Green Energy / Green Jobs News & Events
New England Millwrights and Carpenter’s Unions Endorse
Geothermal Electrical Generation Plants for New England
January 20th, 2011 – Adminicus Green Energy Jobs Consortium is pleased to announce a cooperative agreement between the North east Regional Council of Millwrights and the New England Regional Council of Carpenters and Atlantic Geothermal, Inc. to work together to promote, lobby for, and build large-scale deep-earth geothermal electric generation plants throughout the New England Region.
Together with Adminicus, the parties involved will be undertaking a substantial lobbying and public education effort over the coming months. Stay tuned to this space, or Like us on Facebook to be kept abreast of all the developments in this exciting green energy / green jobs development project.
UMass Geologists get Geothermal Research Grant
December 4th, 2010 – UMASS Geologists have been awarded a $441,062 three-year grant to conduct the first comprehensive study of the geothermal energy potential of the rocks underlying the Northeast. New England has abundant granites and gneisses already generating heat deep below the surface, and this study aims to find out how hot they are and where exactly they are located.
Geothermal energy generation has the potential to cut electricity costs by 25 to 50 percent, is low profile from an infrastructure standpoint, environmentally friendly, and works 24 hours a day, regardless of the weather.
Read the complete article here.
Published November 8, 2010 UMASS In the Loop
Adminicus President Hired
November 15th – The Adminicus consortium announced on the hiring of its President, David Caputo, who also runs Positronic Design in Holyoke, MA.
Adminicus will hold it’s first election for leadership two week after Adminicus has reached 100 members and then all members will have one week to cast their votes. We encourage all members to vote.