A new solar farm has gone up on the old town dump in Dartmouth in just five months: The capped Russells Mills Road Landfill has a new lease on life after Borrego Solar Systems Inc. quietly topped the former dump with a solar farm, a … [Read more...]
Let’s hear it for…..
National Grid. They had the foresight to opt into buying half the power generated by the Cape Wind Project. It's a good start, but there is still much to be done in this area. Thank you again National Grid. Respectfully … [Read more...]
No, Senator Klobuchar, More Corn Ethanol is NOT the Answer!
*From an NRDC article published in March 2010, we learn that "the current corn ethanol tax credit is effectively costing tax payers $4.18 per gallon and is driving up grain prices." The author, Nathanael Greene, concludes … [Read more...]
Team Boston’s Solar Home Shining the Light Toward the Future
Much like this competition, the United States is currently in a race with China, Spain and other nations for clean energy jobs and technology. In June, the House passed the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act which includes … [Read more...]
Stop Delaying Cape Wind Say Unions, Enviornmentalists
Now the project--which would power up to three-quarters of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket with approximately 450 megawatts of emissions-free electricity-is facing another delay. Unions and environmental groups are speaking … [Read more...]
Question for science & economic geeks: is NSTAR Green for real
Recently I've received an offer to switch our electric service to 'NSTAR Green,' which offers to supply me with electricity from renewable energy sources, likely at somewhat higher than my current rates. An MIT-educated friend scoffed … [Read more...]
Yes We Can!
In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected president. He proclaimed that it was "morning in America". He then proceeded to ignore every long term problem facing the country and the world, while busting unions, doubling the military … [Read more...]
Roslindale Day Parade
Hello All: The annual Roslindale Day Parade is scheduled for next Sunday, October 5th, 2008. Its' "theme" is Roslindale Goes Green. Roslindale has over 38,000 residents and no significant renewable energy generation. Mayor … [Read more...]
Whoo-Hoo! Frabjous Day! Calloo-Callay!
From the mid-day update of the Cape Cod Times:"Congressional leaders today reached a compromise that strips language from a Coast Guard reauthorization bill that would have given the governor the power to stop the proposed Nantucket Sound … [Read more...]
All Aboard! Matt Mulvey comes out strong for new railways in South Shore
At the Plymouth County Democratic League meeting yesterday in Wareham, Matt Mulvey, Democratic Candidate for State Senate, announced his support for new transportation services along with the Greenbush rail in the Plymouth-Norfolk … [Read more...]