Australian energy crisis a scandal: Howard

Former PM John Howard says Australia's greatest immediate policy challenge was barely mentioned in the federal budget – the looming energy crisis. Speaking at a post-budget business breakfast with former New Zealand PM John Key, Mr Howard described the risk of supply and price rises as scandalous given Australia natural endowments of energy sources. View […]

Massive, Six-Story Data Center in a Norwegian Mine Comes Online

An abandoned mine-turned data center in Norway will officially open on Wednesday, according to Lefdal , builder of what it claims is “the largest green data center in Europe.” Its first two tenants are IBM and the German industrial conglomerate Friedhelm LOH Group. View full post on Wind Power News

Calls for wind power revolution

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Consumers prefer clean energy

President Donald Trump 's climate change executive order is intended to roll back government policies that allegedly are holding fossil fuels back. It's true that fossil fuels, and especially coal, are losing market share and investor confidence: The world's 40 largest coal companies saw their market capitalization decrease by a stunning 37 percent between 2010 […]

The Netherlands opens massive offshore wind farm

In recent years it has seemed like European countries are just constantly outdoing each other when it comes to wind power generation. The latest to steal the spotlight is The Netherlands, which has just opened a massive offshore wind farm that just falls short of being the world's largest. View full post on Wind Power […]

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years […]

American wind power reports strongest first quarter since 2009

New wind turbine installations in the first quarter spanned the U.S. from Rhode Island and North Carolina to Oregon and Hawaii. America's wind power workforce installed 908 utility-scale turbines in the first quarter of 2017, totaling 2,000 megawatts of capacity. View full post on Wind Power News

Penn State Wind Energy Club Breezes to Victory in Collegiate Wind Competition

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Higher, cheaper, sleeker: wind turbines of the future – in pictures

With the UK government ending subsidies for onshore wind and the Trump administration pushing for a return to coal, you might think the wind power revolution had run out of puff. Far from it. The cost of energy from offshore wind in Britain has fallen by a third since 2012, and wind accounts for over […]

Origin offloads Vic windfarm for $110m

Origin Energy has agreed to sell its under-development Stockyard Hill wind farm project in Victoria to Chinese wind power developer Goldwind for $110 million. The sale is part of Origin's asset sale program announced in 2015, which has targeted raising $800 million through divestment of non-core assets by June 2017. View full post on Wind […]