Posts Tagged ‘harnessing’

Oklahoma senator: Harnessing our homegrown power

I think all Oklahomans can attest to the truth of this famous quote from our state's favorite son. The weather is as much a part of our story as the generations of hard-working people who built our communities. View full post on Wind Power News

The Country Life: Harnessing the power of the wind – or not

Wind and solar energy systems are represented outside the Falcon offices of Mountain View Electric Association Inc. Bill Radford/The Gazette When I moved to the countryside east of Colorado Springs, I was told to expect wind – a lot of it. There’s not much to block it on the prairie. View full post on Wind […]

Why is Hewlett Packard harnessing wind power?

Hewlett Packard announced on Tuesday a purchase agreement with SunEdison for wind energy to power its five data centers in Texas. The IT company announced a 12-year contract on Tuesday to buy 112 megawatts from a wind farm in Texas being developed by SunEdison. View full post on Wind Power News

Xcel harnessing wind energy, but not on Western Slope

Wind is the biggest source of renewable energy in Xcel Energy’s Colorado service area, though none of it is generated on the Western Slope. That’s unlikely to change, Fred Eggleston, West Slope manager for Xcel, told the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce energy briefing on Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News