be darkest just before the dawn, but it doesn’t seem like there’s much of any light shining out of the US Department of Energy’s Energy Policy Act loan guarantee program. First solar energy manufacturer Solyndra went lights out in September. … Continue reading

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Firming the Wind

This bit of renewable energy news was buried in a subhead in Sunday’s STrib: JUHL WIND TO BUY STORAGE UNIT Juhl Wind, the little public company near Pipestone that is a 30-plus year pioneer in community-owned wind power, has agreed … Continue reading

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Wind Energy Looking Up For 2011

Press Release U.S. wind energy industry finishes 2010 with half the installations of 2009, activity up in 2011, now cost-competitive with natural gas Industry weathers latest boom-bust cycle as utilities move to lock in more wind power at favorable long-term … Continue reading

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