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Alternative Energy in the News

 
Federal Offshore Wind Initiatives Praised by VCERC's Hatcher

February 8, 2011

Hatcher team creates new process to boost biofuel production from algae

August 20, 2010

ODU in Proposed WindSTAR Research Center Coalition of Universities and Industry

July 21, 2010

Chief of Naval Research: Technology Can Help Reduce the Cost of Weapon Systems

July 6, 2010

Radar wrangle has Oceana echoes

June 17, 2010

Military gives preliminary OK to Va. wind tracts

By Steve Szkotak, The Associated Press, May 20, 2010

Grant would fund biomass research center

By Charlie Passut | Tidewater News
Published Friday, May 14, 2010

Companies Reported to be Developing Genetically Modified Algae for Biofuels

By dglassassociates, March 17, 2010

Groups Say Wind Energy Losing Out Amidst Storm Over Oil

WAMU, May 6, 2010

Speakers consider green energy

Tasley Eastern Shore News, May 5, 2010

Report: Offshore wind farm wouldn't affect military ops off Va. Beach

WVEC Channel 13- May 4, 2010

USA: 10% of Virginia’s energy could come from offshore wind

May 3, 2010

Report says offshore wind farm wouldn't affect Navy

The Associated Press,Virginia Beach, May 3, 2010

Study outlines Va. offshore energy prospects

By Steve Szkotak,Associated Press Writer, May 3, 2010

Offshore wind could supply 10% of Virginia's power demands

Monday, May 03, 2010 7:52 AM

VCERC Report Makes Case For Wind Farms Off Virginia Shore

Old Dominion University, April 26, 2010

Gov's energy adviser: Broad plan is achievable

By Steve Szkotak,Associated Press, April 24, 2010

Governor Signs Bills Promoting Virginia's Energy Options

ODU News, April 2, 2010

Governor Bob McDonnell’s Energy Bill Signing Ceremony

April 2, 2010

Offshore Wind Legislation Passes Unanimously in Virginia General Assembly

April 2, 2010

McDonnell signs green energy legislation

April 2, 2010

Drilling popular among Va. Politicians

April 1, 2010

Questions Surround Offshore Drilling in VA

March 11, 2010

Legislation Attempts to Make VA "Energy Capital of East Coast"

March 10, 2010

Algae Association has Successful Workshop

March 10, 2010

NAA Algae Workshop to Focus on Wastewater Bioremediation/Nutrient Mining

Article posted by Newswire Today Monday, March 08, 2010

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's Plans: Jobs, Wine and Oil

February 24, 2010

VA Senate Passes Legislation on Offshore Royalties

February 22, 2010

Governors to come together over wind energy

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

ODU BIOFUELS TEAM CONSULTING ON CALIFORNIA WASTEWATER PROJECT

February 9, 2010

International attention on sewer plant: VVWRA eyes renewable energy projects that could power entire plant

Sunday, February 07, 2010

International attention on local sewer plant

February 6, 2010

Offshore drilling-royalties plan advances

Article posted by The Virginian-Pilot on February 2, 2010

Wind Power Editorial Breezed By the Facts

Article posted by Richmond Times-Dispatch on December 29, 2009

From algae to barley, options are plentiful

Article posted by fredericksburg.com on December 26, 2009

Hampton Roads Maritime Report

Article posted by SAIC/VCERC on July 2009

HARNESSING OF WIND ENERGY IS HOT TOPIC AT REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Article posted by Old Dominion University on November 18, 2009

ODU RESEARCHERS WORKING WITH PRIVATE COMPANY TO DEVELOP ALGAE HARVESTING SYSTEM

Article posted by Old Dominion University on November 16, 2009

Potential for abundant U.S wind power production supported by USOWC report

Article posted by DC Environmental News Examiner on November 11, 2009

Kaine announces move, wind

Article posted by The Washington Continent on September 27, 2009

VCU involved with algae biofuel research

Article posted by commonwealth times on September 24, 2009

GOVERNOR KAINE HIGHLIGHTS POTENTIAL FOR OFFSHORE WIND IN VIRGINIA

Article posted by Journal Press on September 22, 2009

Governor Kaine Highlights Potential for Offshore Wind in Virginia

Article posted by Virginia Government on September 22, 2009

Repower Virginia

Article posted by Daily Press on September 12, 2009

Virginia can be powered by renewable energy

Article posted by The Roanoke Times on September 11, 2009

Embracing pond scum

Article posted by Daily Press on August 15, 2009

From Pond Scum to Fuel

Article posted by PBS Aired on August 18, 2009

Talk will focus on algae as biofuel

Article posted by Cathy Jett on August 16, 2009

Embracing pond scum

Article posted by Daily press on August 15, 2009

MMS presents SAFE and OLA awards- George Hagerman Receives OLA award

Article posted by Hart Energy Publishing, LP on May 8, 2009

Exxon goes green

Article posted by dallas news on July 24, 2009

Making Hampton Roads and Virginia the East Coast Renewable Energy Leader

Article posted by HR Partnership on July 10, 2009

Commission on Technology and Science to Meet at ODU, July 9

Article posted on Old Dominion University News website on July 2, 2009.

Task force touts benefits of wind farm off Beach coast

Article posted by The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Ocean power surges amid tide of energy alternatives

Article posted by lex18

BOUCHER'S GIFT TO COAL-FIRED PLANTS

Article posted by The Roanoke Times, June 14, 2009

CUTTING CARBON: HOUSE BILL WILL HELP THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE ECONOMY

Article posted by Donald McEachin, Virginia State Senator Times-Dispatch Columnist, June 14, 2009

Workshop Set for Offshore Renewable Energy

Article posted by The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Hopes for wind power picking up in Virginia Beach

Article Posted by the Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VA May 16, 2009

Ocean power surges amid tide of energy alternatives

Article Posted by KlknTV, May 15, 2009

A better alternative off Virginia’s shores

Article posted by The Virginian-Pilot, June 8, 2009

Wind is clean, endless energy source

Article posted on WVEC.com, Craig Moeller, Thursday, May 14, 2009

Governer Kaine to speak May 6 in Blue Planet forum series

Article posted on Old Dominion University News website on April 23, 2009.

Algae-to-Biodiesel Research at ODU is Subject of Magazine Articles

Article posted on Old Dominion University News website on April 15, 2009.

Creating Green Jobs

Article by Nicole Anderson Ellis posted in Virginia Business on March 27, 2009.

VCERC Research Gets Boost From Climate Change Action Agreement Between Virginia and the United Kingdom

Article by Jim Raper posted on the Old Dominion University News website on February 12, 2009.

ODU Team Leads VCERC Day

Article by Jim Raper posted on the Old Dominion University News website on February 10, 2009.

Gov. Kaine to Open ODU's Algal Farm Pilot Project Near Hopewell Sept. 24

Article by Jim Raper posted on the Old Dominion University News website on September 10, 2008.

Wind Farm Off VA Coast Can Be Done, Researchers Say

Article by Scott Harper in the August 30, 2008 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Wind Is Given 2nd Look As Energy Needs Grow

Article in the August 3, 2008 issue of the Washington Post

China Declares Ambitious Alternative-Energy Plans

Article in the March 27, 2008 issue of Nature (volume 452).

Algae Can Help Us Move Past Ethanol's Problems

Article by Patrick G. Hatcher in the March 23, 2008 issue of The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Bay Group Wants EPA to Pick Up Pace on Cleanup

Article by Patrick Lynch in the March 18, 2008 issue of The Daily Press.

Global Wind Power Capacity Reaches 100,000 Megawatts

Article by Jonathan G. Dorn posted on March 4, 2008 on the Earth Policy Institute website.

Turbines Must Deal With The Birds And The Bats

Article by Hannah Northey in the January 25, 2008 issue of The Daily News Record.

New Idea Blows In: Wind Power Makes Inroads In Valley

Article by Dan Wright in the January 25, 2008 issue of The Daily News Record.

The Search For ‘Green Gold': If JMU Seniors Reach Their Goal, Algae May Help Fill Your Tank

Article by Heather Bowser in the January 25, 2007 issue of The Daily News Record.

ODU Experiment on Turning Sewage into Algae-Based Biodiesel is Flourishing

Article by Scott Harper in the January 19, 2008 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

SAIC Helps Virginia Become a Maritime Renewable Energy Research Leader

Article appeared in Summer/Fall 2007 issue of SAIC Magazine.

World's Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Approved For Thames Estuary Site

Article appeared in The Guardian on December 19, 2006.

Governor Kaine Announces Investments in Higher Education

A December 13, 2007 Press Release by the Office of Governor Timothy M. Kaine

Algae Cultivation Tanks Installed For “Green” Project At Wastewater Treatment Plant

Article by Jim Raper posted on the Old Dominion University News website on December 6, 2007.

Algae is Fuel for Thought on Saving the Environment

To view the video of this story, click here.
News story aired on the 5:30 edition of WVEC-TV (ABC) News on November 6, 2007, Craig Moeller reporting.

Kaine Discusses State's Options for Alternative Fuel Usage

Article by Scott Harper in the October 18, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Chesapeake OKs Controversial Biodiesel Plant in South Norfolk

Article by Mike Saewitz in the October 17, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

ODU Tests Fuel for the Future

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News story aired on the 6:00 edition of WAVY-TV (NBC) News on October 12, 2007, Cheryl Tan reporting.

ODU Researchers are Turning Trash into Treasure by Producing Biodiesel from Algae

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News story aired on the 5:30 edition of WAVY-TV (NBC) News on October 3, 2007, Cheryl Tan reporting.

Green Dreams

Article by Joel K. Bourne, Jr. in the Ocotber 2007 issue of National Geographic.

Clean Cities Program Calls for Clean Air, Fuels

This is the last in a series exploring alternative energy sources.
Article by Scott Harper in the September 23, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Turbulence Over Turbines at Virginia's First Planned Wind Farm

This is the third in a series exploring alternative energy sources.
Article by Scott Harper in the September 16, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Kaine Aims to Cut State's Greenhouse Gases 30 Percent by 2025

Article by Scott Harper in the September 13, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

As Alternative Fuel, Soybean Biodiesel Has Come a Long Way

This is the second in a series exploring alternative energy sources.
Article by Scott Harper in the September 9, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Next in Biofuels: Poultry Power

This is the first in a series exploring alternative energy sources.
Article by Scott Harper in the September 2, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

The Greenest Green Fuel

Article by Elizabeth Svoboda in the July 2007 issue of Popular Science.

Old Clean Coal

Article posted on Economist.com on July 3, 2007.

Wind, Algae Projects to Tap State Money for Energy Studies

Article by Scott Harper in the June 30, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Algae Biodiesel Startups Plan Large-Scale Algae Farms

Article by Clayton Bodie Cornell in the June 14, 2007 post on GreenOptions.com.

The Windmills Beyond

Article by Dan Ullman in the May 31, 2007 issue of The Washington Post.

Algae Bloom Again

Article by Amanda Leigh Haag in the May 31, 2007 issue of Nature (volume 447).

Actual Carbon Emissions Outpace Scenarios

Artcle by Liz Kalaughler, editor of environmentalresearchweb, posted on May 29, 2007.

Creating a Global Market for Biofuels

Artcle by Crystal Luxmore was posted on environmentalresearchweb on May 23, 2007.

Venture Capitalists Want to Put Some Algae in Your Tank

Article by Clifford Krauss in a recent issue of The New York Times posted on nytimes.com March 7, 2007.

Environmentally Minded Ingenuity Drives the Latest Business Wave to Plant its Roots in the Bay Area

Article by David R. Baker in a recent issue of The San Francisco Chronicle posted on sfgate.com March 4, 2007.

Virginia Leaders Argue Against Offshore Drilling

Story posted on WVEC.com on May 26, 2007.

Second Alternative Fuel Plant in the Works for Chesapeake

Article by Gregory Richards in the May 22, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

PSC Endorses Offshore Wind Farm for Delmarva

Article by Aaron Nathans in a recent issue of The News Journal posted on delawareonline May 9, 2007.

Wind Energy Ideal Hits Reality Headwind

Editorial in the April 3, 2007 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

Research Consortium Takes Aim at Alternative Energy Solutions

Article in March 2007 issue of "Richmond Review", a publication of Old Dominion University.

House Budget Promotes Alternative Energy Research

A February 6, 2007 Press Release from the office of Delegate Phil Hamilton.

Offshore 101: Economic Benefits Would Be Huge

Article by Frank Wagner in the April 2, 2006 issue of The Virginian-Pilot.

VCERC REPORT MAKES CASE FOR WIND FARMS OFF VIRGINIA SHORE

Old Dominion University, April 26, 2010

Gov's energy adviser: Broad plan is achievable

Article by Steve Szkotak and Associated Press, April 24, 2010

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