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Wading Wattage: Floating Wind Turbine In Maine A Game Changer

Offshore wind turbines could more than quadruple the United States’ wind energy production, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Until now, the United States has lagged behind countries like Denmark and the U.K. in installing offshore wind turbines, despite the vastly larger shorelines. That situation will likely change with the recent installation of a floating wind turbine off of ...

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Recycled Cities can be the New Green Building Alternative

The threat of global warming is very real, and scientists are providing the world with fresh information every other day to reiterate this fact. Eminent personalities like Al Gore had help propel the need for sustainable living to the forefront, garnering interest for the subject from all quarters. Substantial study on green house gas emissions and their harmful interaction with ...

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Energy Jobs: Tax Credits for Green Energy Extended Through 2013

In the frantic rush to avoid toppling over the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Congressional Republicans scrambled to shake hands and extended tax credits for alternative energy sources, and for green energy jobs. Wind energy wasn’t the only winner, as the production tax credit was extended for one year. Geothermal, hydropower and biomass also benefit. Green energy industries other than ...

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HOW TO BECOME A PLAYER IN GLOBAL SECURITY: ELECTRIC CARS ARE A STRATEGIC WEAPON

BY DR. HAROLD GOLDMEIER MANAGING PARTNER, GOLDMEIER INVESTMENTS LLC AND INSTRUCTOR AT AMERICAN JEWISH UNIVERSITY, TEL AVIV IN BUSINESS AND SOCIAL POLICY HAROLD.GOLDMEIER@GMAIL.COM 050-2619116 OR 773-764-4357(U.S.). Dr. Goldmeier was a Research and Teaching Fellow at Harvard U. where he received his doctorate in education and government. He worked in the Illinois civil rights office, for three Governors and the U. S. ...

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Wind Jobs: Iowa Republicans Lead Call for Renewing Wind Tax Credits

28 governors have formed a bi-partisan committee asking Congress to renew the Production Tax Credit for wind energy. It’s one of the most urgent items on the Lame Duck Congress’s plate, because the PTC expires at the end of 2012. Over 37,000 wind jobs are at stake. The group is led by Republican Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa. “Significant private ...

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Wind Jobs: Largest Global Offshore Wind Project Proposed in Scotland

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect environmental job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! A Madrid-based wind company has submitted plans to build the largest wind farm in the world off the coast of Scotland. The proposed development would create thousands of U.K. wind jobs, and set Scotland ...

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Down the Line: The Impact Solar Arrays Have on a Community

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! Solar power generation affects more of the local community than many may realize. Although there is a variety of ways photovoltaic technologies can be implemented, there is still quite a few common attributes that ...

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