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Solar Plane Crosses the Moroccan Desert

Solar Plane Crosses the Moroccan Desert

Friday last week, a solar-powered aircraft named “The Solar Impulse” flew over the Moroccan desert to promote renewable energy. The plane took of from Rabat at dawn on Thursday and spent almost one day in the air crossing the desert. Andre Borschberg, the Swiss pilot, said “the flight was magnificent” right before he took the plane down for landing in […]
Hoover Dam #6 on TripAdvisor’s top 10 most popular U.S. attractions list

Hoover Dam #6 on TripAdvisor’s top 10 most popular U.S. attractions list

Travel website TripAdvisor has released a list of the top 10 tourist attractions in the U.S., and the iconic Hoover Dam was number six on the list. TripAdvisor selected these sites by reviewing tour and activity bookings at each attraction in 2019. About Hoover Dam, TripAdvisor said: “The Hoover Dam, located near Boulder City and previously known as “Boulder Dam,” is […]
Ireland Selected for Wave-Energy Project

Ireland Selected for Wave-Energy Project

Swedish power utility Vattenfall and Irish wave-energy developer Wavebob announced on Monday plans to build a commercial-scale wave-energy project off the west coast of Ireland.
British Prime Minister Opens World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

British Prime Minister Opens World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday officially opened London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Story of a Windmill

Story of a Windmill

I’m starting a new chapter, on wind power, and have spent the past few days digging into newspaper archives (digital digging, that is) to learn about the history of windmills and wind power.  I came across a strange story published in the Chicago Daily Tribune, August 31, 1873, titled “The Story of a Windmill.”  I can’t quite tell whether it’s made up or not, […]
$2 M Rebate Helps Furnish 766 kW Solar Project

$2 M Rebate Helps Furnish 766 kW Solar Project

The solar-powered vineyard trend continues - and certainly in a big way with Rodney Strong Vineyards. The California winery is now the proud owner of a 766 kW photovoltaic (PV) electric system provided and installed by Berkeley-based PowerLight.
Work Begins on Half MW Solar Electric System

Work Begins on Half MW Solar Electric System

In what could be seen as a growing trend among California wine-makers, St. Francis Winery commissioned the installation of a 457 kW solar electrical system for its Winery in Santa Rosa. At nearly 500 kW, St. Francis' new solar array will be one of the largest solar installations in the Wine Country - and in the nation.
Wind Power Cropping Up in Oregon Farmlands

Wind Power Cropping Up in Oregon Farmlands

Construction is underway on the Combine Hills Turbine Ranch I wind farm just outside Milton-Freewater, Oregon. The new 41 MW facility will be completed before year's end, and will connect with PacifiCorp's transmission system, supplying renewable power to nearly 12,000 Pacific Power customers in the Northwest.
Hydro Generator Puget Sound Completes Trap-and-Haul Facility and Hatchery to Boost Salmon Runs

Hydro Generator Puget Sound Completes Trap-and-Haul Facility and Hatchery to Boost Salmon Runs

Hydropower generator Puget Sound Energy recently completed construction of a new fish hatchery and an advanced upstream trap-and-haul facility on the North Cascades' Baker River, projects expected to further increase the river's once struggling salmon populations.
Winery Dedicates Half-MW Solar Project

Winery Dedicates Half-MW Solar Project

Bay Area policymakers joined with St. Francis Winery & Vineyard and PowerLight Corporation in dedicating St. Francis Winery's new solar array. This 457 kW solar electric system is one of the largest solar installations in the Wine Country -- and in the nation. Covering 80,000 square feet, this solar array produces the equivalent electricity during the day to power over 450 homes, and generates over 40 percent of the winery's energy needs. The installation was completed in June 2004.