Posts Tagged ‘ambitions’

Offshore Wind Debut Reflects Roadblocks in France’s Climate-Fighting Ambitions

“Floatgen, I wish you good wind and fair seas,” French sailor Catherine Chabaud announced to a crowd of dignitaries, before sending a champagne bottle smashing against a wind turbine towering over the dock. The launch of the $29.5-million pilot a few weeks ago not only represents France's first floating turbine – capable, its builders say, […]

New York wind farm part of larger offshore energy ambitions

A New York utility plans to construct a wind farm off eastern Long Island that would be the nation's largest offshore wind energy project, three times larger than one due to go online this year off Rhode Island. A New York utility plans to approve a wind farm off eastern Long Island that it says […]