Distributed Energy in the News

Distributed Energy in the News

A Web Tool For All You Need To Know About Small Wind Energy
A national laboratory has rolled out a website for policy makers and consumers who want to learn about the incentives and finances of installing wind turbines that are designed for the backyard instead of a wind farm.

Bloomberg News
India’s 39% Plunge in Wind Installations May Spur Mergers
Wind-turbine suppliers in India may be forced to consolidate amid increasing competition after a policy vacuum prompted a 39 percent plunge in installations in the first half of the financial year.

Portable 50kW Wind Turbine Folds Itself Into Shipping Container
Most wind turbines are meant to stay in the place where they are installed for the life of the unit, but one company is working toward and adaptable and portable wind power solution that can fit inside a standard shipping container and be pulled to the remote job site with no specialized equipment.

Prop 3: More Renewable Power, but at what cost?
Consumers Energy President and CEO John Russell causes a stir last month when he marked the dedication of the utility’s first wind farm near Ludington by declaring that renewable energy is “clean, reliable and affordable for Michigan.”

The Seattle Times
7 central Washington wind farm proposals on hold
Growth in the wind power industry in the Northwest has stalled. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports at least seven permitted projects in Kittitas and Klickitat counties are on hold.

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