Shifting currents for proposed wind farms off N.C. coast

As the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management prepares to lease the first of three North Carolina wind energy sites, progress on a pair of locations off Southeastern N.C. remains stalled. In response to concerns about how the Wilmington area could affect North Atlantic right whale habitat areas and the wind power available to a […]

Windfarms aren’t the real reason energy bills are rising. Blame the free market

Complaints about ‘green crap’ have been a convenient excuse for governments unable or unwilling to intervene and cap suppliers’ prices Last week, photographs of wind turbines were once again juxtaposed with headlines about rising energy prices. The cause on this occasion was no less pre-eminent a body than a Lords committee, comprising former chancellor Norman […]

FRP Composite Materials Market to Register Substantial Expansion by 2026

FRP, Fibre Reinforced Plastic is also known as fibre-reinforced polymer. A major concern in the industrial equipment sector is corrosion. View full post on Wind Power News

Battery Power Gives Boost to Renewables

It is the holy grail of the renewable energy sector – a cheap and efficient battery system that can store energy generated by renewables such as wind and solar. These days there are few who doubt the potential of renewables, except those diehards on the extreme of the fossil fuel industry. View full post on […]

Wind power developer appealing denial of Maryland project

A wind-power developer is appealing an administrative law judge's denial of its plans for a 17-turbine project atop Dan's Mountain, southwest of Cumberland. Lawyers for Dan's Mountain Wind Force LLC, a subsidiary of U.S. Wind Force, filed the notice of appeal to the Maryland Public Service Commission on Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power […]

Wind developer to host open house for Mad River Wind Farm

Wind energy developer Atlantic Wind LLC will host a public open house for its latest north country project, Mad River Wind Farm, on March 8, and several nearby business owners expressed questions and concerns about the project. A development team from Avangrid Renewables, Atlantic Wind's parent company, will discuss the project boundaries, the state Article […]

Energy positive: how Denmark’s Samsø island switched to zero carbon

The small island’s energy makeover took less than a decade and was spurred on by local commitment, providing a template for how regional Australia could transition to renewables Anyone doubting the potential of renewable energy need look no further than the Danish island of Samsø. The 4,000-inhabitant island nestled in the Kattegat Sea has been […]

Global Laser Cladding Equipment Market – Drivers and Forecast from Technavio

The research study by Technavio on the global laser cladding equipment market for 2017-2021 provides detailed industry analysis based on end-user and geography . Laser cladding is a technique where the laser is used as a medium to melt the surface of the base metal and the clad material. View full post on Wind Power […]

Advanced Energy Economy Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean…

Today , national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs – equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is […]

Ballarat in the power firing line over national grid problems

Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Power to Victoria's regional towns was vulnerable […]