08 Nov '11, 1pm

Green Blog: Tapping the Tappan Zee for Wind: A town supervisor in Westchester County suggests that a new Tappan

Cassi Alexander for The New York Times The Tappan Zee Bridge, which bears far more traffic than it was designed for and is due to be replaced. Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge, which carries the New York State Thruway across the Hudson River between Westchester and Rockland Counties, is expected to be one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the New York region in coming years. Some experts have suggested including some green features, like tracks for commuter trains or a bus rapid transit lane. Paul Feiner, the town supervisor in Greenburgh in Westchester County, also has a green idea: wind turbines. Mr. Feiner says he wants a bridge that would “generate excitement.” Wind turbines would inspire the thousands of people who use it daily to conserve energy or embrace renewable energy, he suggests. It could even be a tourist destination. The idea of replacing the bridge h...

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Tapping the Tappan Zee for Wind

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Nov '11, 1pm

Cassi Alexander for The New York Times The Tappan Zee Bridge, which bears far more traffic than it was designed for and is...

Wind could provide at least 25 percent of electricity for most states

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grist.org 08 Nov '11, 11am

John Farrell is an Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) senior researcher specializing in energy policy developments t...

Green Blog: Nearly 500 Birds Found Dead at Wind...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Nov '11, 1pm

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New Canadian Wind Farm Completed

New Canadian Wind Farm Completed

cleantechnica.com 11 Nov '11, 6pm

“We’re delighted to again partner with RES Canada through this project, which has been constructed safely, ahead of schedu...

Tips For Tapping Into Holiday Traffic – 2011

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searchenginejournal.com 14 Nov '11, 5pm

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awea.org 11 Nov '11, 8pm

WindTV's focus this week is a special Veterans Day edition including contributions from former U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark...

Renewable Energy Focus - Siemens sees US$900m i...

renewableenergyfocus.com 09 Nov '11, 1pm

Siemens Wind Power: a profile The Siemens wind power business is a force to be reckoned with. Active in the wind industry ...