More and more companies are “going green” and striving to incorporate sustainability practices into their workplaces. Some are recognizing the link between these efforts and the bottom line. Others view it as a moral imperative.
Viewing Posts from February, 2011
This is a political battle which may end up in federal court, but in terms of the alternatives presented below, there has been one startling change in the Vermont context — strong public resistance to the construction of wind farms.
I’ve just returned from a Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) board meeting, inspired as usual and so excited about the great progress the organization has made since its formation in 2005.
There is a lot of buzz lately about implementing condition-based maintenance (CBM) practices and technologies for wind turbines.
A long time ago, in a place far away (London around 1980), I was offered the chance to work in either New York or Hong Kong. Both places had tremendous appeal as energetic, exciting cities.
Competition or cooperation with China will seem like an odd question to many in the U. S. wind industry. Since my last blog post on China, you may have noted the Global Wind Energy Council announcement that China passed the USA for installed wind capacity:
China now has 42.
Seat 75E is not the seat you want on a flight from Cape Town to London. Middle seat, last row, strangers on both sides, for nearly 12 hours.
In an online debate run by The Economist, Robert Bryce of the Manhattan Institute and Steve Sawyer of the Global Wind Energy Council have been debating the effectiveness of natural gas vs. renewables in limiting the world’s carbon emissions.