18 Results for

off-shore wind


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


Texas site to harness ocean for power, water

An off-shore facility where wave power will be harnessed for desalination could demonstrate a viable option for producing electricity and drinking water in coastal regions.

By October 16, 2009


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


GE reshapes the future of wind power

How to make wind 10 percent of electricity generation? Funky-shaped turbine blades, high-tech materials, and smarter grid connections, says GE's head of wind research.

By August 28, 2008


Offshore Cape Wind project clears federal environmental review

Cape Wind would be the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., capable of supplying 75 percent of the electricity to Cape Cod.

By January 15, 2008


Green news harvest: Mascoma, Konarka ramp up clean tech

Konarka to make 1 gigawatt of plastic solar cells a year, Mascoma to make ethanol from Michigan wood chips, environmentalists chided for not understanding business, off-shore wind moves ahead in Oregon, the Tango electric mini car, clean tech job creation

By October 8, 2008


Green news harvest: Carbon-footprint math, utility-scale solar

The limits of "green IT," the math behind carbon footprints, off-shore wind may come to New Jersey, credit crunch hitting both homeowners and clean-tech companies, Imperium's biodiesel woes, and free piston engines for hybrid cars?

By October 6, 2008