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WAKEFIELD, Neb. — A new Facebook supported wind farm being built in Dixon County should give local residents a few million reasons to like it.The upcoming Rattlesnake Creek Wind Project will distribute $80 million in property tax and landowners...
Construction has begun on a wind farm that will supply 100 percent of the power required to operate a Facebook data center in Papillion, Nebraska. The Rattlesnake Creek wind farm in Dixon County, Nebraska, will have a capacity of 320...
Solar and wind are becoming victims of their own success. With power from utilities’ photovoltaic panels and wind turbines now cheaper than at any point in history, they’re beating out almost every conventional fossil fuel source including natural gas...
Wind energy in Nebraska has grown from roughly 80 megawatts a decade ago to more than 1300 megawatts now. “Nebraska has, without a doubt, world-class wind resources, so it makes sense for us, as a state, to take advantage of...
President Trump’s energy agenda is under attack in his push to help coal, nuclear power, and renewable fuels. It's not surprising that opposition comes from the Left, but it's also coming from the president's most ardent supporters in the...
The wind industry breathed a sigh of relief Thursday night when the U.S. Senate’s proposed overhaul of the tax system avoided cutting into a subsidy relished by wind developers and utilities.But at the same time, a handful of lawmakers...
On a blustery autumn afternoon, the blades of a slim, 29-foot-tall wind turbine turned briskly outside Lanier Middle School. The turbine, which also has a solar panel, lights a small street lamp. But there’s something much more powerful going...
Wind and solar keep falling in price—each fell 6 percent in 2016. That fall was not as big as the two previous years, but there is every reason to expect price drops much bigger in coming years, as new technology...
France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewables arm of EDF Group, connected 350 megawatts of renewable capacity in Brazil through the Pirapora solar photovoltaic (PV) project and the Ventos da Bahia wind farm to the nation’s power grid. The company said Wednesday...
GE has partnered with the Green Investment Group to "deliver and operate" 650 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind in Sweden. In an announcement Tuesday, GE said that the Markbygden ETT wind farm, in the north of the country, would be...
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