Posts Tagged ‘Adds’

City Utilities of Springfield adds 100 MW of wind power

Missouri-based City Utilities of Springfield has stepped up its commitment to renewables by securing an additional 100 MW of wind energy from a 300-MW project currently under construction near Salina, Kansas. CU noted in a March 6 news release that it is one of three entities acquiring power and renewable energy credits of the wind […]

FORTUM CORPORATIONFortum adds 35 MW of wind power to the Russian power market

Fortum's Ulyanovsk wind farm is listed in the registry of capacity from January 2018. The 35 MW power plant is Russia's first whole sale market wind generation facility. View full post on Wind Power News

Southwestern Missouri utility seeks to retire coal plant early as it adds wind generation

The Empire District Electric Company, based in southwest Missouri, announced plans to retire its coal-fired Asbury Power Plant more than a decade ahead of schedule, in favor of cheaper wind power. Other utilities may pursue similar actions, depending on how the state Public Service Commission allows Empire to proceed. View full post on Wind Power […]

Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink

Tories urged to look at onshore windfarms which can be built as cheaply as gas plants and deliver the same power for half the cost of Hinkley Point, says Arup Onshore windfarms could be built in the UK for the same cost as new gas power stations and would be nearly half as expensive as […]

China adds 55GWp of wind power in 1H17, says CNREC

China installed land-based wind turbines with capacity totaling 55GWp in the country in first-half 2017, according to China National Renewable Energy Center . Newly added PV power capacity was 24GWp during the period. View full post on Wind Power News

Heatwave adds to pressure on UK power networks

UK wholesale electricity prices for the day ahead have shot up as a heatwave in some parts of the country helps push up the demand for power. The price has jumped from around A 40 per megawatt hour to almost A 200, the most expensive in a decade. View full post on Wind Power News

Dubroff: Alternative energy on the Central Coast adds to Capps’ legacy

During nearly two decades in Congress representing the Central Coast, Lois Capps has been a relentless advocate for alternative energy. As she prepares to leave the House of Representatives when her term expires – she’s not standing for re-election next year – the change in energy production along the Central Coast is something she can […]

Arkansas Electric Cooperative adds wind capacity

A southeastern Oklahoma wind farm is providing Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation with 150 megawatts of potential wind energy through a long-term power purchase agreement. The wind power is being generated by the Origin Wind Farm in Murray and Carter Counties in southeast Oklahoma. View full post on Wind Power News

Oklahoma Adds Fee For Homes To Connect Solar, Wind Power To Grid

Renewable-energy advocates have cranked up the outrage machine at a surcharge imposed by Oklahoma on homes that connect rooftop solar panels or wind-turbine generators to the grid. View full post on Wind Power News

U.S. firms adds 600 MW of solar, biomass power plants in Oct- govt

Power generating companies installed over 500 megawatts of solar power and over 100 MW of wood waste and other biomass type fuels in the United States in October, according to a report by federal energy regulators. View full post on Wind Power News