Posts Tagged ‘2013’

Seaway cargo traffic jumps in July; still down 4 percent year to date from 2013 numbers

Washington, D.C. – Over 15 million metric tons of cargo moved through the St. Lawrence Seaway during the month of July, down 4 percent over last year, marking a sustained comeback after the slow start to the shipping season. View full post on Wind Power News

Carbon Reductions From Wind Energy In 2013 Were Equivalent To Taking 20 Million Cars Off The Road

Wind energy reduced power sector emissions by more than 5 percent last year, saving the same amount of CO2 as taking 20 million cars off the road, according to a new report. View full post on Wind Power News

How Congressional Gridlock Stalled Wind Power’s Growth In 2013

The GIF above comes from a new interactive map that tracks the growth of wind farms, courtesy of the Department of Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Vestas ramps up hiring to handle 2013 orders

Workers at the Vestas plant in Windsor look over a wind turbine blade while inside its factory. View full post on Wind Power News

China’s Progress Crushed the U.S. in 2013

According to Ernst & Young, China is closing in on the United States as the most “attractive” country with regard to renewable energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Czech wind power generation up ‘disappointing’ 15 percent in 2013

Energy production from wind resources in the Czech Republic increased a “disappointing” 15 percent to 478 gigawatt-hours in 2013, industry backers said. View full post on Wind Power News

Major environmental stories of December 2013

For the first time in 15 years, the United States added more solar power to its grid than Germany has, according to the GTM Research and Solar Energy Industries Association. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power was Spain’s top source of electricity in 2013

BusinessGreen: Surge in wind power and hydropower drives emissions down by more than 23% James Murray View full post on Environment: Wind power | theguardian.com

Climate Change This Week: The Good, The Bad, The Old, The New in 2013, and More

Most Important Climate Message: “You CAN Do Something About It” is what people need to hear most, says a new study , reports Emily Atkin at Climate Progress . View full post on Wind Power News

BC Export Awards announce 2013 winners

The BC Export Awards recently announced their 2013 winners at their annual gala held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Vancouver. View full post on Wind Power News