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Green tech news harvest: Wave power in the Mississippi and wind power off shore

Clinton's clean-tech plan; capturing wave power in rivers; floating wind turbines; worries about the credit crunch in clean tech; and bad news on greenhouse gas emissions in world-leading Europe.

By April 3, 2008


Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds.

By March 28, 2012


Cape Wind agrees to reduce cost of offshore wind

Massachusetts attorney general gets a 10 percent price reduction from Cape Wind, a deal that highlights the challenge of cost for offshore wind.

By August 2, 2010


After Cape Wind, deep challenges for offshore wind

As people wait on federal approval regarding Cape Wind, offshore wind developers are planning other projects farther offshore, adding to the cost and complexity.

By April 1, 2010


First floating wind turbine buoyed off Norway

Siemens and StatoilHydro install a large wind turbine in the deep waters off Norway to test the potential for wind farms far from shore.

By June 12, 2009


Deepwater doubles size of proposed U.S. wind farm

Developer of proposed farm off the coast of Rhode Island says greater scale would allow it to sell the electricity produced at a lower price.

By December 8, 2010


Offshore wind cable plan highlights grid bottleneck

A Google-backed transmission project secures initial funding to build a backbone to move offshore wind power up the East Coast using new transmission technology.

By October 12, 2010


Wind may explain Red Sea parting

Researchers suggest that "wind setdown," in which strong offshore winds can temporarily lower water levels in shallow coastal areas, could explain the famous biblical tale.

By September 22, 2010


Mayor Bloomberg floats New York City wind plan

Michael Bloomberg envisions an off-shore wind farm and small turbines on skyscrapers and bridges that would provide part of the city's electricity needs in coming years.

By August 20, 2008


Hawaii wind farm to synchronize with needs

Battery storage system coupled with smart grid will allow 30-megawatt wind farm to provide on-demand electricity despite sporadic wind currents.

By July 14, 2010