Tag Archives: turbine

Regardez! La Tour Eiffel a maintenant l’énergie verte!

  You will have to look carefully (and that’s the way it should be, of course) but the Eiffel Tower now sports wind turbines.  In this very interesting article you can read about a project to add wind power and other sustainability-oriented features to the French landmark. What we like about this project is the […]

Big Ship, Big Blades

One look at the huge ship (612 feet long) and you knew it was something special.  It was backed up to the middle bridge of the Piscataqua River and loomed over the roadway.  How to handle the ship and its cargo is a project.  The Port Director at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, considered the project as […]

Salt of the earth…

Several of our last posts have focused on the economic and social responsibility legs of the triple bottom line.  With this post we return to the environmental leg, with a “green by definition” project which was just turned over for operation in sunny Spain. “Green by definition” is one end of the Green Rainbow we […]

Wind Power Super Highway

As I was waiting for my flight back from the PMI Global Congress in Washington, DC, I picked up a discarded Washington Post (…..REUSE..REUSE…).  There was an article by Juliet Eilperin about Google backing a “superhighway”  for wind power, subtitled Underwater Energy Grid. If that wasn’t exciting enough, there was a sub-subtitle $5 billion project […]

Blade running

In the film Blade Runner (at least the original that I’m familiar with), Rick Deckard, played by Harrison Ford, had a job to do. From Wikipedia: The film depicts a dystopian Los Angeles in November 2019 in which genetically engineered organic robots called replicants—visually indistinguishable from adult humans—are manufactured by the all-powerful Tyrell Corporation as […]