Photo Courtesy of Principle Power Latest round of DOE funds earmarked for siting, construction and installation. Related Links: U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Purveyors Gaining Ground Offshore N.J. Wind-Farm Developer Will Challenge State Rejection Clemson Facility to Drive New Grid, Wind-Energy Research Three offshore wind-energy producers have received the nod from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to construct demonstration projects off both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The projects, which will receive up to $47 million each in DOE funds, were among seven projects selected in December 2012 to receive $4 million each to demonstrate design, engineering and permitting for their
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.