As I write this, the nuclear power plants in Fukushima, Japan have poisoned the farmland and homes on the northeast coast of Japan for at least a 15 mile radius and now threaten to release significant radiation into the ocean on the northeast coast of Japan with unfathomable damage.
Viewing Posts from March, 2011
I recently became chair of the American Wind Wildlife Institute. Being chair of any organization comes with a certain level of responsibility. Sometimes it helps to remind myself that having all the answers is, thankfully, not one of these responsibilities.
I recently watched a CBS News 60 Minutes show titled "The Age of The Millennials," also known as Generation Y (those born between 1982 and 1995) and how to understand this generation as they are entering the workforce.
I strongly believe (always have) that every person wants to do a good job when they come to work. In life in general, we want to be better tomorrow than we are today – this is just human nature.
The wind is howling in Vermont’s biggest snowstorm of the season. I dressed for work as usual this morning, but when I opened the garage door, the wall of snow was higher than my car.
As a finance guy, I love to harp on the importance of long-term financial planning (which I’ll do in a moment) but I’m thinking about it today from a global energy standpoint. Our addiction to oil has been discussed for ages.
The wind industry has long been a source of innovation, yet you, like I am, may be acutely aware that the rules of the innovation game in renewable energy are changing.
Last week I landed at Washington National in D. C. on one of the windiest days the city could remember. At the airport, 40 mph winds jounced and bounced our modest-sized jet from Burlington. Quite fitting, I thought for the wind energy lobby day on Capitol Hill.
To ensure smooth operations, you want to provide your entire supply chain as much visibility and information as possible throughout the manufacturing process.