Wind power to overtake coal power in Texas

Wind energy is expected to overtake coal in Texas after Friday's news that two large coal-fired power plants are set to close in the next year. The utility firm Luminant announced that it would close the Sandow Power Plant and the Big Brown Power Plant in early 2018. View full post on Wind Power News

Government Support Will Boost Wind Turbine Market Growth During Forecast Period 2014-2020

Wind energy is the power extracted from wind using wind turbines. A wind turbine is a device that transforms the kinetic energy of the wind into electrical energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Passions Ignite At Wind Energy Public Hearing

Editor's note: This is a continuation of the story titled “Tempers Flare at Public Hearing on Wind Turbine Application” that ran in the Reporter on Oct. 10. “What do you see in this [wind project]?” Steve Mathis, a Palo Alto County resident asked. “More tax money I suppose, more jobs. View full post on Wind […]

UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won

Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in hand The grownups have finally won and everyone in the UK, from those in cold homes to those on polluted streets and in flooded towns, will benefit. The most important aspect of the UK government’s new clean growth […]

Microsoft’s data centers in Ireland are getting an influx of wind power

Microsoft is amping up its renewable energy portfolio by signing a power purchase agreement for 100 percent of GE's Tullahennel wind farm in Ireland. The energy from the 37-MW wind farm located in County Kerry will go towards powering Microsoft's data centers in the country which support its growing cloud services. View full post on […]

Draughty homes targeted in UK climate change masterplan

Ministers publish long-delayed blueprint for hitting target of cutting emissions by 57% in next 15 years Millions of draughty homes in England and Wales will be insulated and overhauled by 2035 to save families as much as £300 a year on their energy bills, under the government’s climate change plans. The long-delayed blueprint for how […]

USTDA Supports Renewable Wind Energy in Vietnam Through U.S. Solutions

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 , a leading Vietnamese power engineering company, to support development of a 100 megawatt wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected DVN KEMA Renewables, Inc. to carry out the project design and feasibility study. View full post on […]

Insulation company to close Maine plant, move to Texas

The Portland Press Herald reports Owens Corning announced Monday the plant was closing and moving its machinery to Wichita Falls, Texas. Owens Corning spokesman Todd Romain says the 60 employees who are being laid off will not be relocated. View full post on Wind Power News

Despite Trump, American companies are still investing in renewable energy | John Abraham

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen […]

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.25 price target on the technology company's stock. According to Zacks, “American Superconductor Corporation is a leading energy technologies company. View full post on Wind Power News