Renewables

Sears Tower Is Going Green – NYTimes.com

Jun 25th, 2009 | By

Sears Tower Is Going Green – NYTimes.com: “CHICAGO — The Sears Tower, that bronze-black monument that forms the 110-story peak of the skyline here and stands as the tallest office building in the Western Hemisphere, will soon have another unique feature: wind turbines sprouting from its recessed rooftops high in the sky.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Turbine project approved for Torrington farm | The Republican-American

Jun 25th, 2009 | By

Turbine project approved for Torrington farm | The Republican-American: “TORRINGTON — A 200-foot tall wind turbine will soon rise from a family farm after the Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday approved a plan that was widely accepted by neighbors.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



A letter from Roger Smith of Clean Water Action: ‘Efficiency, Clean Energy Funds to be raided — call your legislators’ | CT Environmental Headlines

Jun 24th, 2009 | By

A letter from Roger Smith of Clean Water Action: ‘Efficiency, Clean Energy Funds to be raided — call your legislators’ | CT Environmental Headlines: Roger Smith of Clean Water Action writes: The state legislature is meeting today in a “special session” to work on a new budget for the state. I just received word this

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Celebrating The ‘Green’ In High Tech: Three Rivers tech fair showcases businesses selling energy savings | TheDay.com

Jun 24th, 2009 | By

Celebrating The ‘Green’ In High Tech: Three Rivers tech fair showcases businesses selling energy savings | TheDay.com: “Norwich – Wind power. Tankless water heaters. Insulated window panes. That and more were the subject of fair-goers’ questions at the Green Technology Information Fair Tuesday at Three Rivers Community College.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Shelton Business Wins Approval For Wind Turbine | Valley Independent Sentinel

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By

Shelton Business Wins Approval For Wind Turbine | Valley Independent Sentinel: “SHELTON, Connecticut — A local manufacturer of green technology is trying to go greener by erecting a 37-foot tall wind turbine on its Waterview Drive site.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Potential wind power is 23 times current US electricity use – Ars Technica

Jun 23rd, 2009 | By

Potential wind power is 23 times current US electricity use – Ars Technica: “A trio of researchers have calculated the sort of yields we might see if the world took advantage of all the wind power available to it. It’s a bit of a thought experiment, but the numbers are still impressive: 40 times the

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Rell: Latest Regional Carbon Auction Brings $4.7 Million to Connecticut | CT Environmental Headlines

Jun 22nd, 2009 | By

Latest Regional Carbon Auction Brings $4.7 Million to Connecticut: Funds To Support Clean Energy Program, Green Jobs | CT Environmental Headlines: Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell said today the latest regional auction of carbon allowances has generated $4.7 million for Connecticut’s clean energy and energy efficient programs, which include incentives for solar rebates and leases

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A letter from Roger Smith of Clean Water Action: ‘Efficiency, Clean Energy Funds to be raided — call your legislators’ | CT Environmental Headlines

Jun 21st, 2009 | By

A letter from Roger Smith of Clean Water Action: ‘Efficiency, Clean Energy Funds to be raided — call your legislators’ | CT Environmental Headlines: Roger Smith of Clean Water Action writes: The state legislature is meeting today in a “special session” to work on a new budget for the state. I just received word this

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Windows of Winsted: Bringing Main Street back to its heyday – The Register Citizen

Jun 21st, 2009 | By

Windows of Winsted: Bringing Main Street back to its heyday – The Register Citizen: “A black and white film shot by town resident Carmine Cornelio is a remarkable historical document, prized by local historians as a record of Winsted’s storied past and, perhaps, a reminder of the town’s long-delayed revival. The Economic Development Commission is

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Wind turbine decision may happen Wednesday – The Register Citizen

Jun 19th, 2009 | By

Wind turbine decision may happen Wednesday – The Register Citizen: “TORRINGTON — The Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday on granting a permit to Optiwind for construction of a mid-sized wind turbine at 725 Klug Hill Road. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Sullivan Senior Center, 88 East Albert

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Master of the Harbor: Town Looking for Volunteer Harbormaster – Guilford Courier

Jun 19th, 2009 | By

Master of the Harbor: Town Looking for Volunteer Harbormaster – Guilford Courier: “Do you have an interest and knowledge of the boating industry and are retired or in a position to volunteer your time? If so, the position of harbormaster for the town of Guilford might just be the thing to put the wind in

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Event: Tickets still available for the CT NOFA Farm and Agriculture Tour in Windham County 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27 | CT Environmental Headlines

Jun 19th, 2009 | By

Tickets still available for the CT NOFA Farm and Agriculture Tour in Windham County 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 27 | CT Environmental Headlines: Tickets are still available for the CT NOFA Farm and Agriculture Tour, which will visit three different member farms within Windham County from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June

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360 State Shoots For Platinum | New Haven Independent

Jun 18th, 2009 | By

360 State Shoots For Platinum | New Haven Independent: “Thanks to a last-minute windfall from state lawmakers, a developer said he’ll reach for a higher environmental standard on his downtown high-rise.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Fair Haven "Energy District" On Tap | New Haven Independent

Jun 17th, 2009 | By

Fair Haven "Energy District" On Tap | New Haven Independent: “If Giovanni Zinn has his way, businesses on River Street may soon be pulling power from the sun, the wind, and even the tides.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Today is Global Wind Day – Renewable Energy World

Jun 15th, 2009 | By

Today is Global Wind Day – Renewable Energy World: “Monday June 15 is Global Wind Day, an awareness campaign for the promotion of wind energy worldwide, organized by European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). It is being celebrated in 25 countries, promoting awareness of wind energy worldwide and inviting

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Event: KeepItGreen-EW to host clean-up event 10 a.m. July 11 | Keepitgreen-ew.org

Jun 15th, 2009 | By

KeepItGreen-EW to host clean-up event 10 a.m. July 11 | Keepitgreen-ew.org: keepitgreen-ew.org is an organization focused on cleaning up the roadsides of East Windsor and an opportunity for local citizens to get involved with their community and work towards a common goal. Going green starts with keeping our town green and litter-free. Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Letter: Measurable Benefits From Solar Panels In West Hartford — Courant.com

Jun 15th, 2009 | By

Letter: Measurable Benefits From Solar Panels In West Hartford — Courant.com: “The June 9 letter ‘Steep Price Paid To Cut Electric Bill’ is misleading and misses the point on developing renewable energy for West Hartford. No West Hartford taxpayer dollars have been spent on purchasing the solar panels.” Robert Bell and Tom Coughlin are members

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Nation’s largest solar plant to be built in NM – The Register Citizen

Jun 12th, 2009 | By

Nation’s largest solar plant to be built in NM – The Register Citizen: “ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Utility officials announced plans Thursday to build a giant solar energy plant in the New Mexico desert in what is believed to be the largest such project in the nation.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com



Personal Power Arrives in Kent | Litchfield County Times

Jun 12th, 2009 | By

Personal Power Arrives in Kent | Litchfield County Times: “KENT-Electrician Mark Lenz became a trailblazer in Connecticut last week when he put up what he believes to be the first residential vertical axis wind turbine in the state on his home on Iron Mountain. Mr. Lenz said the turbine will produce between one kilowatt and

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Crowd mostly positive about Optiwind turbine – The Register Citizen

Jun 11th, 2009 | By

Crowd mostly positive about Optiwind turbine – The Register Citizen: “TORRINGTON — A large and largely positive crowd packed a crowded shuffleboard room at the Sullivan Senior Center Wednesday to partake in a public hearing on a proposed wind turbine on Klug Hill Road.” Provided by www.CTEnvironmentalHeadlines.com