Posts Tagged ‘biggest’

The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island

A Dutch company aims to construct the world's largest wind farm to deliver power to the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and later Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. A 2.3-square-mile artificial island would support equipment that could allow the farm to generate 30 gigawatts of power. View full post on Wind Power News

One of the biggest U.S. oil fields turns to an unexpected power source: solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, California, is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day, according to operator Aera Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Amazon’s Newest, Biggest Wind Farm Now Up and Running

Amazon Wind Farm Texas will add more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year, Amazon said. Update : Amazon on Thursday announced that its newest and biggest wind farm yet is now up and running. View full post on Wind Power News

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia’s biggest wind farm to be built near Bunya Mountains

Australia's largest wind farm will be built to the north of the Bunya Mountains, about 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, after final details were confirmed last week. The Queensland Government approved the project in March 2017, but it has been enlarged to boost the number of turbines from 115 to 123 huge turbines. View full […]

Mersey feat: world’s biggest wind turbines go online near Liverpool

UK cements its position as global leader in wind technology as increasing scale drives down costs The planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun generating electricity off the Liverpool coast, cementing Britain’s reputation as a world leader in the technology. Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay […]

Home of World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Bypasses Trump Sphere

Denmark's minister in charge of energy policy plans to head to the U.S. this year to talk to state representatives in an effort to promote wind energy despite open declarations of hostility toward the technology from President Donald Trump. Lars Christian Lilleholt, energy minister in Denmark's minority center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Lars Lokke […]

Gnarly! 6-Story Wave Is Biggest Ever Recorded

Scientists attributed the 62.3-foot surge to a “very strong cold front, which produced winds of up to 43.8 knots [50.4 miles per hour] over the area” on Feb. 4, 2013. The WMO Commission for Climatology's Extremes Evaluation Committee classified it as “the highest significant wave height as measured by a buoy.” View full post on […]

Africa’s biggest windfarm sparks controversy in the desert

Morocco’s ambitious plans for wind power in Western Sahara have drawn international praise – but are raising heckles in the disputed territory Last week’s Marrakech climate summit shone a light on Morocco’s clean energy plans, which have drawn praise from around the world. At the heart of King Mohammed VI’s ambitions is a windfarm in […]

World’s Biggest Backer of Renewables Is Scaling Back Lending

Brazil's development bank, the world's biggest backer of renewable energy, is revising its clean-energy strategy, pushing more lending to private banks in a move that will probably drive up borrowing costs. The development bank BNDES will continue to fund renewable energy projects and is now seeking to share more of the risk with other lenders, […]