Wind Farms Don't Just Hurt The Environment, They're Ugly As Sin

Hoosier Daniel Lee recently noted the policy choice to limit natural gas and coal, combined with mandates for low-energy wind and solar, is making the Midwest energy grid significantly more expensive and unreliable. Federal regulators are also attempting to quash local opposition to eyesore wind farms as they force utilitiesContinue Reading

East Chicago Police Department rolls out citywide solar and wind powered mobile crime prevention platform

East Chicago Police Department Crime Suppression Platform Mobile and Nano Crime Prevention Platform Mobile Scout Crime Prevention Platform Infinite Protection Contact Info City of East Chicago As part of the city’s Crime Suppression Initiative, the East Chicago Police Department has selected the Ohio-based security company Infinite Protection Ltd. The partnershipContinue Reading

$5 Million Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund Announced

BROOKLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Equinor and bp, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Sunset Park Task Force (SPTF), today announced the creation of the Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund, a $5 million clean energy community grant program designed to support sustainable growth, workforce development, empowerment ofContinue Reading

Environmental groups propose alternative to MidAmerican's Wind PRIME

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On November 21, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Iowa Environmental Council, and Sierra Club filed joint testimony in MidAmerican’s Wind PRIME docket before the Iowa Utilities Board. MidAmerican’s Wind PRIME project, which would add 2,042 MW of wind and 50 MW ofContinue Reading

$5 million offshore wind ecosystem fund announced | News and insights

Equinor and partner bp, New York City Economic Development Corporation, and key community members kick off fund to promote workforce growth and inclusivity in New York’s offshore wind industry Brooklyn, NY – Equinor and bp, in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Sunset ParkContinue Reading

North Carolina offshore wind advocates hope the state Utilities Commission will include wind farms in the ocean as part the energy mix as the state aims to get to net-zero carbon emissions from energy production by 2050.

There’s a swath of ocean just over the horizon off Oak Island, in the southeast corner of North Carolina, that one day could be home to hundreds of towering offshore wind turbines. The project, federal regulators say, could produce as much power as Duke Energy’s nearby Brunswick Nuclear plant. DukeContinue Reading

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Powertrain system created to improve wind, water turbine efficiency and environmental impact

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University engineers have designed a low-speed, high-torque powertrain system to reduce the operation costs, maintenance costs and environmental contamination of turbines that generate wind energy and marine hydrokinetic energy. A prototype is scheduled to be tested and analyzed at the university. Jun Chen, a professorContinue Reading