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Whirlpool Corporation in Ottawa Going Wind Power

By Joseph Sharpe
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Whirlpool Corporation is continuing their efforts to think green when it comes to powering their manufacturing plants.

It's hard to miss, but there's a new 25 story wind turbine just down the road from the Ottawa Whirlpool Plant. This is the third Whirlpool operation in Ohio to use wind energy to partially power the plant. 

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Whirlpool Finishes Work on 1.5 MW Wind Turbine at Ottawa Plant

By Jonathan Monk
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OTTAWA, OH (WTOL) - The Whirlpool Corporation is "amping" up their promise to become a clean energy partner in our area. 

Last year, The Whirlpool corporation announcede two wind turbine projects, 3 turbines in Marion and a single turbine in Ottawa. The project cost $13.5 million, but it's part of an ongoing effort to help improve Whirlpool's local environmental impact.

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Designers Dream Up Near Future IOT Devices

From interconnected city vehicles to breadbox-sized family medical centers to augmented reality search windows, the future is wide open.
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"The Braun Clever Care Medical Coach not only stores all you medicines, but also syncs in your medical records and prescriptions straight from the doc’s office via GSM or Internet. It also provides a database to hold all medical records for the entire family.

Individual records for vaccines, screenings, visits to dentists, medical appointments etc. are earmarked on the built in calendar. You can set reminders for daily medical doses as well schedule future appointments or reminders via the system.

17 Facts About Wind Power

GM's first wind project will generate 34 megawatts of energy from 17 turbines. Here are 17 facts about wind energy and the company's latest renewable energy project.
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Today we announced the expansion of our renewable energy portfolio. GM has signed a power purchase agreement to procure 34 megawatts of wind energy to power four of our Mexico facilities. Thirty-four megawatts is a lot of power. So much, in fact, that it takes about 17 wind turbines to generate it. So we’ve pulled together 17 facts about wind energy and our latest renewable energy project.

How One TD Leader Made His Home Net Zero Energy

by Peter van Dijk, Senior Vice President, Finance, TD Bank group
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If I'm honest it started as a joke. It was April Fool's Day, and with a straight face I said to the guy who had installed the 40 solar panels on the roof of my home in Oakville, Ontario, that I would now like to have a wind turbine installed. I thought I'd be greeted with a look that said, "This one's a bit of a nutter," but instead Mihai gave me the name of a company that specialized in home wind turbines.

GE’s Ecomagination Lacks Eco and Imagination

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Remember back in 2005 when General Electric (GE) launched its Ecomagination initiative? Its purpose, as the liberal news site Grist put it at the time, was “to ramp up development of clean technologies and lighten the company’s Goliath-like environmental footprint.” A noble effort indeed.

GE & Urban Green Energy Install Wind-Powered Charging Station; Samsung Partners with FreeBalance; AT&T Promotes No-Texting While Driving Pledge - CSR Minute for August 24, 2012

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