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From turf to turbines Irish energy goes green

A few years ago, just in time for St. Patrick's Day, I blogged about a little known 'cub' of the oft-described 'Celtic Tiger:' the fast-growing Irish wind energy industry. As the calendar…

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Regional Cooperation for Southeastern Offshore Wind

SACE staff Chris Carnevale and Simon Mahan contributed to this post. 15.7 million people reside in the Southeast Coastal Region – along the coasts of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. …

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Tybee Island Community Comes Together for Water and Energy Fair

The wind was blowing in the right direction as I made my way into the Tybee Island YMCA for the Water and Energy Fair on Saturday, February 11.  The fair, which was…

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Wind Energy Creates Good Jobs and Green Jobs in the Southeast

Last week, I presented on wind energy at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference in Atlanta hosted by the Blue Green Alliance. The Southeast isn't well known as a bastion for wind…

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Register Now for the Southeastern Coastal Wind Energy Conference

  The Southeast has good wind energy resources in coastal and offshore areas. The Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference, being held in Charlotte on March 8/9, will connect experts together from academia, government,…

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City of Tybee Island Says YES to Wind Energy

SACE staff Chris Carnevale and Jennifer Rennicks contributed to this post. We commend the Tybee Island City Council for passing the “Tybee Island Wind Power Resolution” last night. The resolution recognizes the…

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Obama Administration Hits the Accelerator for Responsible Offshore Wind Development

Last week, on Thursday, February 2, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the Obama Administration is green-lighting the process for offshore wind leasing along the Mid-Atlantic coast. We applaud the…

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Wind Power is the Most Under Exploited Energy Opportunity in the Southern U.S.

This blog is a guest post by Herman K. Trabish originally posted at greentechmedia. New technologies make the Southern states’ wind resources a new frontier for developers. The U.S. has nearly 45,000…

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The Sooner Wind Energy Comes to the Southeast

A company has proposed linking wind farms in Oklahoma to the Southeast via a high voltage superhighway for clean energy. Clean Line Energy (a Houston-based company) has been announcing contracts, partnerships and…

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Offshore Wind in Hot Water?

Earlier this month, NRG Bluewater Wind announced its much-anticipated, Mid-Atlantic offshore wind farm proposals were being put on hold, indefinitely. While this could certainly be viewed as a setback for offshore wind development…