Posts Tagged ‘America’s’

Tomgram: Michael Klare, Militarizing America’s Energy Policy

Think of President Trump and his administration as a den of thieves. There is, of course, the obvious thievery: what they will in the end, as with the recently passed tax “reform” bill, steal from ordinary citizens and offer as never-ending presents to the already staggeringly wealthy, among them the president himself and son-in-law Jared […]

This is what America’s eco city of the future looks like

Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is ‘a good little Republican’ – but ever since his city weaned itself off fossil fuels, he has become a hero to environmentalists When the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross assumed it was a joke. “OK, which of […]

A Texas Tornado For America’s Power Players

Liam Denning is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering energy, mining and commodities. He previously was the editor of the Wall Street Journal's “Heard on the Street” column. View full post on Wind Power News

GE just launched America’s first offshore wind farm with turbines…

They make up the first offshore wind farm in North America, called the Block Island Wind Farm. The turbines started delivering power to the New England grid on December 12. The team began installing the turbines 30 miles off the coast of Rhode Island over the summer, and construction was completed in late August. View […]

Can America’s first floating wind farm shake off environmental concerns?

Trident Winds proposes to install 765 megawatts’ worth of giant turbines on buoyant platforms in California, which could power more than 200,000 homes The deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that is still in its infancy. […]

Google to buy wind power from RES Americas

The title song of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” describes the Sooner State as the place “where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain.” Sooner than later, that wind will help power Internet search giant Google’s data centers. View full post on Wind Power News

America’s first offshore windfarm set for construction this summer

Cape Wind scheme off the coast of Massachusetts has faced repeated legal battles but now looks likely to go ahead after financing is secured, reports BusinessGreen Hopes that the US could finally build its first commercial offshore wind farm have grown after Deepwater Wind secured 0m financing for a scheme off Rhode Island. Following the […]