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Merkel opens Germany's first offshore wind farm

Germany's chancellor has inaugurated the country's first commercial offshore wind farm, promoting a key technology in its drive to replace unpopular nuclear power. Full story

Towering wind turbine arrives in Ohio from Europe

Ohio has gotten a sneak peek at what expanding wind power will look like near Lake Erie. Full story

Wind farm in works for Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are working with a Kansas company on a wind farm project, with the goal to have tribal operations completely powered by renewable energy, officials said Thursday. Full story

On The Call: General Electric

GE, the top wind turbine supplier in the U.S., saw demand for its turbines drop as low prices for natural gas made wind power more expensive in comparison. Full story

GE net income rises 77 percent in 1Q

Earnings at General Electric Co. rose 77 percent in the first quarter as its financial services business continued to rebound. But Wall Street was expecting stronger revenue from GE's industrial side and shares fell. Full story

First offshore U.S. wind farm construction starts soon

After years of delay, construction of what is expected to be the first U.S. offshore wind farm, located off Massachusetts' picturesque Nantucket Sound, could begin as early as this fall. Full story

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  Money-saving tech gadgets for the home

From smart thermostats to security cameras and even a wind turbine, Lou Manfredini, host of TV’s “House Smarts,” reveals which new innovations can help you run a more energy-efficient home.

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Wind turbines of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm operated by German energy supplier EnBW are pictured on May 2, 2011 in Zingst, northeastern Germany. The wind farm, 16 kilometres off Germany's northeastern Baltic coast, covers an area of around seven square kilometres , with 21 turbines set to supp

EnBW To Launch Offshore Windpark In Baltic Sea
EnBW To Launch Offshore Windpark In Baltic Sea

ZINGST, GERMANY - APRIL 29: Wind turbines stand in the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm on April 29, 2011 in the Baltic Sea near Zingst, Germany. Baltic 1, a project of German energy utility EnBW that includes 21 turbines rated at 2.3 megawatts each, will be Germany's first commercial offshore wind farm