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Wind Power in the U.S. – still quietly making an impact

Friday, January 1st, 2016

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Tweet President Obama passed the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind power which will extend the credit for the next 5 years. The Production Tax Credit (PTC) is a federal incentive which provides financial support for the development of renewable energy facilities. The importance of the Production Tax credit Proponent’s feared failure to extend the […]

Ultra Capacitors in alternative energy applications

Monday, March 19th, 2012

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Tweet Ultra-capacitors (or Super- capacitors) have been getting   attention recently for their use in alternative energy applications.  For my readers are unfamiliar with this technology capacitors  are used in electric devices to store energy. The energy is stored once a power source is connected to the capacitor by depositing a charge onto its two opposing […]

The prognosis of Off shore wind power in China

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

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Tweet I just read an article in offshorewindpowerasia.com which discussed how    China  will increase its collective grid-connected installed wind-power capacity to 55GW this year and boost its cumulative installed wind-power capacity to 100 GW by 2015. By 2020, the country plans to have 200 GW of installed capacity. Off shore wind will be a major […]

What are we doing to the wind power industry?

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

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Tweet I was reading an article online the other day and was stunned to find out Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems was making preparations in the event the Production Tax Credit expired at the end of the calendar year 2012. A Production Tax Credit (PTC) provides a 2.2-cent per kilowatt-hour (kWh) benefit for the first ten […]