Articles filed under Technology from USA

Using the power of current

PORTSMOUTH - A proposal to capture electricity from tidal energy in the Piscataqua River has been filed with federal energy officials and calls for 50 to 100 underwater turbines to be submerged throughout Rockingham and Strafford County stretches of the river and up into York County.
27 May 2006

New wind turbine design

Clarkson Professor Ken Visser and his team of graduate students have been researching wind turbines for the past six years. They've been trying to come up with a design small and efficient enough for the average consumer.
6 May 2006

Strong Wind Uncovers Weaknesses - Wind energy installations grew at a record pace in 2005. With the extension of production tax credits, the wind industry is in a boom cycle. However, challenges still buffet the industry.

To continue its rapid growth, wind energy must overcome some major hurdles in the next few years. Market development in the United States is strongly dependent on the federal PTCs, which for now must be periodically renewed by Congress.
1 May 2006

Coastal towns' power, promise and privilege

It is not necessary to sacrifice the privilege of Massachusetts' magnificent coastline which sustains us. In allowing the destruction of an ecological sanctuary like Nantucket Sound we will fail in our commitment to uphold the public trust placed in us to protect our coastline for future generations.
31 Mar 2006

Coastal towns' power, promise and privilege

It is not necessary to sacrifice the privilege of Massachusetts' magnificent coastline which sustains us. In allowing the destruction of an ecological sanctuary like Nantucket Sound we will fail in our commitment to uphold the public trust placed in us to protect our coastline for future generations.
31 Mar 2006

PSU AG Scientists Tout Alternative Energy Sources at Expo

UNIVERSITY PARK -- Converting agricultural commodities into energy can help the environment, reduce the country's reliance on foreign oil and open new markets for farmers, according to experts in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. To illustrate the benefits of biofuels and other renewable energy sources, faculty and extension specialists from the college will present exhibits at the Pennsylvania Clean Energy Expo, March 31-April 1 at the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus.
27 Mar 2006

NREL, GE Energy Partner for Next-Gen Offshore Wind Turbines

Niskayuna, New York [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] From the country with still not one wind turbine installed offshore comes news of a partnership between GE Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on a research and development contract to build a new fleet of next generation offshore wind turbines. And with the turbines expected in the 5-7 MW range, these could be the largest turbines ever built.
14 Mar 2006

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