The 4th annual Vermont Clean Energy Industry Report (VCEIR) released by the Department of Public Service underscores the importance of Vermont’s climate economy as a “promising source of economic growth and employment opportunity.”
New England Clean Power Link: 1,000 Vdc from Canada to U.S.
If approved after extensive federal, state and local environmental review, the project will run two six-in. diameter cables an estimated 150 miles, all in Vermont.
World-class wind tunnel opens in Vermont
The world’s largest wind tunnel for wind sensor calibration has opened in Williston, Vermont, and Governor Peter Shumlin and representatives from The University of Vermont (UVM) and NRG Systems were on hand for the event. Owned and operated by Svend Ole Hansen of SOH Wind Engineering, this facility will be used to calibrate wind sensors…
Wind Talk: AllEarth Renewables CEO discusses sequester and NIMBY
As solar panel prices “dropped like a rock,” AllEarth Renewables CEO David Blittersdorf shifted his company’s focus from home wind turbines to the AllSun Tracker, a dual-axis solar tracker. “You need to be flexible and operate with speed,” the 30-year veteran of renewable energy says in this Wind Talk podcast. Blittersdorf also discusses his Vermont-based…
40-MW for Vermont
A 40-MW project is slated for Vermont. Developer First Wind has obtained $76 million in financing for the company’s Sheffield Wind project. With financing in place, the project will continue on schedule with construction, which began in September 2010.