By Tom Raftery on January 15, 2010
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Here is today’s Friday Green numbers round-up:
TVA purchasing up to 815MW wind power from Kansas and Illinois
TVA has inked four deals to purchase wind power generated in Illinois and Kansas.
The federal utility said today that the contracts will allow it to purchase up to 815 megawatts of renewable wind energy, and will […]
By Tom Raftery on January 10, 2010
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There is no doubt about it but Google is a disruptive company.
First Google disrupted search, then advertising, then video (with their acquisition of YouTube), and then Office applications with the launch and continued development of Google Apps for Domains. Most recently Google has disrupted the mobile phone industry, first with the […]
By Jeff Nolan on December 22, 2009
As the U.S. moves to energy policy that emphasizes renewable energy development, we would be wise to consider the impacts on land use and agriculture policy as well as recognize that the relationship between state and federal governments cannot and should not be trampled in process.
By Tom Raftery on October 30, 2009
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President Barack Obama was in Florida on Tuesday this week for the official opening of Florida Power and Light’s new solar energy power plant. The 90,000+ solar panel plant, which has been installed across 180 acres of the 5,000 acre FPL property, is expected to generate 25MW of clean electricity (enough […]