Small NY town could be key to bringing more renewable power in New England

Small and rural Beekmantown, New York could be on the map for an energy project aimed at bringing renewable power to New England. “We'll bring wind power from the Bull Run project which is just north of here, north and west of here–up in Ellenburg area. View full post on Wind Power News

Electricity competition worked for them

Nevadans on Nov. 8 will vote on an important ballot question about ending electric-generation monopolies and allowing all electricity customers to choose the company that will generate their electricity. Twenty years ago, Pennsylvania's electricity customers also were captured by their monopoly utilities and were paying the price for their captivity. View full post on Wind […]

Dong Energy considers sale of oil and gas assets to focus on windfarms

Sale could help Danish company enhance position as leading exponent of wind power in UK The biggest windfarm operator in the UK is considering selling its oil and gas business, four decades after it was set up to manage Denmark’s North Sea oilfields. Dong Energy, which is majority owned by the Danish government, said it […]

UPDATE 1-DONG Energy looks at shedding oil and gas in strategy rethink

Oct 26 Danish utility DONG Energy is looking at whether to jettison its oil and gas business, which it said on Wednesday will not form part of its long-term strategy as it shifts to wind power. DONG Energy said in a statement it had engaged U.S. investment bank JP Morgan to conduct a preliminary market […]

Maine wind loses, solar wins in regional clean energy bids

Two major electricity transmission proposals lost out in bidding to deliver wind power to southern New England utilities, but a Yarmouth-based solar company will enter contract negotiations. A panel from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island announced Tuesday that it picked Ranger Solar among its winning bidders, though it's not clear whether the company's two projects […]

Million new jobs in prospect by 2040 even as emissions dive, study finds

Cutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found. The Jobs in a Clean Energy Future report, using modelling by the National Institute of Economic and […]

Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year

Experts hail rapid transformation that will see clean energy outgrow fossil fuels in the next five years – but warn UK is failing to exploit huge potential Green energy accounted for more than half of net electricity generation capacity added around the world last year for the first time, leading energy experts have found. The […]

Here Are Some Incredible Figures About the Profitability of China’s Wind Energy Companies

The South China Post reports some incredible figures about the profitability of China's wind energy companies. A new study by the Bank of China International is foreseeing profits of 25 to 64 percent for the rest of 2016. View full post on Wind Power News

Global Offshore Wind Turbines Market: Growing Awareness Regarding…

Offshore Wind Turbines Market – The growth in demand for wind turbines is because of the ascent in focus on utilization of renewable resources of energy With more countries utilizing offshore wind potential, the global offshore wind turbines market is expected to grow at a significant pace, states a report by Transparency Market Research . […]

Offshore wind plan in Lake Erie criticized internationally

Environmental groups from Spain, France and the United Kingdom have now joined North American organizations in opposing a plan to build a pilot wind farm in western Lake Erie, near the Ohio shore, along the U.S. side of the border. “I really feel there is a good chance of stopping it. View full post on […]