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Cuttyhunk Island’s Microgrid

The Market at Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts. Photo: John Phelan, Wikimedia Commons

By George Harvey

The Elizabeth Islands form a small chain between mainland Massachusetts and the island of Martha’s Vineyard. The westernmost of these has the small community of Cuttyhunk. Because it has only fifty full-time residents, a submarine cable to supply power […]

May 26 Green Energy News

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GTM Research projects 24¢/W solar panels and utility scale fixed-tilt systems costing 70¢/W by 2022. This would open up new possibilities for ultra-cheap power. The cost of electricity from such systems could fall to 1.5¢/kWh or lower. Trump’s solar panel tariffs may delay that goal, but they are set to phase out by […]

May 23 Green Energy News

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The American Wind Energy Association says that the number of contracts signed for wind power projects hit a record of 3,500 MW in the first quarter of 2018, a possible predictor of a strong year for wind power. Among the news items it cited was an announcement by PacifiCorp of a plan for […]

April 26 Green Energy News

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Americans used more solar and wind energy in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall, energy consumption by the residential and commercial sectors dropped a bit. Energy from both natural gas and coal declined. [Tech Xplore]

US energy […]

The April, 2018 Green Energy Times is Available

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February Green Energy Times

The February, 2018 Green Energy Times has gone to press and will be delivered to local distribution centers soon.

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Final deadline reminder to complete your NYC Construction Award entry

 

The NYC Construction Awards would like to hear from all companies who have made an impact on the industry… Meet. Network. Connect. About NYCCA 2018 The NYC Construction Awards (NYCCA), hosted by the New York Build Expo, brings the industry together to recognize achievements, developments and innovation within the NYC construction landscape. The […]

January 16 Green Energy News

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The latest weather reports from Alaska are alarming. In December, 2017, the average temperature in Alaska was 19.4° F according to a report from NOAA. That average is 2.1º F more than the previous high temperature record set in 1985. For the month, Alaska was 15.7º F warmer on average, compared to data […]