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Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference marks 10 years promoting renewable energy

By Mike Loizzo, Nebraska Radio Network

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 those wind resources,” John Hansen, Nebraska Farmers Union president and conference co-chair, tells Nebraska Radio Network. Continue reading.


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Fortune 500’s, traditional utilities: Everyone is buying wind power

 By Tom Kiernan, CEO, American Wind Energy Association
Huffington Post Contributor

Our research team ran the numbers, and the wind industry’s third quarter results paint a clear picture: wind power is in high demand across all sectors of the electricity market. Look no further than American Electric Power’s (AEP) Wind Catcher project in Oklahoma, announced during the third quarter. It will be one of the world’s largest wind farms once completed. “There’s a rebalancing of the generation resources, not only in our company but in this country, that’s going on,” said Nick Akins, the chief executive of AEP. “This project is consistent with our strategy of investing in the energy resources of the future, and it will save our customers money while providing economic benefits to communities.”

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