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R.I., Mass. on leading edge of offshore wind power development, study says

Jul 14 - Alex Kuffner The Providence Journal, R.I. - Rhode Island and Massachusetts are leading the way in supporting the development of offshore wind power, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. More...

Report: Virginia lags on clean energy, but could lead

Jul 14 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tamara Dietrich Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) - Virginia environmentalists say the commonwealth lags behind other Atlantic states in developing offshore wind energy, and are urging lawmakers to seize the "golden opportunity" to take the lead. More...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...
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Hat Trick for SeaGen Tidal Current Turbine

Siemens Energy, Inc. - The tidal current turbine installation SeaGen in Northern Ireland's Strangford Lough has achieved three power generation milestones. more...

Energy Central Powers On GenerationHub.com

Energy Central - GenerationHub.com, Energy Central's new online intelligence service for the electric power generation industry, is now live. more...

New Siemens SST-400 GEO steam turbine for geothermal power plants

Siemens Energy, Inc. - Siemens Energy presented its new steam turbine for geothermal power plants at the GEA Geothermal Energy Expo in San Diego. more...

Articles 

By Davis Swan
On: July 18, 2013
In an earlier blog posting I discussed ways that residential and commercial electricity consumers can reduce their draw on the utility grid either by generating some of their own electricity or by using geothermal heat more...
By Harry Valentine
On: September 8, 2011
The economies of many nations depend on marine traffic along such navigable rivers as the Mississippi in the USA, the Danube in Europe, the Yangtze of China, the Panama Canal and the St Lawrence River more...
By Harry Valentine
On: October 19, 2010
Changing weather patterns have reduced rainfall over the watershed area of the Colorado River and raised the specter of drastic reductions in power output from the Hoover Dam. more...
By Harry Valentine
On: August 26, 2010
A lack of precipitation during late 2009 and 2010 resulted in lower than usual water levels in the Great Lakes and along the St Lawrence River, where new islands appeared. Ships had to sail at more...
By Marcus Reyes
On: July 14, 2010
The month of June marks World Environment Day and World Ocean Day, two environmentally conscious days whose main purpose is to spread awareness of environmental issues taking place in today's world. However, a black cloud more...

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The Green and the Black

By David Jones - "We can debate Ireland's potential until the cows come home but ultimately it can only be determined by putting holes more...

Learn Some about CWDM SFP Transceivers

By ada lily - As we know, CWDM SFP (CWDM) is on the SFP transceivers or socket switch or router port, it is a more...
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Ocean to Ocean power cell – Part 6 – The wind island – The pack + illustrations

By Chavdar Azarov - Ocean to Ocean power cell – Part 6 – The wind island – The pack + illustrations The pack [External Link] more...
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Official UK statistics show gradual move to low-carbon economy

By Kevin Burke - Recent official statistics show that the UK is actually moving into a low-carbon, energy-efficient economy, although the speed of progress more...
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A List of Different Sources of Energy

By Aromal Karuvath - Read more about different energy sources at [External Link] 1. Petroleum fuels- A traditional energy source. 2. Coal- another fossil fuel more...


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