Tag: virginia

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Intentional EcoVillage Takes Shape In Virginia

Green co-housing enthusiasts of Virginia, take note: The Floyd EcoVillage, a new intentional community focused on bringing together people who want to live and work “in an environment that encourages sustainability, personal growth and lifelong learning” is coming to the… Read More

New Virginia Affordable Housing Community Goes Green

Affordable and green. Those characteristics look to possibly intersect at the newly opened vPoint Apartments located in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. The new high-rise, mixed-income apartment community is said to be the first step in addressing that city’s… Read More
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Offshore Wind Power Spotlight Turns To Virginia

The Virginia coast is apparently in high demand—specifically an area of 113,000 acres that sits 24 miles off the coastline. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a “Call for Information and Nominations” for the federal waters in… Read More
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Virginia Offshore Wind Developers Explored (ANALYSIS)

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of ᔥ Offshore Wind Wire. Author credit goes to Todd Griset. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is reviewing expressions of interest by eight potential offshore wind developers in… Read More
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Virginia Offshore Wind Turbine Could Move Industry Forward

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of ᔥ Offshore Wind Wire. Author credit goes to David McGllnchey. Earlier this week, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the state’s Marine Resources Commission had approved a single five-megawatt… Read More
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Yes, Virginia Does Do Solar

Since last summer, when Gov. Robert McDonnell signed into law a number of bills supporting solar energy development in Virginia, some exciting things have been happening on the solar energy front in the state. Late last year, Dominion Virginia Power… Read More