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Headwinds

Fury, frustration, even tears from proposed Seneca Wind project in Ohio Wind farms can be immensely beneficial as a renewable energy source. But local turnouts like those at this week’s continuing debate in Tiffin, Ohio show that they are sometimes viewed as an imposition to residents. Around 500 residents were reported to have shown up […]

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Batter Up

World’s largest battery goes online in Australia In what some consider a landmark achievement for renewable energy, the world’s largest battery went online Monday in Australia. Hornsdale Power Reserve, in the state of South Australia, features the world’s largest lithium-ion battery, used to provide power to huge wind turbines. The project—a joint venture between French […]

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Google makes deal with wind farm developer

Google has agreed to buy the entire 240 MW output of a wind farm outside Amarillo, Tex, Alistair Barr from USA Today reports. The wind farm is currently owned by a small, Native American firm called Chermac Energy and is expected to start producing energy in late 2014. This is Google’s fifth long-term energy agreement of this […]

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