By Nathan Furr, Todd Stevens, and Josh Ewing –
In Utah, the subject of global warming spurs heated debate. Our differing views, however, should not prevent us from uniting behind an important objective for Utah’s economic future.
Utah can and should be a leader in the new energy economy. We should leverage our natural resources and home-grown talent to take full advantage of exploding markets in renewable energy, clean technology, and next-generation fossil fuel technology.
No matter how...
In his State of the State address, Governor Herbert announced an ambitious new effort – the Utah Energy Initiative. Many in the clean tech world are excited about the announcement, hoping the effort can be the makings of an Apollo-mission-like plan for Utah.
In an editorial, the Salt Lake Tribune praised the effort but faulted Herbert for failing to mention climate change. But there’s no fault to be found for framing energy, especially renewable and alternative technologies, as an economic...
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01 25th, 2010 |
FirstWind’s Milford wind farm has put Utah on the map – for real – in the world of wind power generation. By far the largest wind farm in Utah, and one of the largest renewable energy projects in the intermountain west for 2009, the project has been chosen as a finalist in Renewable Energy World’s “Project of the Year” award contest.
You can help influence the outcome by voting for the project on the award program’s website.
And, while you’re in the...