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How Wind Is Leading Fossil Fuels to End Subsidies

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By Carol Pierson Holding

After a year where wind producers sat on their hads, waiting until Congress decided whether the wind tax credits would be extended, it finally happened: on December 31, as part of the fiscal cliff deal, Congress extended the production tax credit (PTC) for wind and other renewables through the end of 2013.

First Wind, Avista Announce Successful Completion of Palouse Wind Project in Eastern Washington

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Avista can now count the renewable energy generated at Palouse Wind among the resources we use to meet our customers’ energy needs. Now in full commercial operations, the Palouse Wind project in Rosalia, Wash., is officially the largest renewable energy facility in Whitman County and is expected to contribute to the local economy for years to come.
 

Delta Airlines Joins The Climate Registry; New Study Finds Entire U.S. Grid Could be Powered by Wind & Solar Energy 99.9% of the Time - Energy Minute for December 17, 2012

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Delta Airlines has joined The Climate Registry after completing verification of its greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 through 2010. The airline has lowered its annual emissions by 7.6 million metric tons since 2005, a 17 percent reduction. The decrease was achieved through fuel-saving initiatives such as removing unnecessary weight, installing aircraft winglets, and replacing inefficient aircraft with newer models that produce fewer emissions per passenger.

General Electric To Supply Wind Turbines To Turkey

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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) said that it would supply 43 turbines to  Fina Enerji Holding AS for wind projects in Turkey.

The wind projects will generate 97 megawatts of power which will be able to light up about 27,000 homes in Turkey. GE will supply the Kizilcaterzi wind farm, the Karadere park, the Sadilli project and the Salman venture in the nation’s west, according to a GE statement.

Turkey has plans to generate 20,000 megawatts of power via wind energy by 2013 from its current capacity of 1,800 MW now.

Where Is Climate Change in Energy Debate?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week’s Presidential debate was supposed to showcase the differences between President Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney. But between Romney’s radical move to the center and Obama’s lackluster performance, the two seemed to agree more than they disagreed.

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

Sterling Planet Volunteers Marketing Support for Philadelphia Green Power Challenge

City of Brotherly Love challenges citizens and local businesses to enroll for green energy
Press Release

(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 27, 2012 - Summer is here, and the heat is on.  A heated “friendly” competition has begun between the cities of Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. to see which will emerge in September as the leading city in voluntary purchases of green energy from renewable sources, such as wind.  Atlanta-based Sterling Planet has helped fuel the competition, developing a microsite on a pro bono basis at www.philadelphiagreenpower.com for increasing awareness of green energy options and facilitating enrollment.

National Environmental Education Show Comes to Connecticut

Sterling Planet supports California-based "Eco Company" showcase of sustainabiity solutions in Connecticut
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) ATLANTA, GA -  September 30, 2011 – Sterling Planet announced today that television stations across the nation will air in early October two episodes of the “Eco Company” show featuring sustainability in Connecticut. This marks the first time that the California-based TV production crew has ventured outside the state for filming. 

Barrick Ranked Among Top 30 in Fight Against Climate Change in Chile

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Barrick's $70 million wind farm project in Chile has been recognized as one of the best projects to fight climate change in the country.

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Barrick's $70 million wind farm project in Chile has been recognized as one of the best projects to fight climate change in the country.

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