Hopes for Tasmania’s ‘Battery of the Nation’ dangle by a cable, or two

Back in late 2015, nine months before South Australia blacked out after an extreme storm event, Tasmania entered an energy crisis of its own The single undersea high-voltage electricity cable linking the island state with the mainland failed about a 100 km off the Tasmanian coast. Engineers took six months to find and fix the […]

Wind power leader denies spying on Oklahoma state lawmaker

The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group on Thursday flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him. Oklahoma Wind Coalition Executive Director Mark Yates said in a statement that wind industry representatives are not involved in […]

EU Parliament wins plaudits for backing 35% renewables target

The wind power industry hailed a measure voted on by Parliament that will require EU Member States to give five years' visibility up front on their public support for renewables. [ Peter Rood / Flickr ] European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to raise the share of renewable energy to 35% of the EU's […]

Crews carry out Site C construction work on the north bank of the Peace River in 2017.

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. View full post on Wind Power News

Siemens Gamesa Renewable ENERGYSiemens Gamesa to supply the turbines for Cepsa’s first ever wind farm

Siemens Gamesa, Spain's leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its position in the country having secured a new order for the supply of the turbines for Cepsa's first ever wind farm, a project with which the Spanish energy player is diversifying its business into the renewables arena. The wind farm, which is being developed […]

Vestas Wind Systems: Short Term Troubles Provide A Fantastic Opportunity For Long Term Investors

In this article I would like to discuss Vestas Wind Systems A/S ADR and make my case for a long term investment in the company. 2017 was a very solid year for most every company, with the S&P up 20%. View full post on Wind Power News

UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show. The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK […]

Tucson Electric plans wind energy project to power 31k homes

A southern Arizona utility company is planning a wind energy project that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. Tucson Electric Power says a request for design and construction proposals will go out this week. View full post on Wind Power News

International Renewable Energy AGENCYOnshore Wind Power Now as…

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency . The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by 2020. […]

Wind Power Egypt Market 2018 – “By Identifying the Key Market…

Summary The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2030. The report analyzes the power market scenario in Egypt and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2030. View full post on Wind Power News