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New York Magazine, “Reasons to Love New York 2012: Because We’re Turning the East River Into a Green

     Power Dynamo;”  December 9, 2012

E-tech (IEC), “Tidal energy generation and the path to commercialization;” November 2012
Switchboard (NRDC), “Underwater Turbines Help to Power the City that Never Sleeps;” October 15, 2012
The New York Times, “In Quest for River’s Power, an Underwater Test Spin;” September 11, 2012
Hydro World, “The RITE Project: Advancing the State of Operational Environmental Monitoring;”

     October 2012

International Water Power & Dam Construction, “Pilot Projects Ready for Take-Off;” June 28, 2012
Atlantic Monthly, “What We Talk About When We Talk About the Decentralization of Energy;” April 16, 2012
Bloomberg News Planet Forward, “Harvesting Power from the Sea;” April 3, 2012
International Water Power & Dam Construction, “FERC Issues First Pilot License for Tidal Project;”

     March 7, 2012

Renewable Energy World, “Verdant Power’s Trey Taylor Discusses His Company’s Historic First FERC

     Commercial License for Tidal Energy Development;” February 16, 2012

The Energy Collective, “Tidal Energy: The Next Wave in Alternative Energy;” February 13, 2012
The Huffington Post, “Hydrokinetic Power: The Next Wave in Renewable Energy?” February 9, 2012
Smart Meters, “Water Turbines Deployed in New York;” February 7, 2012
Tidal Today, “Tidal energy in the USA: no longer just a ‘concept’;” February 7, 2012, “Turbines Off NYC East River Will Create Enough Energy to Power 9,500 Homes;”

     February 6, 2012

Earth Techling, “Tidal Power Coming to New York City, For Real;” February 3, 2012
NY1 News, “NY1 Exclusive: Underwater Windmill Farm Coming To East River;” February 1, 2012
Electric Co-op Today, “FERC OKs First Tidal Power License;” February 1, 2012, “Hydrokinetic Power Could Grow to be a Big Player if it Passes its First Test;” January 31, 2012, “Potential for sea change in energy policy;” January 31, 2012
Newsday, “Sea Change in Energy Generation from East River Turbines;” January 30, 2012
AOL Energy, “Can The East River Power New York City?” January 30, 2012
Greentech Media, “Will DOE’s Water Energy Push Pay Off?” January 30, 2012
PennEnergy, “FERC issues first pilot license for tidal power project in New York;” January 30, 2012
Triple Pundit, “Dam About to Bust on Clean Hydrokinetic Energy;” January 30, 2012, “Dream of tapping tides as energy resource lives on;” January 29, 2012
The Patriot Ledger, “This big step forward for tidal energy could bode well for similar Massachusetts

     projects;” January 29, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer, “Power from the Water;” January 27, 2012
The New York Observer, “RITE Waves to Roosevelt Island as River Turbines Power On;” January 25, 2012
Power Magazine, “FERC Issues First Pilot Hydrokinetic License to New York Tidal Project;” January 25, 2012
Energy Efficiency News, “New York’s East River gets first tidal energy project;” January 25, 2012
Renew Grid, “FERC Issues Tidal Power Project License;” January 25, 2012
CleanTechnica, “New York East River Home To New Tidal Energy Project;” January 25, 2012
Renewable Energy Magazine, “New York will be generating tidal power by next year;" January 24, 2012
EE Times, “US approves first tidal energy project;” January 24, 2012
PC Magazine, “New York City May Soon Go With The Flow Of Tidal Power;” January 24, 2012
Power Engineering Magazine, “Tidal power project in New York receives FERC license;” January 24, 2012
Sustainable Business, “Verdant Gets License to Build Tidal Plant in NYC Waters;” January 24, 2012
Greentech Media, “FERC Issues License for a 1MW Tidal Energy Project in NYC;” January 24, 2012, “US approves first tidal energy license for New York City project;” January 24, 2012
Bloomberg News, “Tidal-Energy Project in New York's East River Wins License;” January 23, 2012
BusinessWeek, “Energy Turbines May Be Spinning in New York's East River by 2013;” January 23, 2012
EcoSeed, “New York’s first tidal energy project acquires FERC approval;” January 23, 2012
Utility Products, “Verdant Power gets 10-year tidal energy scheme license;” January 2012
Sea Technology, “FERC Licenses Verdant Power’s Tidal Energy Project;” January 2012

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