Posts Tagged ‘Become’

How an energy-efficient house can become a big wind-powered battery

Passivhaus or PassiveHouse buildings have a lot of insulation and lose heat very slowly; I have previously called them thermal batteries, speaking figuratively. But now Es Tressider of Lean Green Consulting and Highland Passive shows how PassiveHouse buildings could literally be batteries, storing wind power. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Is Expected to Blow Past Water to Become the Renewable Resource Leader

Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the U.S. Wind power, however, is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by 2019, according to a new forecast Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the United States. However, wind power is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by […]

Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law

Government says law, which will include 40% renewables by 2025 and commitment to invest in new projects, will send a strong signal to investors The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects. The premier, Daniel […]

Gulf Coast wind farms become essential for Texas wind energy

The Houston Chronicle reports that although the generating capacity and wind speeds on the Gulf are lower than those on west Texas wind farms, Gulf wind is more reliable during peak power demand periods. North Carolina-based Duke Energy developed its first wind farm on the Gulf in 2012. View full post on Wind Power News

Revealed: Cumnock to become Scotland’s first fully ‘Green Town’

JANUARY 29: Wind turbines are silhouetted against the sun at Black Law wind farm on January 29, 2010 in Black Law, Scotland. As the UK gears up for one of the most hotly contested general elections in recent history it is exp The plan is to make Cumnock carbon neutral town, creating a blueprint that […]

Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton Boon. Related: How […]

Dutch trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton […]

Dutch trains become 100% wind-powered

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewable energy target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, […]

Ethiopia bids to become wind capital of Africa

Dubbed the 'African Lion' by economists, Ethiopia is the home of booming industry , new infrastructure , and showpiece summits . It has become a powerful force in the region and beyond. View full post on Wind Power News

Finland set to become first country to ban coal use for energy

Finland could become the first country to ditch coal for good. As part of a new energy and climate strategy due to be announced tomorrow, the government is considering banning the burning of coal for energy by 2030. View full post on Wind Power News