Posts tagged: Ohio

Ohioans Pledge To Buy Power From Lake Erie Wind Farm

(via Clean Technica) There is a wind farm being planned for Lake Erie called “Icebreaker.” Over 4,500 people in northeast Ohio pledged to purchase electricity from this wind farm, according to Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo), which is the non-profit organization… Tweet

A Solar-Powered Shed for India’s Perishable Food

Milk? Garbage. Spinach? Garbage. Leftover Thai takeout? Garbage. For millions in the Northeast, clearing out the fridge after days without power was just one more unsavory chore that was part of the cleanup process after Hurricane Sandy passed through. But in the developing world, throwing out food because of inadequate refrigeration isn’t just annoying, it’s […]

Campbell Soup to Boost Renewable Energy Use at Ohio Factory

  Campbell SoupCo. may be based in Camden, but Napoleon, Ohio, is the site of the company’s biggest food-manufacturing plant. Located near Toledo, the factory employs about 1,500 people who produce soups, sauces and beverages for the consumer-products giant. It’s also one of the focal points for Campbell Soup’s efforts to make its operations more […]

Michigan City Embraces Renewable Energy

Courtesy: www.greenvillemi.org To encourage green living, Wyandotte, like other cities, created a community garden. But this Michigan city’s project supplies solar energy instead of vegetables. The 49-kilowatt solar garden is just one way the city can generate 30 percent of its electricity from renewable energy. Roof-top solar panels power the water department, said Melanie McCoy, […]

Universal Design Living Laboratory Blends Technology, Green Features in Wheelchair-Friendly Footprint

When Rosemarie Rossetti moved into her new home on Friday, she effortlessly guided her wheelchair from the van through the front door of the Gahanna-area house. That simple act is the culmination of 14 years of frustration, dreams and persistence. The home Rossetti will share with her husband, Mark Leder, is more than just a […]