Category Archives: Renewable Energy

STEM Education

STEM Education Students learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

An Introduction to America’s Strategy for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs arose from the 1976 creation of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Administered by the National Science and Technology Council the legislation is the principal means the Executive Branch of the United States […]

Blue Ocean Competitions

Renewable Energy Powering the Blue Economy

Powering the Blue Economy The U.S. Department of Energy continues to promote a series of competitions focused on Powering the Blue Economy. As the name implies these competitions tackle a range of ocean related business development opportunities. The competition “seeks innovators to integrate marine renewable energy with ocean observation platforms, ultimately revolutionizing our capability to […]

Are Tax Breaks Forthcoming for the Renewable Energy Sector?

Renewable Energy includes Solar, Wind, Hydro and Energy Storage

So, are the extension and/or expansion of tax breaks forthcoming for the renewable energy industry?  This is a possibility if draft legislation proposed by the House Ways and Means Committee is passed. The impetus driving the legislation is supporting and investing in technologies that combat climate change. The proposed bill builds on existing tax incentives […]

2018 Was a Very Good Year for Wind Power

Wind Energy wind turbines generating clean energy

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2018 report on Wind Power electricity generation shows a booming industry year. The report addresses costs and performance for three installation sectors including land based, offshore and distributed wind.  Distributed wind is categorized as small and localized wind powered systems providing electricity to homes, farms, businesses, public facilities and the […]