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Offshore Wind Power Has Potential and A Price Tag

Wind power developers eyeing California’s renewable energy market are literally floating a novel idea. Seattle-based Trident Winds has filed preliminary environmental documents for a farm of 100 floating wind turbines off California’s central coast, according to reporting this week by the San Jose Mercury News.

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Ranking States By Green Friendliest

Sustainable business practices and environmental impact via engineering renewable energy are keys to naming 10 of the greenest states in America, according to Olivet Nazarene University’s engineering department. Using data showing renewable energy production, Maine came in as the No. 1 greenest state, which is able to produce more wind energy than the rest of New England combined. more

Challenges With Floating Wind Power

Wind power is one of the fastest growing electricity sources in the United States. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, wind turbines accounted for 30 percent of all new generating capacity over the past five years. Most of the activity has been on land, and the advent of a new generation of larger, more efficient batteries that can store energy for longer periods and deliver... more

Turning The Beautiful Game Into Renewable Energy

Nearly 1.2 billion people — almost one-fifth of humanity — lack access to reliable electricity. While these two statistics may seem unrelated, they were both trends that Jessica O. Matthews noticed while traveling throughout Nigeria, visiting family and observing the local culture. She decided to do something. What started as a class project while Matthews was attending Harvard University as an... more

What The Eiffel Tower Tells Us About Green Technology

One of the world’s most recognizable historical landmarks now has a visible symbol to signify its decidedly progressive view of the future. As part of a five-year, $38-million renovation that included a goal of reducing its ecological footprint, the Eiffel Tower has installed wind turbines 400 feet above ground to power the commercial areas of the tower’s first floor. more

Is 100 Percent Renewable Power In America A Possibility?

A group of researchers at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, led by Stanford’s Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, says that the United States can get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources, using existing technologies, by 2050. And they lay out a state-by-state plan for doing so. Jacobson and Delucchi had previously calculated that the world could... more

Unlocking Hydropower's Potential

Hydropower has a dowdy, low tech image that conjures visions of concrete and degraded ecosystems. It is mostly shut out of the incentives driving solar, wind and other newer forms of renewable energy. InsideClimate News just dubbed it the “Unloved Renewable.” How wrong this image is according to a first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of the U.S. hydropower industry released by the Department of... more

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