Grid Connectivity for Wind Power: Making a case for bid winners

The ministry's missive comes in the wake of Solar Energy Corporation of India's first-ever reverse auction for wind projects for 1,000 MW in February this year. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has made a strong pitch before the central electricity regulator seeking that wind developers who have bagged projects at recent bidding exercises […]

True crisis costs revealed

A long-awaited report into last year's energy crisis has recommended that the government retain the Tamar Valley Power Station. But the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee believes its importance should be reconsidered if there is a large expansion of energy sources within Tasmania's energy mix. View full post on Wind Power News

Global Wind Power Generator Market Research & Advanced Productivity 2017 – Siemens, GE, Vestas

The report covers important dynamics of the global Wind Power Generator market based on trends and opportunities, growth drivers, and challenges to help readers stay informed during their business operations. It offers a study of key market indicators for gaining a decisive insight of the industry. View full post on Wind Power News

Pattern Energy Completes Acquisition of 51% of 179 MW Meikle Wind Power Facility

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board acquired the remaining 49%. largest wind power facility to our portfolio and is one of the first initiatives in our new strategic relationship with PSP Investments,” said , Chief Executive Officer of Pattern Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

Sun Prairie-based power company WPPI Energy says it will buy all the electricity generated from a proposed Illinois wind farm for the next 22 years. Chicago-based renewable energy developer Invenergy plans to build the 53-turbine Bishop Hill 3 wind farm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. View full post on Wind Power News

Rise of electric car solves little if driven by fossil fuels, warns windfarm boss

Dong Energy boss says falling price of renewables means they must power the electric car revolution or the environment will gain only a pyrrhic victory The rise of electric cars will be a pyrrhic victory for the environment if they are powered by fossil fuels instead of renewables, according to the UK boss of the […]

A Perfect Correlation – US Electricity Price v Consumption

Background: Much discussion, and much misinformation, is had over the price of electricity in the US, and many other areas of the world. The discussions sometimes end up as diatribes against renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. View full post on Wind Power News

The eco guide to optimism

OK, the Sixth Mass Extinction may be upon us, but there are still some reasons to be cheerful Let’s begin with the bad news. First, Earth Overshoot Day – the point at which the world consumes more natural resources than the planet can renew throughout the year – shifted forward this year to 2 August, […]

India to add 7000 MW nuclear power capacity says Piyush Goyal

The Union Cabinet in May had already approved the setting up of 10 indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors for nuclear power generation. The Centre is looking at doubling the nuclear power generation capacity to about 14,000 MW,Union minister Piyush Goyal said today even as he ruled out its becoming the main source of energy for […]

Looking Abroad for Alternative Energy Returns

With the recent shift in the U.S. administration's energy policies regarding spending, investments and subsidies in the alternative energy sector, it's tempting to look elsewhere for the best returns on invested capital. This doesn't restrict the U.S. market from industry gains being that the majority of U.S. citizens and companies are still committed to reducing […]