Posts Tagged ‘blow’

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon for renewable energy has pushed utilities to ink solar and wind power deals. Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon […]

South African pro-Zuma group blocks energy deals in blow to Ramaphosa

Johannesburg: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was dealt a political blow on Tuesday, after a last-minute legal challenge by a group loyal to ousted leader Jacob Zuma blocked the signing of $4.7 billion in renewable energy deals. The North Gauteng High Court agreed to hold a full hearing on the challenge on March 27 after […]

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 […]

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 […]