1 Year after Fukushima, Prez Cand Stein (G) calls for 100% renewable energy economy

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein marked the first anniversary of the Fukushima meltdown, and the resultant deaths and estimated $250 billion in cleanup costs, by calling for a Green New Deal to begin an immediate move to a 100% renewable energy economy

My Visit to the Middelgrunden Wind Farm, Copenhagen (via Ecobeth)

It was a thrill for me to be able to travel to Denmark July 19-21, 2011 and visit the Middelgrunden Wind Farm, installed in 2000. It is located about a mile out in the North Sea from Copenhagen city, and is comprised of 20 turbines in a subtle arch formation. They produce 40 MW of […]

Map Shows New York City Rooftops’ Potential for Solar Power

Two-thirds of New York City’s rooftops are suitable for solar panels and could jointly generate enough energy to meet half the city’s demand for electricity at peak periods, according to a new, highly detailed interactive map to be made public on Thursday. via Map Shows New York City Rooftops’ Potential for Solar Power – NYTimes.com.

My LI Pulse Green Energy Rant: Director’s Cut

IW: My article: starts: Over 30 years ago, President Carter put solar panels on the White House. But don’t go looking for them—President Reagan took them down. Bush 1 and Clinton kept them down. Bush 2 did put three smallish solar collectors on the White House grounds for a maintenance shed and the pool, but […]

New Record For Irish Wind Power Output

h/t Al Terna St. Stephens day 2010 saw a new record for wind power output in Ireland. At 4:15 pm on the 26th of December, Irish wind power output reached 1,228 MW according to Eirgrid. This meant that 33% of all electricity being used in Ireland was produced by wind energy. via Irish Energy News […]

The Energy Transition: Steps Towards a World Without Oil 12/16/10

The Energy Transition: Steps Towards a World Without Oil with Terry Morrone, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Adelphi University The forum is at 7 PM, December 16, 2010 in the auditorium of the Huntington Public Library. Topics include 1-Need for the Change 2-Cost of the Transition in Dollars 3-Cost in Energy 4-Relative advantages of Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Coal, Nuclear, […]