29 Feb '12, 3pm

Green Blog: New York and Wind Power: Can It Take Off?

EDR Companies Shown in white dots, the proposed location for a wind farm 13 miles off the coast. As we report in Wednesday’s Times , New York is finally pursuing wind power by planning a few projects that take advantage of the city’s coastal features. In the meantime, many city residents can buy wind power through their utility companies. Paul Thomas, chief executive officer of Green Mountain Energy , a provider that offers a “pollution free” blend of wind and hydropower through Con Edison, said that tens of thousands of New Yorkers who buy from his company do not mind paying a small premium for wind power. “They understand it,” he said. “It’s easy to visualize. Customers like wind.” Some buildings have experimented with drawing electricity from their own wind turbines with mixed results. Les Bluestone, a developer trying out turbines atop the Elltona, a 63-unit apartment ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/29/new-york-and-wi...

Tweets

New York and Wind Power: Can It Take Off?: Some...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 29 Feb '12, 2pm

EDR Companies Shown in white dots, the proposed location for a wind farm 13 miles off the coast. As we report in Wednesday...

Take a few minutes to check out these incredible new solar & wind power projects: via @CleanTechnica

Take a few minutes to check out these incredibl...

cleantechnica.com 01 Mar '12, 2pm

A lot of new, large, solar and wind power projects have been announced, finished, or funded in the past day or so, so I th...

Superconductors for Whopping Wind Turbines

Superconductors for Whopping Wind Turbines

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Feb '12, 8pm

29 February 2012—The U.S. energy agency devoted to big dreams and blue-sky ideas is funding research on something really b...

How Wind Turbines Work

How Wind Turbines Work

cleantechnica.com 01 Mar '12, 8pm

Wind-generated electricity is one of the first images that comes to mind when someone says “renewable energy.” New wind fa...

Investing In Offshore Wind Power:

altenergystocks.com 25 Feb '12, 10pm

Offshore Wind in the United States Last week, the long-embattled Cape Wind project got a break: Utility NStar(NST ) agreed...

EPA's Green Power Partnership Helps Big Corpora...

renewableenergyworld.com 27 Feb '12, 7pm

While I generally have nothing but praise for the Environmental Protection Agency, their Green Power Partnership program f...

Awesome #green commitment by LEGO -- Their parent company invests $500M in wind power.

Awesome #green commitment by LEGO -- Their pare...

ecorazzi.com 27 Feb '12, 1pm

DONG Energy, an oil, gas and electricity producer, wants to open up the doors for new investors especially ones who want t...

Warren Buffett Updates Shareholders on Wind and Solar Power Investments

Warren Buffett Updates Shareholders on Wind and...

treehugger.com 27 Feb '12, 6pm

The King of Wind Now Investing in Solar The super-investor from Omaha is rapidly turning into the king of wind power in th...

Hawaii’s Largest Wind Power Project Now Under Construction

Hawaii’s Largest Wind Power Project Now Under C...

cleantechnica.com 27 Feb '12, 6pm

Hawaii’s largest wind power project, the 69-megawatt (MW) Kawailoa Wind project on Kamehameha Schools’ Kawailoa Plantation...

New Wind Turbine Design to Generate Power from ...

care2.com 26 Feb '12, 10pm

I cannot speak for or against wind turbines in the USA, but in the UK they are an expensive mistake. The huge wind turbine...

Rising tide: how can simulation software help t...

renewableenergyfocus.com 27 Feb '12, 4pm

Many commentators point out that the wave and tidal industry is where the wind power was at least 15 years ago – at the bo...

Community Wind Power

Community Wind Power

cleantechnica.com 07 Mar '12, 7pm

The Patton Wind Farm, which I mentioned in a wind energy project roundup a couple months ago, is going up now and should b...

KING OF NEW YORK HACKS: 10 PEEPS 2SDAY & #KONYH

KING OF NEW YORK HACKS: 10 PEEPS 2SDAY & #KONYH

Angel Eyedealism , from Prague to Berlin to New York City, Angel is a classically trained, five-octave range vocals singer...

New Wind Turbine Design to Generate Power from ...

treehugger.com 24 Feb '12, 5pm

The stereotypical wind turbine design demands a lot of clearance around it, a tall tower, and plenty of high winds, but a ...