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Doing the numbers on affordable, carbon-neutral housing

Jan 10, 2022
A Colorado community is building affordable housing that uses solar power to offset its carbon emissions, thanks to its location.
The new Sunnyside affordable housing project. Its name refers to the abundant sunlight the south-facing hillside gets and to its rooftop solar panels, which generate clean energy.
Matt Hoisch

First US off-shore wind farm on track to generate power

Sep 6, 2016
The five turbines of the Deepwater Wind project in Rhode Island are now complete.
Wind turbine blades at a port in Providence, prior to being installed. The first off-shore wind farm in the U.S. is nearing completion off the coast of Rhode Island.
Ambar Espinoza/RI Public Radio