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According to a report from the Texas grid operators, more power from state’s wind farms and solar installations is getting to consumers
In 2013, the renewable power sector saw its output rise by more than 4 million megawatt-hours, the largest increase in four years. That amounted to a 12 percent increase over the previous year. At …Read More

President Barack Obama delivered a speech at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, California, on Friday May 9th, where he unveiled 300 measures that would expand the use of clean energy sources that would create jobs and reduce dependence on foreign oil.
The president chose Wal-Mart because of its effort and commitment to renewable energy, including solar …Read More

As renewable energy gains more ground, the global fossil-fuel industry is losing money. A new report from Kepler Cheuvreux, a European broking house, predicts that revenues within the fossil-fuel industry will plummet over the next 20 years.
The report indicates that old companies specializing in traditional forms of energy have been seeing an increasing amount of …Read More

Wind turbine proponents should be thrilled to know that green energy generators have little impact on property value, and in some cases even increase property value.
In the heated debate over whether industrial wind farms damage property values, the latest Ontario study concludes the giant turbines have “no statistically significant impact” on the sale prices of …Read More