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New Wind Farm to Serve Colorado Customers

Xcel Energy to add 200 megawatts of wind
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Taking advantage of market conditions favorable to the development of additional wind projects in Colorado, Xcel Energy announced that it will add 200 megawatts of cost-competitive generation through a contract with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, near Limon, Colo. The Limon Wind Energy Center will have turbines located in both Lincoln and Elbert counties near Limon.

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Taking advantage of market conditions favorable to the development of additional wind projects in Colorado, Xcel Energy announced that it will add 200 megawatts of cost-competitive generation through a contract with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, near Limon, Colo. The Limon Wind Energy Center will have turbines located in both Lincoln and Elbert counties near Limon.

Integrating Renewable Energy into China’s Electrical Grid

The Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) addresses the challenges to adding wind generation to China's coal-powered grid
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Center for Resource Solutions and the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) is addressing the biggest challenges to wind integration in China, including revising grid codes, improving wind forecasting, increasing the size of balancing areas, and improving Grid and Generator Flexibility in dealing with intermittent sources.

 

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Center for Resource Solutions and the Energy Foundation's China Sustainable Energy Program (CSEP) is addressing the biggest challenges to wind integration in China, including revising grid codes, improving wind forecasting, increasing the size of balancing areas, and improving Grid and Generator Flexibility in dealing with intermittent sources.

 

Reading the Wind = Using Less Coal

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Have you ever been on a sailboat when the wind kicked up and a big gust tossed you into the water? (Not that I have, of course. My friend maintains that he is an “expert captain.”) Or have you experienced the wind dying down and it’s like you’re going nowhere fast? (He’ll deny that one too.) Wind has a similar effect on the power grid – but if you know when the gusts are coming, you can adjust accordingly.

A Clean Energy Standard and the Voluntary Market

While Washington back-and-forths on a clean energy standard, let's not forget the voluntary market is what really gets renewables moving.
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Making sure that lawmakers preserve and protect the voluntary renewable energy market is a worthwhile exercise,  since 

it is business and entrepreneurs who have created this market to meet the demands of customers who don’t believe that policy at the state or federal level goes far enough toward building a clean energy future for the nation.

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Making sure that lawmakers preserve and protect the voluntary renewable energy market is a worthwhile exercise,  since 

it is business and entrepreneurs who have created this market to meet the demands of customers who don’t believe that policy at the state or federal level goes far enough toward building a clean energy future for the nation.

Staples Increases Commitment to Renewable Energy with 2011 Sterling Planet Purchase

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Feb. 9, 2011 - Sterling Planet, Inc., a leading national provider of renewable energy and other clean-energy assets, today announced that in 2011 it will supply Staples with renewable energy comprising 50 percent of Staples’ total U.S. electricity usage, more than double the company’s previous annual level.  

The Wind & the Willows: Renewable Energy Development in Inner Mongolia

One of the brightest spots in new renewable development is happening in an unexpected place—the steppes of Inner Mongolia
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Green-e Energy Certifies OneEnergy Renewables' OneEnergy Wind RECs

Pacific Northwest based OneEnergy Renewables' 100% domestic wind renewable energy certificate product now certified
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Center for Resource Solutions announced today that OneEnergy Renewables' new renewable energy certificate (REC) product "OneEnergy Wind RECs" is now Green-e Energy Certified. OneEnergy Renewables joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, the nation's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

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Center for Resource Solutions announced today that OneEnergy Renewables' new renewable energy certificate (REC) product "OneEnergy Wind RECs" is now Green-e Energy Certified. OneEnergy Renewables joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, the nation's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

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