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Floating Wind Farm in Scotland Provides a Peek into the Power of Offshore Wind

Scotland’s floating wind farm is showing how powerful offshore wind can be The turbines withstood some serious gusts. Ars Technica, March 4, 2018 The world’s first commercial floating offshore wind farm, called Hywind, started sending electricity to the grid last October. Since then, the six-turbine, 30MW installation has been working well. Really well. In fact, Hywind […]

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Offshore Wind Power Marks the Next Frontier in New York

Interior Announces Milestone for New York Offshore Commercial Wind Energy U.S. Department of the Interior, June 2, 2016 Furthering progress on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the proposed lease sale for 81,130 acres […]

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Is a 100 Percent Renewable Future Possible in the U.S.?

This chart shows the United States’ mind-blowing clean energy potential Grist, March 30, 2016. Image credit: Greyerbaby The United States uses about 3.7 million gigawatt-hours of electricity each year. That’s an unfathomably huge number. But the next time someone tries to make the argument that 100 percent renewable energy is out of reach for the U.S., show them this image: […]