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Carl Levesque's Articles

- January 30, 2014

'Near Unanimous Support': Kansas Sends a Renewable-energy Message to America

News out of the heart of America’s Heartland reminds us all of just how much America loves renewable energy.

- January 10, 2014

Familiar Holiday Wind Rush a Little Different This Year

If you’ve been around wind energy a little while, you know that it’s not unusual for the industry to rev up in the fourth quarter of a given year. The industry turned a little frenetic...

- July 22, 2013

Vestas Joins DOE, Texas Tech to Break Ground on Unique Wind Research Facility

The never-ending push to improve the fundamentals of wind turbines, which have become many times stronger and more efficient through the years, continues.

- April 29, 2013

Georgia Power to Acquire 250 MW of Wind; Underscores Strategy of Portfolio Diversity

Another Southern Company utility now has wind energy in its portfolio.

- March 18, 2013

Wind Now 10% of Electricity in Nine States, Over 20% in Iowa, South Dakota

Impressive numbers from the wind industry's record-breaking 2012 continued to come out this week with the news that American wind power generation shot up 17 percent last year, producing...

- March 13, 2013

Low Natural Gas Prices Haven't Detracted from Wind's Hedge Appeal, Says LBNL

Even with recent declines in natural gas prices resulting from the expansion of shale gas production, wind power proves to be beneficial for its ability to give buyers long-term price...

- October 15, 2012

Alabama Power Wants More Affordable Wind Power

Alabama Power Co. said recently that it has received approval from the Alabama Public Service Commission to purchase more electricity from Midwestern wind projects. A new purchase of...

- August 27, 2012

Recap: U.S. Wind Energy Layoffs Continue in Colorado, Iowa as Federal Policy Uncertainty Continues

More jobs in American wind power were lost this week, this time in manufacturing facilities in Colorado and Iowa, in the absence of a policy signal only Congress can provide: extension...

- August 20, 2012

DOE Wind Report: 67 Percent Domestic Content in Wind Turbines

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) latest annual report for wind power depicts an energy source being threatened by policy uncertainty — yet one that is now conventional, driven...

- July 31, 2012

Small Wind Profile: Two Wind Turbines Supply Electricity to U.S. Border Station

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the U.S. initiated a program to expand and upgrade its border stations with Canada and Mexico. Federal agencies have aggressive clean energy...

Carl Levesque

Carl Levesque

Carl is Editor & Publications Manager at the American Wind Energy Association, where has worked since 2006. At AWEA he oversees AWEA's online and print publications including the Wind Energy Weekly, Windpower Update, and other products....

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