Now is the time to jump on green technology upgrades, given they’re mature enough to rely on but still new enough to qualify for “early adopter” incentives.
Is so-called cleantech (alternative energy and related sectors) still the next big thing for American venture capitalists?
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on the controversial Cape Wind project off Cape Cod in Massachusetts? — Mitchell Barstow, Bern, NC First proposed in 2001, the Cape Wind Project aims to put 130 wind turbines across 24 square miles of Horseshoe Shoal almost five miles offshore of Massachusetts’ Cape Cod to generate some 1,500 gigawatt hours of electricity per year from clean, renewable wind […]
Just a few years ago, many people found the possibility of solar powered roadways absurd. However, several scientists now believe the idea has real potential. Scott and Julie Brusaw came up with the idea eight years ago as a way to reduce greenhouse gases. Their company, Solar Roadways, builds glass-topped solar panels that can withstand […]