Posts Tagged ‘ Windsor ’

Tour the Farmington River Power Company & Rainbow Fish Ladder 9-10 a.m., June 7, Windsor

Jun 7th, 2014 | By

Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Ave.,  Windsor, 06095 Dams in the Rainbow area have harnessed waterpower from 1825 to this day.  Take this rare opportunity to tour the Rainbow Dam and Fish Ladder and the Farmington River Power Company built by Stanley Works in 1925.  You will see historic photographs and learn how the turbines and

[continue reading…]

State Celebrates Successful First Year of Commercial Clean Energy Financing Program

Feb 28th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s “Green Bank,” the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, says it has celebrated the successful first year of its nationally-recognized Commercial and Industrial Property Assessed Clean Energy, or C-PACE program. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from CEFIA.

UT CEO hints that its fuel cell business could be sold

May 23rd, 2012 | By

The chief executive officer of industrial conglomerate United Technologies Corp. hinted Tuesday that it could sell its fuel cell business.

Storms Complicate Matters, But Work Continues On River Trail Project

Dec 31st, 2011 | By

WINDSOR — Progress on construction of the multiuse River Trail is on schedule, despite a tropical storm in August that downed trees and flooded the banks of the Connecticut River and a freakish October snowstorm that brought down even more trees. Work on the trail, which eventually is expected to run from the Barber Street

[continue reading…]

Fuel cells have arrived: Fuel cells have arrived

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

As thousands of Connecticut residents hunkered down in the chilly, dark night after night waiting for power to be restored after the October snowstorm, folks at the South Windsor High School shelter were padding around in their socks, eating hot meals and getting ready to watch a film or play bingo with family, friends and

[continue reading…]

Obama environmental aide visiting city park, fuel cell plant in Connecticut

Jul 14th, 2011 | By

Nancy Sutley is set to visit UTC Power and Keney Park on Thursday. She’s chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will accompany Sutley at both visits.

Southern End of the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail Re-opens July 1, 2011 after eagles gain independence

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By

Once in decline due to the effects of pesticides, nesting bald eagles returned to Connecticut in 1992, after an absence of almost 50 years. Twenty-three bald eagle pairs were documented in the state this year, and 21 of those pairs made nests. Three of the 21 nests failed, and the 18 successful bald eagle pairs have fledged 29 chicks.

Windsor: Riverfront Trail In Windsor Approved

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By

WINDSOR — The town council has approved a plan to create a mutiuse trail along the Connecticut River that would run from the Barber Street Boat Launch to the Hartford city line. Construction of the $870,000 project could begin as early as June and include 10-foot-wide walking and cycling trails with access points to the

[continue reading…]

Windsor should build trail

Jan 29th, 2011 | By

If Windsor accepts a proposal by town manager Peter Souza, the dream of Riverfront Recapture’s trails extending into other towns, may become a reality.

Riverside Trail: Windsor Considers a Riverside Trail from boat launch to Hartford line –

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

Windsor town manager Peter Souza thinks the town should move forward with plans to complete a multi-use trail along the Connecticut River that would run from the Barber Street boat launch to the Hartford city line. via Riverside Trail: Windsor Considers a Riverside Trail from boat launch to Hartford line –

Pomfret wins award for land protection Bulletin

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

The Windsor-based Working Lands Alliance has awarded Pomfret one of its three annual Pathfinder awards for furthering the group’s cause of farmland preservation. via Pomfret wins award for land protection – Norwich Bulletin.

Windsor Park Going Green (video)

Sep 9th, 2010 | By

By the end of September, a geothermal heating and cooling system will be up and running inside the nature center in Northwest Park. via Windsor Park Going Green – Connecticut News Story – WFSB Hartford.

Company in Windsor to receive $9M to develop carbon capture technology

Sep 7th, 2010 | By

Alstom Power, with operations in Windsor, is one of five companies to receive part of $90 million in recovery funding today to develop advanced technologies for carbon dioxide capture for industrial systems and also application to power plants.

These projects will advance state-of-the-art CO2 capture technologies with increased efficiencies and decreased costs that can be applied as part of an integrated carbon capture and storage system.