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China Doubles Wind Capacity [UPDATE]

In 2009 China’s installed wind capacity more than doubled to 25.9 gigawatts and overtook Germany (25.8 gigawatts)� for second place in terms of total wind installed capacity. The U.S., with 35.15 gigawatts, is in first place. Last year China added 13,732 megawatts in new wind capacity. The U.S. added 9,922 megawatts and Germany 1,880 megawatts.

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The Mega-Big Chinese Clean Tech Market, Talk About Opportunity!

Remember the Beijing Olympics? A little more than a year ago the question driving the media cycle in the months and days leading to the games was the city’s endemic pollution and whether authorities would ever be able to provide some crucial clean air to the athletes competing there. So, what did Chinese authorities do?…

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GE�s Energy Infrastructure Profits up 17 Percent for Q2

The industrial giant’s overall profitability took a nosedive in the second quarter but energy infrastructure profits increased 17 percent over Q2 2008 to $1.79 billion, despite a small dip in revenues.

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China to Break Ground on Massive Wind Farm

China is set to begin construction on a massive wind generation project located in the northwestern part of the country, which could produce about 5 gigawatts of power by next year and 20 gigawatts by 2020. The installation in Gansu Province, known as the “Three Gorges of Wind Power,” is expected to cost more than…

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Wind power: Iowa overtakes California in wind power generation capacity

Iowa, with 2,791 megawatts in installed wind-generation capacity, has surpassed California (2,517 megawatts) in installed wind power, according to a report released today by the American Wind Energy Association. Despite having one of the country’s most aggressive green agenda, California aims to get 33% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, that effort has…

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