Blog Archive — June 2012

Real Energy, Real Jobs

The employment gains from wind power are described in an article that ran this past Thursday on CSRwire, a blog hosted by The Corporate Social Responsibility Network. 

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NREL Study: Renewable Energy Can Provide 80% of U.S. Power by 2050

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has just released a study of enormous importance, affirming that we can draw 80% of our electricity from renewable power sources by mid-century, using presently available technologies and a more flexible grid. 

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Kansas Public Radio brings Harvest the Wind to the Sunflower State

Veteran Kansas radio journalist Richard Baker brought Harvest the Wind to Sunflower State listeners via his weekly public affairs program, "Perspective."  You'll find a podcast of this show by clicking on "The Promise of Wind Energy" on the K-State Research and Extension's "Perspective" website.

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Harvest the Wind on NPR's Living on Earth

This week's Living on Earth, a show that airs on more than 270 public radio stations across the country, features an interview about Harvest the Wind with host and executive producer Steve Curwood.  The interview took place in the Living on Earth studio, just footsteps away from Somerville's Davis Square T station.

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America's wind potential featured in Audubon Magazine

Ever wonder just how much good-quality wind we could tap in America, on land and at sea?  On May 30, Audubon featured an excerpt from Harvest the Wind addressing this question in its on-line magazine, under the title, "The Path to Cleaner Energy."

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Peter Lehner of NRDC highlights human side of Harvest the Wind

In his review, Natural Resources Defense Council executive director does a beautiful job capturing the heart and soul of Harvest the Wind: the people whose lives have been changed for the better by the development of wind power. 

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