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Work Crew Installs Solar Power Panels In Santa Monica

The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance,… Keep reading →

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… Will blow you away. This week, 150 students at 10 universities across the U.S. competed in the Collegiate Wind Competition, which took place at the American Wind Energy Association’s annual conference. Over the course of three intense days, the students put their wind turbines through rigorous performance testing, crafted their own business plans and pitched… Keep reading →

Penn State Thumps Up

Yesterday in Las Vegas, the Energy Department announced Pennsylvania State University as the winner of the inaugural Collegiate Wind Competition. The clean energy and STEM-focused competition challenges more than 150 students at 10 universities across the country to design, test and build a small wind turbine. Over the course of three intense days at the American Wind… Keep reading →

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The latest blog in our “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…” series is brought to you by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Be sure to check back for more entries soon. 10. Offshore Wind Resources Are Abundant: Offshore wind has the potential to deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities… Keep reading →

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How does Demand Response reduce electricity use? from Environmental Defense Fund Clean energy resources, like wind, solar, and energy efficiency, have certain key advantages over traditional, fossil fuel-based resources: they don’t require expensive, polluting fuels or large capital investment, consume little to no water, generate negligible carbon emissions, and are easily scalable. To take full advantage of… Keep reading →

Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Nears Completion

The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance,… Keep reading →

Wisconsin Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Would Cripple Wind Energy In State

A new report by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory analyzes the effects the production tax credit (PTC) could have on the continued growth of wind power and, in turn, on the domestic wind energy manufacturing industry. The report notes that the PTC has been critical to the development of the wind power industry and… Keep reading →

Storm Eases Over Windfarms

Last week The Pew Charitable Trusts released their “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?: 2013 Edition“. This report examined the investments made globally in the renewable energy sector, as well as the breakdown of new renewable power generation capacity added. These are important and interesting trends to follow as the renewable energy sector continues to… Keep reading →

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Thousands of clean energy conferences are held every year across the United States. A quick Google search revealed over 1.5 million results for 2014 alone. That’s why, starting this month, in an effort to save our readers time, the Energy Exchange will be endeavoring to round up a monthly list of some of the top… Keep reading →

Altmaier Visits Enercon Wind Turbine Factory

The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance,… Keep reading →

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