Archive for the ‘Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines’ Category

WELLS FARGOWells Fargo, NextEra Energy Join to Boost Clean Energy in California, Indiana, Nebraska

Following Wells Fargo's $200-billion low-carbon commitment announced last week, its Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance unit announced the completion of $70 million in tax-equity funding for the Pacific Plains wind projects, including facilities in Indiana, Nebraska, and California. Over the past decade, Wells Fargo has teamed with NextEra Energy on 14 wind projects throughout the […]

New control strategy helps reap maximum power from wind farms

IMAGE: The December 2017 cover image of Wind Energy was produced using the Stampede2 supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. view Every two and a half hours, a new wind turbine rises in the U.S. In 2016, wind provided 5.6 percent of all electricity produced, more than double the amount generated by wind in […]

Trump likes coal, but that doesn’t mean he’s hostile to wind energy

President Donald Trump has courted coal miners and cast doubt on whether fossils fuel contribute to climate change, but that hasn't translated into hostility for renewable energy – particularly offshore wind. Using federal offshore leases, wind power projects along the East Coast, including off the shores of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, Virginia and New York, […]

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon for renewable energy has pushed utilities to ink solar and wind power deals. Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon […]

Offshore wind energy right for Connecticut

To continue reading this premium story, you need to become a member. Click below to take advantage of an exclusive offer for new members: Favorable winds are blowing from offshore – winds that literally will bolster the economic and environmental futures for both the region and state, as long as state officials and regulators move decisively. […]

Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000 MWs of clean energy through wind power alone’

KARACHI: Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000 MWs of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of the country to secure self-reliance in the energy sector. Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Energy Development Board Amjad Ali […]

2 Md. firms chosen for wind energy project

US Wind, Inc., the Baltimore-based company developing the first utility-scale offshore wind energy project in the U.S., has selected Baltimore firms Strum Contracting Company and Maritime Applied Physics Corporation for a range of specialized services related to the fabrication and installation of a meteorological tower necessary for environment activity monitoring. Strum Contracting is a small […]

Lawmakers Close To Deal On Wind Energy Tax

The plan seems to have bipartisan support and would tax the wind industry in a similar way to the oil and natural gas industry. Representative John Echols of Cleveland County says the plan would increase revenue each year. View full post on Wind Power News

What steps can the UK take to reach net zero emissions by 2050?

The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast More wind farms, solar power and electric cars: these are likely to be the future of the UK, under government plans announced this week to seek a zero-carbon […]

Boralex signs deal to buy French wind power company Kallista Energy Investment

Boralex Inc. has signed a deal to acquire wind power company Kallista Energy Investment SAS from Ardian Infrastructure in a move to grow its operations in France. The deal will give Boralex 163 megawatts of wind power projects in operation, a 10-MW ready-to-build project and a portfolio of projects totalling about 158 MW. View full […]