In this exclusive Q & A for RenewableEnergyAccess.com, Mr. Pratt offers some of his insight gained toward advancing renewable energy at both the state and national level. He articulates some current hurdles and possible solutions for renewable energy, gauges the industry's pulse, and charts the course ahead. "The increasing emphasis on biofuels may be one area of agreement which could help to build coalitions in red and blue states, including farmers and the agricultural sector, the automotive industry, environmentalists and renewable energy advocates."
The installation of a 1.5 MW wind turbine marks the first of five turbines slated for Atlantic City, New Jersey. While not an offshore project, this is the first multi-MW wind farm located in a coastal area of the U.S.
... spending on efficiency measures costs about 3 cents per kilowatt-hour saved, while the wholesale cost of power has climbed above twice that... . BOSTON -- New England's economic prosperity is at risk if the region does not step up efforts to build new electrical generating plants, but much more aggressive energy conservation is needed as well, a regional conference on energy policy was told Friday.
The head of New England's biggest natural gas utility promised yesterday that homes and businesses across the region will face no shortage of gas for heating this winter.
The state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council has agreed to grant $1.3 million to a trust for the purchase of land near the Wild Horse Wind Power project in Kittitas County. The money would be used to preserve habitat for elk and sage grouse.
In the continuing dialog between Endless Energy Corp. and people interested in the proposed five turbine wind farm, Monday's meeting focused on ecological issues.
On Thursday the seven states decided to proceed with this plan, which stands to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their power plants by 10 percent by 2020.
So, on Thursday, they "came out of the woodwork" (as one news report described it) to spite themselves as well. They voted 120-93 in favor of UPC's passel of promises and their own delusions.
Dane County could someday be home to the tallest wind turbines in the state.
SHEFFIELD -- Voters said they could accept a wind farm on their small Northeast Kingdom town's ridgelines in an advisory vote Thursday that has been widely watched by other towns that could also be home to windmill developments.
SHEFFIELD -- The majority of voters at a special town meeting in Sheffield Thursday night said they were in favor of a commercial wind farm in town.
Some local leaders think Wayne County’s wind-swept drumlins could be used to manage high energy costs.
THE UK took its fight for a liberal energy market to Europe yesterday as Malcolm Wicks, the Energy Minister, chided his European colleagues for allowing vested interests to keep markets closed.
TRENTON — An 89-page interim report released Wednesday outlines progress made by a task force investigating the pros and cons of building wind turbines offshore, but offers no insight into which way it's tilting. The panel will save its findings until its work is completed in March, when it's expected to offer a comprehensive report to Gov.-elect Jon S. Corzine.
SHEFFIELD – Residents here by a 27-vote margin backed construction of the Sheffield wind energy project in a nonbinding paper ballot to assess sentiment on the controversial proposal.
In the next two years, a Virginia company hopes to pump upward of $400 million into what could be Colorado's largest wind farm on private grazing land near Grover.
Bingham Township - (12/02/05)--Michigan's first wind farm is one step closer to reality. Ground was broken Friday for the renewable energy project near Ubly, which will most likely see the landscape dotted with huge wind turbines soon.
In reality, nobody has a fog what will happen. This is Virtualia, not the UK. During the last year, global warming has been predicted to lead to wetter winters, drier winters, another ice age, blazing-hot Mediterranean summers killing thousands, greater biodiversity and less biodiversity
Representatives from New Hampshire and eight other northeastern states are coming close to an agreement on the nation's first large-scale effort to curb carbon dioxide emissions. But concerns raised by Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney last month about the cost of the regulations have caused some to second guess the plan and others to wonder if will ever become law.