THE DIRT Thwarted plans
I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind.
I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un... Posted on 5/16/13 at 3:46 PM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading.
For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra... Posted on 4/23/13 at 1:40 PM
NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE Wind Lessons Make Big Impression
Bottineau County elementary school students havediscovered a simple saltine cracker can teach them aboutwind energy.
These youngsters were among about 4,100 North Dakota students who joined millions... Posted on 2/15/12 at 9:10 AM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The Wind Has a Message
I generally keep chocolate around in case of an emergency, and today I opened up the foil on a fortune chocolate. That's what I call those little individually-wrapped bite-sized portions of chocolate ... Posted on 1/24/12 at 6:22 PM
CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo. (AP) — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.
Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
, May 14, 2013
Officials in West Fargo say that the company that bought the old DMI wind turbine plant will use the facility to build 100,000-gallon storage vessels for energy industry products such as propane, water and anhydrous.
The extensions of the production tax credit for renewable energy passed as part of the agreements averting the fiscal cliff may bring wind farm construction to the Courtenay area this year, according to Betsy Engelking, vice president of Geronimo Wind Energy.
A last-minute, one-year extension of a wind energy subsidy could save thousands of jobs nationwide, according to an industry group, but officials in North Dakota are waiting to see what its effect will be on jobs here.
By Christopher Bjorke, Forum News Service
, January 04, 2013
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