Archive for the ‘Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines’ Category

NextEra is already assembling contractors to build wind farms in Hinton, OK.

Hinton, Oklahoma, just west of Oklahoma City, has been sued by a wind energy group to build wind turbines in their town. Hinton Mayor Shelly Newton met with Air Force Officers to talk about what's going on in Hinton, and the role wind farms have played on Sheppard Air Force Base and their missions. View […]

Energy jobs reports say solar dominates coal, but wind is the real winner

Two updated energy jobs reports have been released, and they paint a picture of how the last year has affected different energy sectors. The news is good for wind and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News

European wind energy generation potential in a 1.5 degree C warmer world

The UK and large parts of northern Europe could become windier if global temperatures reach 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, according to a new study. This has implications for wind energy generation among other things. View full post on Wind Power News

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add total 66 GW of solar energy and 52 GW of wind power by March 2022 […]

Rolling Summer Power Outages Possible With Record Demand

The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve supply, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve […]

Wind power overtakes nuclear for first time in UK across a quarter

News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter. The renewable energy industry hailed the milestone as a sign […]

Bad news for wind power: globally, winds are slowing

Near-surface wind speeds over landmasses across the planet have dropped by as much as 25% since the 1970s, and climate scientists are taking note. Michael Lucy reports. View full post on Wind Power News

Batteries included in energy storage ideas | Letters

Whatever the WWF says, peak demand for gas-fired generation will be larger, says Steve Bolter, while Chris Underwood pours cold water on the IMechE’s hydrogen proposal The WWF has been oversimplistic in its argument that no further gas-fired power stations are needed (Report, 14 May). The forecast increase in annual renewable electricity production is only […]

Stephen Moore: Power-Market Crisis Stands to Drain US of Greatness

Over the past six months, at least four major nuclear power plants have been slated for shutdown, including the last one in operation in California. Meanwhile, dozens of coal plants have been shuttered as well – despite low prices and cleaner coal. View full post on Wind Power News

Turkish solar power production sees near triple boost

Turkish solar power production increased by 175 percent to 2.8 million megawatt-hours in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to Turkey 's Energy Market Regulatory Authority's data. The installed power capacity of solar power increased from 939 megawatts to 2,978 megawatts year on year, representing a 217 percent rise, official information gathered by state-run […]