Tagged Environment

Vaisala releases “A New Breed of Measurement Campaign”

By Michelle Froese “A New Breed of Wind Measurement Campaign” is part of Remote Sensing Revolution, an industry briefing available exclusively from Vaisala. Download it here. Wind data is essential for wind-farm developers and owners to ensure that their assets deliver the financial returns their investors expect. Wind-turbine technology continues to evolve, and wind projects…

ICCT paper suggests new supersonic aircraft unlikely to comply with existing environmental standards for subsonic aircraft

By mmillikin Findings presented in a new working paper by a team at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) suggest that the new generation of supersonic aircraft currently in development by three US-based companies (e.g, earlier post) are unlikely to comply with existing international environmental standards for subsonic aircraft. The ICCT team, led by…

SUNation Solar Systems solarizes Minuteman Press International headquarters

By Kelsey Misbrener Minuteman Press International, a top-rated business marketing and printing franchise headquartered in Farmingdale, has launched a significant initiative to move business operations in a more environmentally sustainable direction. As of March 16 of this year, the company has converted to solar energy, enlisting SUNation Solar Systems of Ronkonkoma for the project. SUNation…

IGS Solar to install 240-kW system at Tiffin University in Ohio

By Kelly Pickerel Tiffin University (TU) in Ohio and IGS Solar will begin construction this month on the first solar project to be constructed on the rooftop of the University’s Heminger Center. The solar system will drive a cleaner, emission-free energy platform, as well as mark the beginning of TU’s environmental commitment. “With current challenges…

Attorney prods Farmersville on emails with Alle-Catt Wind Farm developer #NY

By National Wind Watch FARMERSVILLE – One of the attorneys representing Farmersville residents opposed to the proposed Alle-Catt Wind Farm is challenging Farmersville Town Board members’ refusal to disclose emails from the developer. Gary Abraham, an environmental attorney working with Ginger Schroder, an attorney living in Farmersville, wrote the town last week to say the…

From China To Michigan, Elon Musk Rules The Twittersphere

By Steve Hanley After Elon Musk concluded a deal to build a manufacturing plant in Shanghai this week, he flew to Beijing to talk with Chinese leaders about weightier matters — things like peaceful coexistence, the future of humanity, and preventing an environmental catastrophe. Afterward he tweeted, “Excellent meetings with senior leaders in China. Very…

Marine Scotland Working on Planning and Licencing Framework

By Offshore Wind Marine Scotland has invited tenders related to the re-let of the Scottish Government’s 2014 “Framework Agreement for the Provision of Strategic Environmental Assessment, Appropriate Assessment and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

New Hampshire’s capital commits to 100% renewables

By Michelle Froese The City Council of Concord, New Hampshire has voted to establish a goal of transitioning the city to 100% clean and renewable energy. The state capital becomes the largest city in New Hampshire to make this commitment. The resolution that passed on Monday establishes that the Concord Energy and Environment Committee will…

Honda to launch hybrid motorcycle

Honda announced that the latest addition to the PCX series popular for its stylish design and environmentally friendly engines, the PCX HYBRID, the world’s first mass-produced motorized scooter (125cc or less) equipped with a motorcycle hybrid system, will go on sale in Japan in September. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles…

CanWEA: Protecting wildlife and their habitats

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: This article comes from the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) blog. It is authored by Ameera Shivji, CanWEA’s Public Affairs Advisor for the Prairie region. Read the full post here. Ministry of Environment guidelines an important step in Canada as the province of Saskatchewan aims for a target of 30%…

Oil rigs may end their days as valuable artificial reefs

A large group of international researchers have just published a scientific article in which they encourage environmental authorities across the globe to rethink the idea of removing oil rigs, wind turbines and other installations in the sea when they are worn out. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Energy News

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