Posts Tagged ‘2016’

Clean energy projects soared in 2016 as solar and wind got cheaper

The world spent less money to build even higher amounts of renewable electricity compared to 2015, according to a new report released Thursday. That means wind, solar, and other technologies are becoming cheaper, and in many places they're now cost-competitive with coal and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

Wind energy overtakes coal as the EU’s second largest form of power capacity but concerns remain over politicians’ enthusiasm for renewables Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But industry leaders said they […]

Follow up to wind farm woes from 2016

“If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of 10 years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.” The Golden West Wind Energy Center, owned by NextEra Energy Resources and located in Calhan, Colorado, has been fully operational since October 2015. View full post on […]

Climate change in 2016: the good, the bad, and the ugly | John Abraham

2016 wasn’t all bad news for the climate, but it was ugly toward the end This past year had so many stories involving human-caused climate change – it will be forever in our memories. Here is a summary of some of the high points, from my perspective. When I say “high points” I don’t necessarily […]

Top SouthCoast stories of 2016

For SouthCoast, 2016 brought plenty of news … from arrests to heros to energy debates. A sampling of the year's top stories:  Carlos Rafael arrested: On Feb. 26, federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. View full post on […]

Christmas Day 2016 sets new UK record for renewable energy use

Green energy such as wind power made up 40% of electricity generated in Britain, compared with 25% on 25 December 2015 Christmas Day was the greenest on record for energy generation, according to the power group Drax. The company said more than 40% of the electricity generated on the day came from renewable sources, the […]

Business | Jeff Grybowski: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016

Deepwater Wind has been in the spotlight now for years – and this December, finally came online , under the direction of CEO Jeffrey Grybowski. Grybowski, who had been a top staffer under then-Governor Don Carcieri, was the focus of a CBS News feature on Tuesday. View full post on Wind Power News

October 28, 2016 – Wind power exceeds 10 percent of generation in 11…

Eleven states generated at least 10 percent of their total electricity from wind in 2015, up from only three in 2010, according to the Energy Information Administration, a division of the Department of Energy. Few other renewable fuels make up 10 percent or more of states' electricity generation, the EIA said. View full post on […]

Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby and the V&A to present Forecast at the London Design Biennale 2016

London-based designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have worked alongside the V&A , the world's leading museum of art and design, to create Forecast – a wind powered installation. Supported by British Land, the piece will be displayed in the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court at Somerset House this September, as the UK's entry to […]

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Pattern Energy Group Inc’s Q2 2016 Earnings

Pattern Energy Group Inc – National Bank Financial raised their Q2 2016 earnings per share estimates for Pattern Energy Group in a note issued to investors on Monday. National Bank Financial analyst R. Merer now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.04 for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of […]