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How Did 2016 Fare For U.S. Energy Employment?

Changes in America’s energy profile are affecting national employment in key sectors of the economy, explains a new report from the U.S. Department of...

Trump’s New Pick For DOE Secretary Faces Backlash

To the dismay of several clean energy and environmental groups, President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly appointing former Texas Gov. Rick Perry head of the...

DOE: The Falling Prices And Climbing Deployment Of Clean Technologies

A recent DOE report highlighting the accelerated deployment of clean energy technologies, including wind turbines, states that land-based wind accounted for 41% of all new capacity brought online in 2015.

Senate Passes Amendment To Restore DOE Wind Research Funding

The U.S. Senate has passed a bipartisan amendment to restore wind energy research funding for fiscal year 2017 to the level provided for the...

Six Years Later, Clean Line’s Wind Transmission Project Gains DOE Approval

The $2.5 billion project, funded completely by private investment, would deliver about 4 GW of power to more than 1 million homes.

BOEM Approves Virginia’s Offshore Wind Research Activities Plan

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced its approval of the first wind energy Research Activities Plan (RAP) for a facility to...

Landowners Reap $222 Million Windfall From U.S. Wind Industry

The U.S. wind industry is paying $222 million a year to farming families and other rural landowners, according to new data released by the...

Folding Blade Design Could Allow For 50 MW Turbines

A new design for gigantic wind turbine blades longer than two football fields could help bring offshore 50 MW wind turbines to the U.S....

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