Monthly Archives: January 2013

2012 Was Hottest Ever in U.S.

The numbers are in: 2012, the year of a surreal March heat wave, a severe drought in the Corn Belt and a huge storm that caused broad devastation in the Middle Atlantic States, turns out to have been the hottest year ever recorded in the contiguous United States.

Q3 Wind Speeds Were Below Average In North America

AWS Truepower LLC  has released reviews of wind resource performance based on AWS Truepower’s long-term simulated wind resource data set. Third-quarter key findings indicate that wind speeds varied throughout these regions.

Congress extends wind energy tax credits for projects that start in 2013 — “Fiscal cliff” deal preserves America’s leading source of new electric generation

Congress has included the long-sought extension of wind energy tax credits in final passage of a bill to avert the “fiscal cliff” that now moves to President Obama for his expected signature.