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A massive offshore wind farm planned for Cape Cod that has generated fierce political and legal controversy has cleared all federal and state regulatory hurdles.

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Wind industry pulled in to candidates' debate on outsourcingupdated: Wed Jul 11 2012 21:47:00

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is attempting to flip attacks on his business record by accusing the Obama administration of shipping American jobs overseas, but experts in the industry he's singling out say the truth is more complicated.

Trump threatens to sue Scotlandupdated: Thu May 03 2012 11:15:00

Donald Trump threatens to sue Scottish authorities if plans to build a wind farm near his Links course go ahead

Trump threatens to sue Scotland over wind farm planupdated: Thu May 03 2012 11:15:00

It was Donald Trump's long-held dream. To build the best links golf course in the world in Scotland, as a tribute to his late mother who was born in the country.

Wind turbine creates water from thin airupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 06:09:00

Wind turbines have long produced renewable energy but a French engineering firm has discovered another eco-purpose for the towering structures.

Blowing in the wind? Trump threatens to ditch $1B Scottish golf resortupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 06:38:00

When the first sod was laid on Donald Trump's billion-dollar championship golf resort in Scotland last April, few people could have predicted that less than a year later the whole project would be under threat.

CNNMoney: Dumping China for American job shopsupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 10:30:00

U.S. small businesses that initially rushed to Chinese factories to get their products made are now dumping them for American manufacturers.

The Middle East's leaders of the future?updated: Thu Sep 15 2011 06:07:00

2011 has been a year for young people in the Middle East and North Africa.

Obama: 'Pass it immediately'updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 10:14:00

President Obama calls for Congress to act for the American people as he sends the American jobs act today.

Obama energy policy raises costs, limits jobsupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 10:14:00

For decades, political commentators have been lamenting America's lack of an energy policy. That's no longer true. Under Barack Obama, the U.S. has adopted a very clear energy policy: obstruct and even vilify the coal, oil and natural gas industries while lavishing subsidies on unreliable and expensive sources like solar, biofuels and wind energy.

Wind powers new energy ageupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 05:57:00

CNN's Ayesha Durgahee meets Dale Vince, CEO of Ecotricity, one of the UK's leading wind energy providers.

Former hippy speeds into new energy ageupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 05:57:00

It looks flash, goes faster than a V12 Ferrari, but this is no ordinary gas-guzzling sports car says its creator, Dale Vince.

Unlikely allies? Wind and natural gas team upupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 10:21:00

It may seem like an odd partnership, but the natural gas industry and the wind industry may join forces.

CNNMoney: Made with wind power, now brandedupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 13:58:00

The wind power industry unveiled a new standard Wednesday that will qualify products to get its WindMade consumer logo.

Chavez mocks missile base reportsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 22:07:00

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez mocked reports that his country is building missile launchers in its territory with the help of Iran.

Obama touts links between clean energy, education and economyupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 18:32:00

President Barack Obama linked clean energy, education, economic growth and budget negotiations on Wednesday in urging workers at a wind turbine company to continue shaping the nation's future.

CNNMoney: Google's massive undersea power spineupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 13:57:00

Google is helping build a massive undersea power cable along the East Coast that's designed to ferry clean power from offshore wind farms to the country's most populous region.

Japan and energy: What's the alternative?updated: Wed Mar 30 2011 23:10:00

As Japan's earthquake and tsunami ripped through the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the wind turbines at nearby Takine Ojiroi Wind Farm did what they were designed to do: They swayed, they stopped, and they electronically checked themselves.

How long will radiation remain in Japan?updated: Wed Mar 30 2011 23:10:00

CNN's Anna Coren looks at the continuing problems caused by the damaged nuclear power plant in Japan.

Fortune: Why the U.S. can't abandon the nuclear renaissanceupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 10:25:00

The devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami last week has claimed an untold number of Japanese victims, but there's one casualty in the U.S. that won't go down without a fight: the nuclear power industry. The resulting damage to one of Japan's nuclear power plants has resurrected old debates about the safety and soundness of nuclear technology and its ability to be used as a viable power source.

Obama touts clean energy a day after State of the Union speechupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 16:24:00

President Barack Obama toured solar and wind energy companies in Wisconsin on Wednesday, touting the clean energy products made and jobs created there as examples of the kind of innovation America needs to compete globally in the 21st century.

CNNMoney: New wind power technology: Offshore, stealth turbinesupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 15:17:00

Stealth technology for wind turbines is just one of the latest examples of advances in wind power that aim to make the renewable resource more competitive with fossil fuels.

Massachusetts OK power deal in another win for offshore wind projectupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 00:11:00

The nation's first proposed offshore wind farm got another big boost Monday, when Massachusetts' utility regulator approved a 15-year power purchase between the project's developer and its first client, National Grid.

CNNMoney: Wind energy, solar power face cloudy futureupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 14:09:00

After years of rapid growth and darling status among many in Washington, the future of the American renewable energy industry is uncertain.

CNNMoney: Robot cars: Google searches for next Androidupdated: Thu Nov 04 2010 10:31:00

When Google bought Android in 2005, pretty much everyone thought the search company was crazy.

CNNMoney: Google to help build East Coast wind farmupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 10:57:00

Google is investing in a new wind farm power grid to be located off the East Coast of the United States.

World's largest offshore wind farm opensupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 03:54:00

CNN's Jim Boulden travels out to sea to witness the opening of the world's largest wind farm.

World's largest offshore wind farm opens in UKupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 03:54:00

The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year.

CNNMoney: China winning renewable energy raceupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 12:00:00

Five miles off the coast of Shanghai, the Chinese recently completed the country's first offshore wind farm.

CNNMoney: Europe's solar eclipseupdated: Thu May 20 2010 12:49:00

"The sunshine bores the daylights out of me."

U.S. gets first offshore windfarmupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 11:28:00

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approves a controversial wind project on Nantucket Sound.

The wind man who beat Cape Cod's eliteupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 11:28:00

Jim Gordon struggles to lift a book. It's 4,000 pages, more than a foot thick and one of the dozens of government reports over the last decade assessing the nation's first offshore wind farm.

Nation's first offshore wind farm approved for Nantucket Soundupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 20:13:00

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday approved the nation's first offshore wind farm, signing off on a project that has bitterly divided Cape Cod over the last nine years.

The Wonder of Windupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 17:08:00

On the first stop of his tour of the Midwest, President Obama stresses energy security is a top priority.

Obama pushes wind power in Iowa visitupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 17:08:00

President Obama took his renewable energy push to the heartland Tuesday, trumpeting the merits of wind power during a visit to the state that launched him on the road to the White House a little over two years ago.

Nine-year wind farm fight splits Cape Codupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 12:52:00

The Rev. William Eddy stands at the bow of his 53-foot sailboat nestled in the postcard setting of Cape Cod.

In the field: Wind powers ahead in blustery Denmarkupdated: Sun Mar 07 2010 22:34:00

There is an undeniable excitement attached to the launch of a new series. With the rough brief being that Earth's Frontiers was to be an environmental show, a host of warm and exotic locations sprang to mind.

Denmark's wind powerupdated: Sun Mar 07 2010 22:34:00

Earth's Frontiers meets the people responsible for supplying 20 percent of Denmark's electricity through wind power.

NAACP president: Van Jones a misunderstood treasureupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 14:14:00

Van Jones is an American treasure.

NAACP to honor Van Jonesupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 14:14:00

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux talks to NAACP President Benjamin Jealous about honoring a White House official who resigned.

Nuclear power is too riskyupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 16:27:00

If our nation wants to reduce global warming, air pollution and energy instability, we should invest only in the best energy options. Nuclear energy isn't one of them.

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