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Chinese Partner In Controversial U.S. Wind Project In Search of Good Will

A-Power Systems, the Chinese wind turbine supplier that is partnering with other Chinese and U.S. companies to build a 600 megawatts wind farm in West Texas, is traveling to Dallas next week for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) annual conference.

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The Week In Green Energy: Tracking The Green Dollar

Week of April 12 – to – April 16, 2010 This week, industry groups released�a slew of optimistic reports that highlighted the robust health of the U.S. clean energy sector. In 2009, U.S. solar capacity grew by 29 percent, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association. Wind, according to the American Wind Energy Association, was…

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This Week In Green Energy: Ontario Green

Week of April 5 – to – April 9, 2010 This week, Ontario issued some $8 billion in new renewable energy contracts as part of the province’s year-old feed-in tariff program. Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has pioneered the use of cleantech as a catalyst to create a “green collar economy.” Besides the feed-in tariff…

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Group of Democratic Senators Want To Halt Construction of Chinese-Funded Wind Farm

It turns out we were wrong. Last November Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) shook the renewable energy world when he demanded that the Obama administration cut stimulus funding to what could be the first Chinese-owned U.S. wind farm.�Schumer argued that the $1.5 billion, 600 megawatts project developed by China�s A-Power Energy Group, should not get stimulus…

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AWEA Responds to �Blown Away,� Calling it �Fictional�

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has called the ABC/American University Investigative Reporting Workshop report that found green stimulus dollars are flowing overseas �a fictional account.�

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