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New NREL Data Suggests Wind Could Replace Coal as Nation’s Primary Generation Source

HE Featured on: Greentechmedia, REneweconomy, and The Energy Collective, CleanTechnica I have made some updates in response to feedback from commenters.  These can be identified by the red NOTE designator. By Clayton Handleman The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently … Continue reading

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Surprising Wind Energy Improvements Over Last 2 Years – Lower Cost and Increase Value

Here is an encouraging post that indicates that the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) and the Capacity Factor have improved substantially for wind power in the last two years.  This has resulted from improved turbine design.  Capacity factors for land … Continue reading

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