Posts Tagged ‘Ahead’

Charging ahead: Welsh battery scheme may aid growth of green energy

One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National Grid Nestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a blueprint for unlocking Britain’s renewable energy potential. The Upper Afan Valley […]

Great Lakes’ first wind farm moving ahead

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , these days people stay with a job for an average of only 4.2 years . As of January, I started working here at NCPR 16 years ago . View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore wind powers ahead as prices drop 30% below nuclear

The cost of offshore wind power in the North Sea is 30% lower than that of new nuclear, writes Kieran Cooke – helped along by low oil and steel prices, reduced maintenance and mass production. By 2030 the sector is expected to supply 7% of Europe's electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

China promises action on climate ahead of Paris talks

A worker takes measurements on a part for a wind turbine power generator at a factory in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Heading into this month’s Paris climate meeting, China, the world’s biggest source of climate-changing gases, has yet to accept binding limits. View full post on Wind Power News

£1.5bn Galloper windfarm in Suffolk to go ahead with new backers

RWE Innogy announces support of Siemens Financial Services, Macquarie Capital and UK’s Green Investment Bank Construction of a £1.5bn windfarm off the Suffolk coast is to go ahead in November with the creation of nearly 800 jobs, after three new partners were found to back the project. The future of the Galloper windfarm was left […]

Ararat wind farm to go ahead with government backing

The ACT Government announced on Friday it would use the wind farm to help produce electricity for Canberra as part of a $50-million investment. It is one of three wind farm projects the government committed to at the ACT’s first wind energy reverse auction. View full post on Wind Power News

New energy projects face long road ahead

Energy giant National Grid has joined forces with a major builder of transmission lines to announce plans for an underwater line that would bring hydro power from Canada and wind power from Northern Maine into the New England grid. View full post on Wind Power News

Still a lot of things to be done before wind farm, manufacturing facility go ahead

Kirby Mercer of Beothuk Energy Inc. spoke at an ACAP-Humber Arm Coastal Matters session in Corner Brook on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Kirby Mercer has a plan to construct a 180-megawatt offshore wind park in St. George’s Bay and to locate a wind energy manufacturing facility in Corner Brook. View full post on Wind Power […]

US powering ahead with offshore wind farms

Workers look out at turbines at the Alpha Ventus offshore windpark approximately 70km north of the German coast in the North Sea. Northwestern Europe currently accounts for most of the world’s installed offshore wind power. View full post on Wind Power News

Global Solar Power Leaps Ahead of Wind Energy for the First Time

The latest green energy numbers are in from the Bloomberg New Energy Finance report and solar capacity has over taken wind power for the first time ever. View full post on Wind Power News