Posts Tagged ‘ Verdant Power ’

Powering the Future:Underwater turbines harness river power

Aug 7th, 2013 | By

In the middle of the East River river sits Roosevelt Island, a narrow, 150-acre strip of land that serves as the home base for a company called Verdant Power.

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.