Category: Wind Energy

EDF Renewable Energy Expands with New Acquisition

EDF Renewable Energy, the firm building the Great Western wind farm in northwest Oklahoma has just acquired Global Resource Options, Inc, a privately owned company that provides development and turnkey engineering, procurement and construction. It allows EDF to expand further into other renewable energy forms. The acquisition, according to the announcement by EDF makes it …

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Survey Finds Majority of Oklahomans Support Wind Tax Credits

A new poll by a group called the Family Business Coalition adds fuel to the fiery-debate over efforts in the Oklahoma legislature to eliminate tax credits for the state’s wind industry. The Coalition says its recent poll of likely Oklahoma voters found 76% favor keeping or increasing the tax credits while only 16 percent support …

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Warren Buffet’s $3.6 Billion Wind Farm Plan in Iowa

Billionare Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway has decided to invest billions more into the wind industry, coming up with a $3.6 billion plan in the state of Iowa. It’s there Buffet’s MidAmerican Energy will build a massive wind farm with the capacity o…

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Legislators to be Lobbied during Wind Day at State Capitol on Tuesday

Tuesday will be Wind Day at the State Capitol where wind industry developers, vendors and advocates will gather to convince state legislators of the benefits of the wind farms across the state and that perhaps tax credits for the industry should not be…

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Appeals Court Rejects Man Convicted of Wind Farm Scam

The Denver federal appeals court has ruled against a Salt Lake City man convicted of bilking investors out of more than $4 million in a phony wind farm business. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals turned down the appeal of Robert Reed of who is ser…

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OKC Mayor Cornett Joins Fight Against Wind Rebates

Laying out at least one side of the fight over wind industry rebates opposed by the state’s oil and gas industry, Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller discusses the issue he titled “Gone with the Wind” in his monthly Oklahoma Economic Report.
The report also…

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EDF Named Nation’s Leader in Wind-Powered Electricity

While EDF Renewable Energy is in the process of construction of of its Great Western Wind Project in northwest Oklahoma, the company is also the nation’s leader in the market share for the development of new wind energy capacity additions in 2015. The …

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Energy Department Supports $2.5 billion Wind Power Project in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee

Even as Oklahoma City billboards attack the wind industry and its tax credits in Oklahoma, the U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz says the Department of Energy will take part in the development of a $2.5 billion project to deliver wind-powered elect…

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Wind Coalition Responds to Billboard Attacks with Robocall Campaign

What started as a billboard campaign waged by an oil and gas group against the wind credits for the wind industry in Oklahoma turned into a robocall campaign led by the Wind Coalition in response to the attack by the oil industry.
“Hi I’m Jeff Clark w…

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Wind Group Boasts of $10 million Paid Annually to Oklahomans

While an oil and gas group is in the midst of a billboard campaign against wind industry tax credits in Oklahoma, the American Wind Energy Association is out with a report showing that more than $10 million a year is paid by wind farm operators to Okla…

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