Resilience at the Edge: City of Eastport Considers Harnessing Tidal Power for Island Microgrid

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 17 May 2024 19:15:44 +0000

The 1,300 people who call Eastport, Maine, home live in the easternmost point in the continental United States. The bridged island, connected to the mainland by a single causeway, faces powerful Atlantic Ocean winds and is susceptible to disruptive power outages. But it was not always that way. The city … [continued]

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US Offshore Wind Industry Readies Self For Another Round

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 14:54:16 +0000

US offshore wind stakeholders are ready for a comeback in 2024 after suffering a series of blows last year.

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Offshore Wind Area Detailed for Gulf of Maine; New York Project Delivering Power

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2024 17:59:46 +0000

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its designation of an offshore wind energy area in the Gulf of Maine. The BOEM, in a notice published in […]

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Maine Lawmakers Back Transmission Project for Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2023 16:00:33 +0000

A project to build more than 100 miles of transmission lines, along with multiple substations, to enable the use of more renewable energy in Maine has received support from state […]

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Do We Have The Mechanics Needed For The Electric Boat Revolution?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 18:06:05 +0000

Electric cars have grown by leaps and bounds in the past decade, and a large network of mechanics who can service those electric cars has grown up around this new electric car market. We often write about other, much more nascent electric vehicle markets — electric airplanes, electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, and electric […]

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Happy New Year for Climate & Cleantech, New England?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 12:39:53 +0000

Happy New Year! According to the science, over the next 7 years we must focus on reducing emissions of heat-trapping gases significantly to halve emissions by 2030 and avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Getting there requires an all-of-society approach; getting there requires leadership at all levels of government. Inauguration Week We all settled […]

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Millions Of US Homes Are Installing Heat Pumps. Will It Be Enough?

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 12:00:47 +0000

The US heat pump market is growing, but it needs to accelerate to achieve critical climate goals. Across the United States, over 15 states and roughly 100 cities have begun to shift policies to encourage or require electrification of homes, workplaces, schools, and government buildings. In fact, as of November 1, 2022, four states have explicitly […]

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