Gallery: NYC Mayor Bloomberg Looks to Danish Offshore Windfarms for Ins...

 

As the world’s eyes zeroed in on this week’s COP15 climate change talks, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg gazed on a much more placid scene – Denmark’s 209 megawatt Horns Rev 2, the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Bloomberg admired the overhead view as he toured the farm by helicopter, and expressed his desire for the Big Apple to follow suit. With gears already cranking on a 700-megawatt wind energy project in Long Island that could eclipse the Horns Rev 2, the mayor seemed to be daydreaming of his own wind-powered vision for NY‘s future.

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  1. davidwayneosedach December 18, 2009 at 1:01 pm

    Very ambitious! And very state-of-the-art. Bloomberg’s plan to use wind driven in NYC is great. He will set the example for other major cities to follow.

  2. VerdantCasey December 16, 2009 at 2:21 pm

    Bloomberg’s already invested personally in green tech consulting groups, so it’s no surprise he’s ready to move forward with some alternative energy projects for NY. This off-shore wind farm could do great things for the city’s power needs and constant shortages.

    If you’re interested in wind energy, check out http://www.greencollareconomy.com. It has hundreds of case studies on emerging green technology and wind farns. It’s also the largest b2b green directory on the web.

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