Posts Tagged ‘blow’

Weatherwatch: can we keep the lights on when the wind fails to blow?

The UK now has more offshore wind power capacity than any other country – but we need a plan B for ultra-cold winters with soaring energy demands Last year was one of the greenest for power in the UK. Nearly one-third of all electricity came from renewable sources, and wind and solar provided more power […]

High court deals another blow to Clean Line project

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After Brexit Blow, Wind Parks at Sea Undermine Carbon Prices

In shallow waters off the Dutch coast, you'll soon see why the world's biggest carbon market is struggling with slumping prices. Dong Energy A/S plans to build two offshore wind parks there supplying as many as one million homes. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers’ idea will blow you away: 656-foot long blades on wind turbines

A wind turbine turns as giant turbine blades lie awaiting new construction at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado in March 2009. A wind turbine turns as giant turbine blades lie awaiting new construction at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado in March 2009. View full post on Wind Power News

Mineola Middle Schoolers Blow Away Wind Turbine Competition

Thirty-eight students from Mineola Middle School recently participated in the Kid Wind competition, where students brought their completed wind turbines and competed against their peers from across Long island. The students were evaluated on their blade design, knowledge of wind power, innovation of turbine and how many watts were generated. View full post on Wind […]

Our View: Wind power opponents should blow off steam at McCrory

It’s hard sometimes to figure out which way the wind is blowing. Either North Carolina supports wind power, or it doesn’t. View full post on Wind Power News

A blow to wind energy

It is said that the UK has the greatest wind energy potential in Europe. Our weather could give us more sites producing more energy per wind turbine at less cost than any other country in Europe. The country also has Europe’s most vocal minority of opponents of wind farms who campaign with such vehemence that […]

Offshore Wind Power May Finally Blow into U.S. Waters

More than 2,300 wind turbines operate off the coasts of 11 countries in Europe, especially in the North and Irish seas, but not a single offshore wind turbine exists in the U.S. today. Sandy beaches, water parks and T-shirt shops draw millions of tourists to Myrtle Beach, S.C., each summer, but officials there think they […]

Iowa’s new wind energy report will blow you away

The Iowa Wind Energy Association report shows Iowa produces the highest percentage of electricity by wind of any state. That’s 28.5 percent of electricity from wind energy or 5,688 megawatts by the end of 2014. View full post on Wind Power News

Which Way Does the Wind Blow the GOP on Wind?

At the conclusion of the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama’s campaign manager, Jim Messina, said of the president’s victories in Iowa and Colorado that the “wind energy tax credit was an issue in both of those states.” With President Obama supporting the tax credit and Mitt Romney not only opposing the wind production tax credit […]