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Analysis: Uneasy partners? VCs and wind

Analysis: Uneasy partners? VCs and wind

UNITED STATES: Venture capitalist (VC) funding is essential for many wind tech start-ups. However, two high-profile VC-funded US wind start-ups have folded over the last year, most notably Boulder Wind Power.

Bringing people and power together

Bringing people and power together

UNITED STATES: Shifting wind-generated power from far-flung projects to areas of high demand needs investment and agreement between different states and landowners. Clean Line Energy Partners president Michael Skelly talks about the challenges of moving electricity over long distances.

Wyoming wind on the long trail west

Wyoming wind on the long trail west

UNITED STATES: Two large-scale transmission projects are aiming to connect the power from the excellent wind resources of Wyoming, the US's least populous state, to the needs of California, the most populous, where there is a huge requirement for renewables-generated electricity.

WindEconomics: Cost of wind continues to fall

WindEconomics: Cost of wind continues to fall

WORLDWIDE: Wind turbine prices, project costs and purchase prices for the electricity produced in the US are continuing to move downwards. That is the conclusion reached in the US Department of Energy's 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report, published in August.


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United States - Emerging from bust cycle once more

UNITED STATES: The US's prospects for 2014 look good. The wind market is back in the growth phase of its rollercoaster response to decades of federal policy uncertainty.

Special reports

US wind industry - Special Report

US wind industry - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the major issues dominating the US wind market

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Windpower Offshore looks at operations and maintenance strategies that can help cut the cost of offshore wind energy as the sector continues to grow.

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Windpower Monthly looks at the continuing growth of wind power in Latin America as more countries prepare to build substantial capacity.

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