Posts Tagged ‘ tidal turbines ’

‘The Race’ for an alternative energy source

Apr 1st, 2013 | By

Since 2009, Roger Bason and his company, Natural Currents Energy of New Paltz, N.Y., have eyed The Race as a possible site for a network of tidal energy turbines that would convert the power of moving water into electricity. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on Natural Currents from The Day.

Company Gets License to Build Tidal Plant in NYC Waters

Jan 28th, 2012 | By

Verdant Power has been awarded a 10-year license for a tidal wave energy plant in New York City’s East River. Verdant has tested six turbines there in the tidal strait between New York Harbor and Long Island Sound. The power produced by that demonstration project powered a Gristedes supermarket and a parking garage on Roosevelt Island. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.