Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Presenter: Dr. Christoph Buchhagen, TenneT Offshore GmbH Time: 1:30 – 3:30pm (Light Refreshments Start at 1:00pm) Location: CBIS Auditorium, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Offshore wind energy development in Germany started in 2007 and construction of the first offshore wind farm was completed in 2009. Following the Japanese nuclear accident […]
Museum specimin ( Didier Descouens, Wikimedia Commons)
By George Harvey
From an environment point of view, we are in serious trouble. Most people are entirely unaware of how bad things are.
Studies published in 2015 gave a peek into the situation. That year, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds […]
Coalition of Business, Labor, Environment & Community Leaders Applaud Governor Cuomo’s Bold Vision to Make NY National Offshore Wind Leader
New York State commits to enough offshore wind power for 400,000 homes over the next two years and invests $15 million in workforce development and infrastructure.
ALBANY, NY – A large, diverse coalition […]
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC announced today that on December 21, 2017, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it purchased Georgia Mountain Community Wind LLC (“GMCW”) located in Chittenden and Franklin Counties, Vermont for approximately $25,100,000. GMCW was the first commercial-scale wind project in these counties. This four-turbine, 10 MW project, which was originally developed […]
Industry Has Potential to Power Almost Four Million Homes and Provide Thousands of U.S. Jobs
Today, the States of Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island released three reports that set out the context for offshore wind development in the Northeast and reveal its potential economic development benefits. The Northeast has the potential for offshore […]
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has released its annual Wind Technologies Market Report confirming numerous significant trends reported separately over the last year. Most significant of these trends is the dramatic downward trajectory of the price of wind power, making it the cheapest source of new electrical power.
re-posted from https://electrek.co. article by Fred Blambert
Last month, it was revealed that Tesla is working with world’s largest wind-turbine maker, Vestas, to deploy batteries at their wind farms.
Now Tesla won its first contract with the company and as it turns out, it’s not only for a wind farm but actually the first solar+wind+energy […]
Building GM’s 100% Electric Cars
Photo courtesy of Starwood Energy Group.
By George Harvey
Two recent announcements from General Motors (GM) have created quite a lot of talk. Both shed light on renewable power, but they were very different in their natures. One was about manufacturing, and the other about products.
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, […]
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 […]