Posts Tagged ‘comes’

When it comes to oil and gas, – keep it in the ground’ is the worst thing to do

It has become fashionable among some environmentalists to declare that little of consequence would happen to the nation's economy if oil and natural gas production were to be phased out. Proponents of say that as motorists shift to electric vehicles, the need for fossil fuels will rapidly decline, replaced by batteries that run on solar […]

When It Comes to Renewable Energy, American Power and Gas is Fully Committed

American Power and Gas CEO Tom Cummins wants to make a few things abundantly clear: “There are two areas that we are interested in. One is the improvement in the production and generation of solar energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Here Comes Google’s New Wind Farm

Alphabet Inc's Google expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. The Tellenes wind farm, a 50-turbine wind farm of 160-megawatt capacity, is currently under development and will become Norway's largest wind farm and Google's biggest in Europe. View full post on Wind Power News

Massive, Six-Story Data Center in a Norwegian Mine Comes Online

An abandoned mine-turned data center in Norway will officially open on Wednesday, according to Lefdal , builder of what it claims is “the largest green data center in Europe.” Its first two tenants are IBM and the German industrial conglomerate Friedhelm LOH Group. View full post on Wind Power News

Two thirds of electricity in Canada now comes from renewable energy

The National Energy Board says two-thirds of Canada's electricity supply now comes from renewable sources such as hydro, wind power and solar energy. The board says renewable energy production jumped 17 per cent between 2005 and 2015 and now provides 66 per cent of the country`s electricity, compared with 60 per cent a decade earlier. […]

Google, Ikea Nordic Wind-Power Crush Comes Too Soon for Sweden

The quest to supply everything from data server halls, insurance companies to large furniture stores with green electricity has flooded the Nordic region with wind power and crashed a $100 million renewable-certificates market. Ikea Group , the growth in renewable energy has been faster than Sweden and Norway expected. View full post on Wind Power News

Federal Leasing for Offshore Wind Grows as U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Comes Online

For the next two weeks , Today in Energy will feature a selection of our favorite articles from 2016. Today's article was originally published on December 2. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Note: 2016 and 2017 values are estimates. View full post on Wind Power News

Arpaio’s contempt case comes less than month before election

A judge will hold a hearing in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to discuss legal issues raised b… . Protesters wearing anti-Joe Arpaio t-shirts gather in front of U.S. District Court as prosecutors announce they will charge the Maricopa County Sheriff with criminal contempt-of-court Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Phoenix. View full post on […]

Long Island needs to think regionally when it comes to solar power

Paradise Solar Energy Center in New Jersey on Sept. 26, 2011. National Grid and NextEra are proposing to build the largest solar energy array in the state on 350 acres of wooded property beside the shuttered Shoreham nuclear power plant. View full post on Wind Power News

Energiepark Mainz comes online; hydrogen from wind power; Siemens 6MW electrolysis system

After a year in construction, Energiepark Mainz, a collaboration between Stadtwerke Mainz, Linde, Siemens and the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, was inaugurated in Mainz. The energy park will produce hydrogen using electricity from neighboring wind parks. View full post on Wind Power News