Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power. The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates […]

Australia’s largest windfarm wins planning approval

$1bn project in Queensland’s Bowen basin to consist of almost 200 turbines The Queensland government has approved the country’s largest windfarm, a $1bn project to build almost 200 turbines in the shadow of the Bowen basin’s coalmines. The 800-megawatt Clarke Creek project, in cattle country north-west of Rockhampton, received planning approval on Tuesday morning. The […]

Dutch fishermen to sail fleet into Amsterdam in wind turbine protest

Workers say they are taking action in response to vast amount of windfarms being constructed in their waters The Netherlands may be the land of the windmill, but fishermen are planning a major protest on Saturday against the Dutch government’s latest wind turbine construction in the North Sea, with an armada of fishing boats sailing […]

Moog (MOG.A) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

The brokerage currently has a $94.00 target price on the aerospace company's stock. Zacks Investment Research 's target price suggests a potential upside of 8.62% from the stock's previous close. View full post on Wind Power News

Xcel Energy Cuts Carbon Emissions 35 Percent

May 22, 2018–Xcel Energy is a step closer to achieving one of the most aggressive carbon-reduction goals in the industry. Today, the company announced it cut carbon emissions 35 percent, according to its newly released Corporate Responsibility Report . View full post on Wind Power News

3 Utilities For Stability, Income, And Relative Value

The utility sector has seen excessively high valuations in recent years as investors seek yield in a low interest rate environment. We select three utilities that have decent earnings growth prospects and safe dividends with more reasonable valuations for those looking for yield in the utilities sector. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbine setback reform gets mixed reaction, potentially pitting…

The wind industry this week said its member companies are ready to invest billions in Ohio if state lawmakers can rewrite the state's four-year-old zoning rules that shut down new wind farm development. “The Ohio Senate has shown great leadership with their continued commitment to reforming Ohio's wind energy setback policies,” said Andrew Gohn, policy […]

If renewable energy can power entire countries, why isn’t everyone doing it? – CNET

This is part one of “Fight The Power”, a series about the people, organisations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better. Iceland isn't blessed with much wind or sunlight. View full post on Wind Power News

Macquarie Infrastructure (MIC) versus Sunoco (SUN) Financial Contrast

Macquarie Infrastructure and Sunoco are both mid-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations. Macquarie Infrastructure has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than […]

Letter: Iowa’s energy lesson

I recently visited family in Iowa, and my son told me about their energy costs there. They pay a regular monthly amount that is adjusted at the end of the year, up or down as needed. View full post on Wind Power News