Theoildrum.Com: Domain DB Profile

This profile page summarizes all known activity of the domain Theoildrum.Com related to Wind Power. This domain may have published content supporting this topic, against it, or in a separate context: this biographical entry simply demarks this domain as having published content suggesting contextual association with Wind Power.

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All Media Count   125
News Count (W/Clustered)   107 (85.60%)
Distinct Stories   104
Blog Count   12 (9.60%)
Tweet Count   5 (4.00%)
Shared Tweet Count   4
Links Tweeted   0
Combined Tone   0.93
Combined Polarization   7.12
Combined Activity   1.42
Combined Personalization   1.42
News Tone   0.99
Blog Tone   0.53
Tweet Tone   0.69
First Seen   5/4/2009
Last Seen   9/5/2013
News/Social Ratio  85.60%
Attention/Loyalty  102 / 2981 days (3.42%)
Domain Type   Blog
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Category Breakdown
Articles on this domain fall into the following system categories:

21.01% (25)
11.76% (14)
93.28% (111)
98.32% (117)

Related Countries
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Related People

The following names occur in articles from this domain:

Richard Heinberg   10.40% (13)
Alan Alan   5.60% (7)
Goldman Sachs   5.60% (7)
Cutler Cleveland   5.60% (7)
Lawrence Berkeley   4.80% (6)

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Related Organizations

The following organizations occur in articles from this domain:

Oil Drum   44.80% (56)
Peak Oil   32.00% (40)
International Energy Agency   14.40% (18)
Energy Sites Environment   12.80% (16)
World Bank   11.20% (14)

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Related Worldwide Cities

The following cities worldwide occur in articles from this domain:

North Sea, Oceans (General), Oceans   16.00% (20)
London, London, City Of, United Kingdom   16.00% (20)
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States   12.00% (15)
Beijing, Beijing, China   10.40% (13)
Rome, Lazio, Italy   9.60% (12)

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Related Countries
The following countries occur in articles from this domain:
United States   21.60% (99)
China   21.60% (75)
United Kingdom   21.60% (73)
Germany   21.60% (55)
Canada   21.60% (54)

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Related Global Regions

The following regions worldwide occur in articles from this domain:

United Kingdom (General), United Kingdom   22.40% (28)
Oceans (General), Oceans   14.40% (18)
London, City Of, United Kingdom   12.80% (16)
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany   12.80% (16)
Indonesia (General), Indonesia   11.20% (14)

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Related US States

The following US states occur in articles from this domain:

California, United States   36.80% (46)
Texas, United States   35.20% (44)
New York, United States   24.80% (31)
District Of Columbia, United States   24.00% (30)
Oklahoma, United States   21.60% (27)

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Outlet Location Countries

Australia   21.60% (1)
Germany   21.60% (1)
United States   21.60% (1)



The following Twitterers tweet links from this domain

wind_power_home   0.80% (1)[Profile]
holymusic55   0.80% (1)[Profile]
PowerBillHoncho   0.80% (1)[Profile]
c_boyle   0.80% (1)[Profile]
zenfab   0.80% (1)[Profile]

Clustered Twitterers

The following Twitterers tend to tweet copies of the same story from other domains:

wind_power_home   0.80% (1)[Profile]
holymusic55   0.80% (1)[Profile]
PowerBillHoncho   0.80% (1)[Profile]
c_boyle   0.80% (1)[Profile]
zenfab   0.80% (1)[Profile]


Top News Outlets

Articles from this domain tend to be republished by the following news outlets:

Theoildrum.Com   83.20% (104)
Fuelfix.Com   0.80% (1)
Businessinsider.Com   0.80% (1)
Energybulletin.Net   0.80% (1)

Top Blogs

Articles from this domain tend to be republished by the following blogs:

Theoildrum.Com   9.60% (12)

News Articles

All 107 news articles:


The Oil Drum | Drumbeat: January 7, 2013

...... said. Great Plains wind farms limited by grid links (Reuters) - Besides the enormous oil resources contained in the Bakken Shale, North Dakota is one of the biggest potential producers of wind power in the United States. North Dakota already has almost 1,500 megawatts (MW) of wind-generating capacity installed, with another 200 MW under construction, according to the American Wind Energy ......

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Tone: 1.01%
Pol: 7.35%
Act: 22.47%
Per: 0.64%
Que: 6.70%
Exc: 0.00%

The Oil Drum: Australia/New Zealand | What is happening with oil prices ?

...... million Australians of whom half might run a car that would take around 3 plants. Solar power might require an installed capacity of 2kw per car to make up for intermittency, and this and wind power would combine very well with a fleet of EV vehicles as the storage is taken care of. The biggest problem is getting EV's built in time. Toyota plan a million a year build by 'the early years of the ......

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Tone: 0.70%
Pol: 7.51%
Act: 24.24%
Per: 2.33%
Que: 8.65%
Exc: 2.16%

The Oil Drum: Europe | The 2008 IEA WEO - Production Decline Rates

...... erroneous conclusions. Personally I'm tired of seeing this approach it get old quickly and drowns out people that actually make really good points. Off topic but a good example is Wind Power which has some great and real support behind it. The sad thing is that if oil prices rise quickly and begin to approach 200 starting in the next few months like I predict then people like you will ......

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Tone: 0.79%
Pol: 5.96%
Act: 25.43%
Per: 1.34%
Que: 8.59%
Exc: 0.72%

The Oil Drum | Shale GasAbundance or Mirage? Why The Marcellus Shale Will Disappoint Expectations

...... current prices. Actually, the pricing does make a significant difference in terms of selection of energy sources already, as at NG prices 3-4 times today's price alternatives e.g. wind power are far more attractive. Low NG prices, and claims that these prices and abundant supplies will persist, have been recently used both implicitly and explicitly as reasons to delay moving toward a ......

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Tone: 1.47%
Pol: 7.36%
Act: 25.05%
Per: 1.17%
Que: 6.74%
Exc: 1.42%

The Oil Drum | Energy Transitions Past and Future

...... could produce. Due to the more or less continuous nature of fossil fuel extraction, thermal power plants have capacity factors of 75 to 90 percent. Typical annual average load factors for wind power are in the range of 20 to 35 percent, depending primarily on wind climate, but also wind turbine design. Figure 8. The variability of wind energy over a 1y day period. The figure compares the ......

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Tone: 1.17%
Pol: 5.78%
Act: 22.96%
Per: 1.24%
Que: 6.37%
Exc: 1.01%

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Blog Posts

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The Oil Drum | The Economic and Political Consequences of the Last 10 Years of Renewable Energy Development

...... - and are willing to pay for it. And for areas like Bremerhaven, all the manufacturing activity linked to wind and offshore wind is rather welcome. :: :: In summary: Part of the wind power series. It is worth noting that the world's first pumped storage plant in eastern Germany is off-line. It needs to be refurbished and the current economics do not support that. This is ......

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Pol: 7.78%
Act: 25.04%
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Que: 3.23%
Exc: 1.08%

The Oil Drum | Drumbeat: August 26, 2013

...... Mubarak Bin Daina, vice chief executive of the Supreme Council for Environment in Bahrain, said in remarks published in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Norway opens doors for a major onshore wind power boost OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's oil and energy ministry said on Monday it has granted licences to build eight wind power farms with a combined 1,300-megawatt capacity in a major boost for wind power ......

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Tone: -0.08%
Pol: 7.35%
Act: 21.97%
Per: 0.46%
Que: 3.95%
Exc: 0.66%

The Oil Drum | Drumbeat: May 31, 2013

...... billion Euros for oil and gas imports in 2012 (1.1 billion Euros per day), 3.2% of its GDP, notes the European Wind Energy Association. If Europeans simply paid more to increase domestic wind power, it would increase Europe's competitiveness, they say. Cheaper fossil fuels undermine Europe by not being cheap enough, the result of increasing fossil fuel import costs. Small dams more dangerous ......

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Tone: -0.05%
Pol: 6.59%
Act: 20.51%
Per: 0.49%
Que: 4.11%
Exc: 0.00%

The Oil Drum | Drumbeat: May 18, 2013

...... the fringe that are trying daring new things with their vehicles. The question is whether they can ever share the road with the leading manufacturers' cars. 2012 record-breaking year for wind power 100 countries worldwide now produce electricity with wind power. So far, it's a boom that has mainly occurred in Asia, North America and Western Europe. Now, Eastern Europe and Latin America are ......

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Tone: 0.99%
Pol: 7.40%
Act: 22.03%
Per: 0.89%
Que: 6.67%
Exc: 0.00%

The Oil Drum | Drumbeat: March 30, 2013

...... problem facing utilities relying on nuclear and fossil-fuel generation -- and they have little to do with cheap natural gas. The main contributor to off-peak negative prices is actually wind power. If the problem persists, energy companies such as Exelon and Dominion, which focus on nuclear and coal, respectively, may be forced to retire their less competitive plants. Can America really blow ......

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Tone: -0.08%
Pol: 6.71%
Act: 24.57%
Per: 1.05%
Que: 9.83%
Exc: 0.58%

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All 5 tweets:
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...The Oil Drum: Europe | The 3-parted view of power generation: In the lifetime costs of both wind power and photovo...

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(07/19/2010 at 3:52:06 pm)
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Tone: 4.00%
Pol: 4.00%
Act: 24.00%
Per: 0.00%
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Exc: 0.00%


...RT @fanf: - Wind power is starting to reduce the price of electricity....

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(05/01/2010 at 10:39:22 am)
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Pol: 0.00%
Act: 31.25%
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...WInd Power's problem - makes power too cheap

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(05/01/2010 at 02:20:18 am)
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Tone: -7.69%
Pol: 7.69%
Act: 23.08%
Per: 0.00%
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...The Oil Drum | Wind powered factories: history (and future) of ...

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Tone: 7.14%
Pol: 7.14%
Act: 21.43%
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