Posts tagged: Atlantic Ocean

World’s First Entirely Renewable-Energy Place: Wind-Swept Scottish Island

If you’re looking to unplug from the grid, you might want to head to Eigg, a small island off the coast of Scotland. Eigg intends to become the first island to rely entirely on renewable energy sources, Al Jazeera reports. The island–part of the Hebrides archipelago–is in the process of creating a network of solar […]

Fastest Transatlantic Crossing by Solar Power

PlanetSolar breaks Guinness world record Marigot, St. Martin — Switzerland’s MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar boat, sailed 2,867miles (5,310 kilometers) across the Atlantic Ocean at the average speed of 5.3 knots before reaching Marigot, St. Martin, in the French West Indies; the first-of-its-kind catamaran completed this year’s passage across the Atlantic in 22 […]

Wind energy can power much of East Coast, study says

Wind energy can power much of East Coast… The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says. Tweet