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$3.7M grant awarded to Lake Erie wind turbine project

Lake Erie

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $3.7 million grant to a company doing engineering work on a proposed wind turbine project in Lake Erie. Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. is aiming to build a 20-megawatt demonstration wind farm in the lake northwest of downtown Cleveland. Current cost estimates are between $120 million and $128 million. ...

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T. Boone Pickens: American energy independence in sight

Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media American energy tycoon, T. Boone Pickens recently showed up on CNBC to speak about how or if America could completely eradicate OPEC oil from coming to the US market. At one time, America consumed 7 million barrels of OPEC oil a day. Now Pickens says, “We’re down to 4 million barrels a day of ...

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Scientists in Texas Panhandle try to build a better wind turbine


By JAMES OSBORNE On a flat stretch of ranchland, a lone wind turbine spins in the steady winds sweeping across the Texas Panhandle. For the next six months, scientists will record the power it generates relative to the wind. At the end they will report back to their client, a small wind power company in Oregon, whether the turbine is ...

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