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Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters

By DIANE CARDWELL   New York Times   Jan. 21, 2017 Only a few years ago, the long-held dream of harnessing the strong, steady gusts off the Atlantic coast to make electricity seemed destined to remain just that. Proposals for offshore … Continue reading

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France launches tender for floating wind farm – world’s first

RenewEconomy By Sophie Vorrath on 7 August 2015 France has launched a tender for what would be the world’s first large-scale floating wind farm, inviting companies to submit proposals for installations off both its northern and southern coasts. French environmental … Continue reading

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Amazon Invests Big in Wind Power

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman on Friday, Jul 17th, 2015 triplepundit.com Amazon is more than just an online store. It’s a company that invests in renewable energy. Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced that it contracted with Iberdrola Renewables to build and … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Good for the Economy

In a letter to the Salem News, CEO of Groom Energy John Guerster reminds us that clean energy technologies are putting Massachusetts residents to work: Clean energy companies in Massachusetts already employ 64,000 people, and that number is growing. The … Continue reading

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Alla Weinstein Wins Renewable Energy Award for Innovation

Alla Weinstein won Renewable Energy World Magazine’s innovation award for demonstrating the effectiveness of building ocean turbines on platforms. The 2 MW turbines can be up and running in just 2 years. The first turbines are off the coast of … Continue reading

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Scituate Turbine Up and Running

After eight years, Scituate’s 1.5 MW turbine began producing power in late February. As reported in the Boston Globe: The turbine will be owned and operated by Scituate Wind LLC, a company created with Solaya Energy LLC and principals of … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of Independent Expert Panel

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in collaboration with the Department of Public Health (DPH) convened a panel of independent experts to identify any documented or potential health impacts of risks that may be associated with exposure to wind … Continue reading

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