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Electric boats coming (slowly) to Maine coast

The always reliable Tux Turkel has a piece in the Portland Press-Herald about the tentative arrival of electric boats along the Maine coast. (Read it here) This quote sums it up, I think: “I think we’re in the early, Tesla stages,” he said, making a car analogy. “It’s...

Historic Vermont wind-power site gets NIMBY’d

A hill known as Grandpa’s Knob near Rutland, Vermont, is generally considered to have been the site of the first large (1 MW) electricty-generating wind turbine, back in 1941. (VPR story here) A truly historic accomplishment that New England should be proud of....

UNH: Tiny satellites have a big scientific ROI

From UNH News Service: Good things can indeed come in small packages, especially when it relates to satellite technology. Scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found that innovative miniature CubeSats, usually no larger than a box of tissues, can be just...

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