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I am excited to say that RNRG was recently invited to speak on a panel at the AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference. The panel focused on how technology can be used to minimize the wildlife impacts of wind energy and explored what it takes to develop game-changing technologies and get them to market.
Around this time last year, Renewable NRG Systems set a goal for ourselves and our industry of eventually powering our planet with 100% renewable energy. When we put these words down as our corporate vision, we knew clearly that it was the right goal, but we honestly had no sense for how and when we might collectively get there.
I have worked in the wind energy industry for over three decades. I became and have remained involved because of my long-held concerns about energy security and environmental stewardship. I am convinced that wind is part of the solution.
A moratorium on wind energy in Vermont? And just when it seemed we were making progress. It seems NIMBYism is alive and well around the world.
If you’ve read my past posts, you know I love numbers and finance. If you share those same passions, read on.
* Natural gas prices are at a historic low because of government subsidies through tax credits, loans, grants, and lack of regulation of hydraulic fracturing.
NRG Systems is not a turbine manufacturer or a wind farm developer (unlike our namesake NRG Energy). We build equipment and systems to measure the wind. Our products – towers, sensors and data loggers – were used on Lowell Mountain to evaluate and characterize the wind resource for the developer...
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“Pain at the pump” is a common expression in the US news media. Filling up your vehicle is a chore and watching the meter rise is a helpless feeling. When I started working at NRG Systems, gasoline was under $1 a gallon. Those days aren’t coming back.