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US taxpayers giving $4B to foreign firms for green energy projects, study says

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/01/17/us-taxpayers-giving-4b-to-foreign-firms-for-green-energy-projects-study-says/#ixzz2IFkMYsum Published January 17, 2013 FoxNews.com U.S. taxpayers have forked over nearly $4 billion to foreign-owned companies as part of a stimulus program that pays cash grants to green-energy firms, according to a newly released congressional report. The report from Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee charged that the Treasury Department-administered program has … Continue reading

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Wind Farm Called Giant Pain in the Neck

http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/10/30/51797.htm  By MARLENE KENNEDY       ALBANY, N.Y. (CN) – Dozens of neighbors of a $200 million wind farm sued the companies behind it, claiming noise and lights give them migraines, make them nervous and keep them up at night. Read Courthouse News’ Environmental Law Review. Their dogs bark too much, dairy cows are less … Continue reading

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Iberdrola shifts US focus to networks, not planning renewables sales

http://www.snl.com/Interactivex/article.aspx?CdId=A-16520770-12849 November 27, 2012 11:55 AM ET By Abby Gruen Tools Related Companies Iberdrola SA Vizcaya, Spain Iberdrola USA Inc. New Gloucester, Maine Users Also Read Central Maine Power starts construction on new transmission line – Thursday, February 07, 2013 11:36 AM Maine Natural Gas inks agreement for construction of gas pipeline – Friday, March 08, 2013 7:33 … Continue reading

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Most wind grants go to overseas firms

http://investigativereportingworkshop.org/investigations/wind-energy-funds-going-overseas/story/most-wind-grants-go-overseas-firms/ BY RUSS CHOMA Monday, February 8th, 2010  ShareThis One of the major selling points of President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus plan was that it would put the economy back on track partly by investing in renewable energy industries, like wind and solar. The president and many other advocates of alternative energy argue that an … Continue reading

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IBERDROLA’S SAFETY RECORD IN QUESTION

http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/11013 September 2012 Articles Green Living blades energy environment wind farm wind turbine problems By Miriam Raftery September 12, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) — Iberdrola Renewables states on its website that “Iberdrola strives to offer its energy supply and to carry out the other activities undertaken by the Group within a safe and reliable … Continue reading