Fears for future of UK onshore wind power despite record growth

2.6GW of capacity built in 2017 before subsidies ban industry says will make generation dearer A record amount of onshore wind power was built in the UK last year, but government policy has been stalling the sector and risked increasing energy bills for consumers, the industry has warned. Turbines capable of generating 2.6GW were installed […]

Artificial Trees That Could Power A Home Or Replace Wind And Solar Farms

Tech Meets Art In A life-like 'Energy Tree' With e-leaves That Suck Up Sunshine And Quiver In The Breeze To Produce Solar And Wind Power. LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, January 22, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / — The 16ft solar/wind tree can generate nearly three times the electricity an average family uses in a year and […]

Analysis takes deep look at energy needs NEW

New England's electricity supply is dangerously dependent on natural gas, but buying more natural gas is not the only way to reduce the danger. This is one of the conclusions of a long-anticipated analysis by ISO-New England, the organization that runs the power grid in the six-state region, which estimates what could happen to our […]

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC) Reaches $89.30 52-Week High; Pattern…

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Reaches $89.30 52-Week High; Pattern Energy Group 's Sentiment Is 1.04 The stock of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. hit a new 52-week high and has $93.77 target or 5.00% above today's $89.30 share price. The 9 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $5.88 billion company. View full post on Wind Power […]

Maine offshore wind project rules out Port Clyde as cable site

In this photo from 2014 is pictured the University of Maine's floating wind turbine, VolturnUS, after its first year at sea in Castine. The 1:8-scale prototype for the huge 6-megawatt turbines is the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S. The proposed route for a cable that would bring electricity from an offshore […]

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

An Xcel Energy proposal that attracted a multitude of low-cost bids to develop wind and solar projects in Colorado that include battery storage is raising hopes that the concept could become more widespread, including in A Minnesota. Wind and solar farms can produce electricity only A intermittently, and industrial-scale batteries are seen as way to […]

Weatherwatch: extending life of turbine blades is next challenge for wind power

Researchers are investigating materials that are resistant to the extreme climate conditions Onshore wind turbines have become the cheapest form of generating electricity in the UK – and many other windy parts of the world. This is partly because the design of blades to make maximum use of available wind has improved along with the […]

Tri Global Energy Blows Past One Gigawatt of Wind Power in 2017

Wind energy has quickly become a formidable competitor as transmission capacity and markets reform to accommodate greater usage. “Yet the real power is in our partnerships with the local communities, which host our wind projects,” Billingsley said. View full post on Wind Power News

Hopes for Tasmania’s ‘Battery of the Nation’ dangle by a cable, or two

Back in late 2015, nine months before South Australia blacked out after an extreme storm event, Tasmania entered an energy crisis of its own The single undersea high-voltage electricity cable linking the island state with the mainland failed about a 100 km off the Tasmanian coast. Engineers took six months to find and fix the […]

Wind power leader denies spying on Oklahoma state lawmaker

The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group on Thursday flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him. Oklahoma Wind Coalition Executive Director Mark Yates said in a statement that wind industry representatives are not involved in […]