Posts Tagged ‘Virginia’

Trump’s claim that West Virginia is ‘sending clean coal’ to ‘China’

“If you look at what's happened in West Virginia and so many different places, we're sending clean coal. We're sending it out to different places – China. View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia goes Don Quixote

Democrat Ralph Northam had barely won the Virginia governor's race when his party announced it would impose a price on greenhouse gases emissions, require a 3% per year reduction in GHG emissions, and develop a cap-and-trade scheme requiring polluters to buy credits for emitting carbon dioxide. Meanwhile, liberal governors from California, Oregon and Washington showed […]

Virginia utility agrees to install two offshore wind turbines for study

This week, Virginia utility Dominion announced that it would partner with Danish firm Dong Energy to build two offshore wind turbines as test cases for a commercial-sized installation. Currently, the US only has one 30MW commercial offshore wind farm off Block Island in Rhode Island. View full post on Wind Power News

BLAST introduces Virginia students to hands-on STEM education

A group of high school students stands poised around an elaborately constructed slide, preparing to test a small gliding vehicle they have made completely out of garbage. They release the vehicle, which carries an open container of water, and cheer as it successfully reaches the bottom of the slide without spilling a drop. View full […]

Timmons Group Awarded a Virginia Offshore Wind Power Development…

Timmons Group is pleased to announce that it was one of four firms selected for a research project funded by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy . View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia Company Responds To Piedmont’s Decision To Ban Wind Farm

The Virginia company that plans to build a large wind farm spanning Kingfisher and Canadian Counties is responding to what the town of Piedmont did a week ago. View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia wind

GOV. McDonnell announced on Nov. 30 that Virginia will be one of three states, along with Massachusetts and Rhode Island, included in the first-ever renewable wind-energy lease sale on the outer continental shelf. View full post on Wind Power News