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GM’s 100% Wind Powered Manufacturing Plants

Building GM’s 100% Electric Cars

Photo courtesy of Starwood Energy Group.

By George Harvey

Two recent announcements from General Motors (GM) have created quite a lot of talk. Both shed light on renewable power, but they were very different in their natures. One was about manufacturing, and the other about products.

Roadmaps to Slow Climate Change and Eliminate Air Pollution

By George Harvey

In May of 2015, a team of researchers headed by Dr. Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford University published a paper, “100% clean and renewable wind, water, and sunlight (WWS) all-sector energy roadmaps for the 50 United States.” It proposed a set of roadmaps to eliminating of our use of fossil fuels, […]

Windmills are Beautiful

Lindsay Miller at the Sheffield wind farm in Sheffield, VT. Courtesy photo.

By Lindsay Miller

From the Publisher: The G.E.T. team is happy to introduce Lindsay Miller as one of our newest advertising sales representatives. Lindsay comes to G.E.T. with a strong communications and sales background. Lindsay received her Bachelor’s degree in communications with […]

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Jessica Kilroy at work (YouTube screen shot)

What Do You Do for a Living?

By George Harvey

One of the most interesting videos I have seen recently is “Climbing Wind Turbines for a Living | That’s Amazing” (http://bit.ly/wind-technician-video), produced by the Weather Channel. In it, Jessica Kilroy, an attractive young woman […]

Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light

By Kit Kennedy, EcoWatch

With permission from EcoWatch

New York State made clean energy history on January 25, 2017, when the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) approved a contract for the nation’s largest offshore wind project, which will be located in the waters off Eastern Long Island. The approval is the first step toward […]

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $700,000 in Funding for Offshore Wind Research Projects

BOSTON – August 26, 2016 – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $700,000 in funding for nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts to advance studies relating to offshore wind development, building on the Commonwealth’s existing nation-leading offshore wind innovation activities. The funding will support three offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training […]

$7.3 billion in public health savings seen in 2015 from wind energy cutting air pollution

U.S. wind fleet reduces power sector CO2 emissions more than six percent

March 29, 2016

Washington, D.C., March 29, 2016 — U.S. wind farms reduced electric power sector carbon dioxide emissions by an estimated 132 million metric tons in 2015, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) forthcoming annual U.S. wind industry market report. […]

Wind Energy Whispers Ahead

Pika Energy’s T701 Wind Turbine Certification

By George Harvey

Pika Energy’s T701 wind turbine has been fully certified to the AWEA 9.1 standard by the Small Wind Certification Council (SWCC). It is the only turbine in its class to achieve full SWCC certification. The T701 is designed to be appropriate for use at […]

Windpower Exceeding Expectations

Hundreds attend one of the open house events held annually each year to learn about local renewable energy. Courtesy Photo.

By Green Energy Times Staff

Two Vermont wind farms have reported exceeding production expectations for 2015. They are Kingdom Community Wind (KCW) and Georgia Mountain Community Wind (GMCW).

Kingdom Community Wind

KCW, in Lowell, […]

Arkwright Summit Wind Project to Supply Clean Renewable Energy to Bloomberg LP

NYSERDA announces first-of-its-kind corporate purchase of energy from a large-scale renewables project in New York

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a first-of-a kind agreement where a large-scale renewable project supported by NYSERDA’s Main Tier program for large-scale renewables will supply energy directly to a corporation rather than to the […]