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Category: Renewable Energy :: Wind
Last updated: Apr 18 2019 04:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Winter storm left costly damage in southern Minnesota 18.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The electricity is back on for nearly all of the thousands of Minnesotans who lost power after last week's late winter storm. Now, work is beginning to tally up the costs of the blizzard that pummeled much of the state with ice, snow and wind.
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Photos: April snowstorm impacts Minnesota 12.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For the second year in a row, an April snowstorm dumped heavy wet snow across much of the state.
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Winds roar; snow heavy in western, northern MN; wintry mix in metro 11.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A strong low-pressure system is generating window-rattling winds as it spins snow, sleet and rain across Minnesota and western Wisconsin Thursday. A few thunderstorms and some areas of thundersnow have also been reported. A wind gust of 57 knots (65.6 mph) was measured at Holman Field airport in St. Paul around 9 a.m.: Thankfully, it…
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Snow, howling winds make travel difficult across much of Minnesota 11.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
School districts, including Minneapolis and St. Paul, have canceled classes Thursday. Blizzard warnings continue for much of western and central Minnesota until Friday morning. Snow is expected to continue falling across much of the state until Friday night.
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Strong winds knock out power and topple trees across Southern California 10.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Thousands of Angelenos remained without power Wednesday after strong winds whipped through Southern California overnight, toppling trees and power lines and leaving streets littered with debris.

About 33,000 customers in the Hollywood Hills, South L.A., Koreatown, Mid-Wilshire, Fairfax, Silver...

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Wind knocks out power for thousands of residents in L.A. County 10.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Thousands of residents were left without power Tuesday evening after strong winds blew through the Southland, snapping tree branches that wreaked havoc on streets, rooftops and power lines.

Using #LAWind, some residents reminisced on social media about scenes from the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz,”...

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Explaining Wind Power to Donald Trump 9.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Trump’s own Department of Energy credits existing wind power with a positive “annual economic impact” of $20 billion in the U.S.
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Bernie Sanders Video Mocks Trump Over Wind Turbines 9.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Senator Bernie Sanders took the president's wind turbine comments to task in a video posted on Instagram.
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Denver weather: Sunny skies, warm temps make way for snow later this week 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The weekend weather is wrapping up with mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures on Sunday, though high wind gusts are expected over the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.
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Why Does Donald Trump Hate Wind? 5.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The irony of Trump’s weaponized stupidity is that it hurts rural communities and red states benefiting from wind power.
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Chelsea Handler Rips Trump for Windmill Cancer Claim 5.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The backlash against Donald Trump's claim that wind-power turbines can cause cancer continues.
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Democrat Worried With 'Windmills Cause Cancer' Trending 5.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I just want to clarify for them," the Democratic congressman said, "Windmills don't actually cause cancer.”
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'WindmillsCauseCancer': Best Tweets Mocking Trump 5.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Following President Trump's cancerous claims against windmills on Tuesday, Twitter erupted in humorous clap-backs and raised support for "Windmill Noise Cancer Awareness Day" under the hashtag "WindmillsCauseCancer." 
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Video: Stephen Colbert Takes on Trump's Windmill Claims 4.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Colbert was responding to a speech the president made at a National Republican Congressional Committee claiming wind turbines cause cancer.
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How state power regulators are making utilities account for the costs of climate change 4.4.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
State-level politicians are taking climate action into their own hanfs.
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Do Windmills Cause Cancer? Trump Renews Anti-Wind Fight 3.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Trump also claimed that wind turbines force down the value of nearby properties and kill huge numbers of birds.
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Why Clif Bar created a multimillion-dollar fund to help farmers invest in resilience 1.4.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The first focus: helping organics operations become hosts for wind turbines.
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Donald Trump on Wind Power Is ‘Malicious Ignorance’ 29.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president has repeatedly joked that TVs would cut out if the U.S. used wind as a source of renewable energy.
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Companies organize to make it easier to buy renewable energy 28.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Walmart, GM, Google, Johnson & Johnson and other corporations are forming a trade organization to promote the interests of renewable energy buyers. The group hopes to remove barriers to going green.
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Trump Attacks Wind Energy as 'It Only Blows Sometimes' 28.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“[It] wouldn’t have worked by the way because it only blows sometimes and lots of problems come about,” Trump asserted.
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