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Roadmaps to Slow Climate Change and Eliminate Air Pollution

By George Harvey

In May of 2015, a team of researchers headed by Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford University published a paper, “100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States.” It proposed a set of roadmaps to eliminating of our use of fossil fuels, […]

NYS Offshore Wind Open Houses in New York City

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) is leading the development of offshore wind on behalf of the State. Throughout 2017, NYSERDA is conducting extensive stakeholder outreach and directing more than twenty studies and surveys to ensure offshore wind is developed responsibly. This work will culminate in the New York State Offshore […]

MA OFFSHORE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PUBLIC FORUM TO BE HELD ON JULY 11, 2017

WHOI and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Office of Environmental Programs will host a discussion on BOEM’s mission to manage development of U.S. outer continental shelf energy and mineral resources, with a focus on using the best available scientific research to inform decisions. Presenters will include Dr. William Y. (Bill) Brown, BOEM’s Chief Environmental […]

Why We Need Wind Power in Vermont and in the Northeast

Sheffield wind farm Image: Wikimedia Commons

By George Harvey

The Vermont Public Service Board has sent recommendations to the legislature for new sound standards for utility-scale wind projects. Critics say the standards are so strict that the effectively kill development of wind power in the state. This has come as a surprise […]

The Sound of Wind Turbines and the Horror of Genocide

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By George Harvey

In May, as debate was going on before the Vermont Public Service Board on the sound of wind turbines, we got an email from Sarah Wolfe, VPIRG’s Clean Energy Advocate. It began, “Last night, someone compared sound from wind turbines to […]

Enel signs tax equity deal for 300-MW Rock Creek wind park in USA

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, has signed a tax equity agreement worth approximately US$365 million with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan for the 300 MW Rock Creek wind farm located in Missouri.

Under the agreement, which is common for the development […]

Public invited to tour Kingdom Community Wind this summer

Tours by Green Mountain Power Back for Fifth Season Green Mountain Power is again offering its popular free public tours of the 21-turbine Kingdom Community Wind project in Lowell, Vermont, during June, July and August. Registration is open for Vermonters and out-of-state visitors to experience a working wind farm and learn how GMP is harnessing […]

RENEWABLE ENERGY VERMONT STATEMENT ON PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD’S LATEST PROPOSED WIND SOUND RULES

“Wind is the most affordable new clean energy available. With Vermont importing electricity 84% of the time, we cannot afford to lose the environmental and economic benefits that wind offers.”

“Today, wind works for Vermonters, creating enough electricity to power more than 59,000 homes, contributing more than $2.25 million annually to towns and […]

Windmills are Beautiful

Lindsay Miller at the Sheffield wind farm in Sheffield, VT. Courtesy photo.

By Lindsay Miller

From the Publisher: The G.E.T. team is happy to introduce Lindsay Miller as one of our newest advertising sales representatives. Lindsay comes to G.E.T. with a strong communications and sales background. Lindsay received her Bachelor’s degree in communications with […]

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Jessica Kilroy at work (YouTube screen shot)

What Do You Do for a Living?

By George Harvey

One of the most interesting videos I have seen recently is “Climbing Wind Turbines for a Living | That’s Amazing” (http://bit.ly/wind-technician-video), produced by the Weather Channel. In it, Jessica Kilroy, an attractive young woman […]