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United States on a roll

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When a company like Shell starts negotiating hard for a stake in the

United States' wind power market then it's time for the world to sit up and take notice. A global oil giant does not change course without good reason, especially when that giant has repeatedly declared that its interest in wind is purely commercial. But as our focus on North America this month reveals, the rush to build new wind plant in the US is being driven by market forces. In other words, wind is so cheap and the potential profits so great that even a (former) oil company wants in.

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