Posts Tagged ‘Costs’

Fighting rising costs with wind power – Exploits water plant…

“As a regional services board, our goal is to look at any cost saving measures moving forward,” said Botwood mayor and chairman of the Exploits Regional Water Supply Committee Scott Sceviour. “The services board actually supplies water to Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Northern Arm, and Peterview. View full post on Wind Power News

EU warned about ‘lost decade’ for renewables as costs continue to fall

One key ingredient to keep the European renewable industry competitive is to raise the EU's 2030 renewables target to 35%, says Giles Dickson, CEO of WindEurope. [ David Clarke / Flickr ] The cost of generating electricity from renewable energies is set to reach new lows worldwide, according to projections by the International Renewable Energy […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market : High Costs, Risks, and Supply Chain…

According to the report, global offshore wind energy market was valued at USD 20.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2017 and 2022. Energy has been extracted from wind sources since a long time. View full post on Wind Power News

Using wind turbines to maximize productivity, reduce costs

Wind turbines can achieve an online availability of about 98%, giving operators approximately one week in the year when planned maintenance can be completed. It is essential to use this time efficiently, concentrating on the most important issues, which can be identified using preventive maintenance techniques. View full post on Wind Power News

Cancelled Site C project could require 10% rate hike to cover costs

The B.C. NDP government confirmed last week that the cost of cancelling and remediating the Site C dam could require a 10-per-cent rate hike, if costs are amortized over 10 years. And it still might need to find or save additional sources of power to meet peak demand. View full post on Wind Power News

‘Way off the planet’: regional businesses use renewables to slash costs

From solar to running generators, some have quit the energy grid and several others are showing interest in ‘defecting’ In the heart of Queensland’s mining belt, a businessman who has grown his enterprise mostly off the back of the coal industry sees the energy sector going only one way. “I think renewable energy is where […]

Wind Power Project Among Hidden Hydro Costs

October 20, 2017 – Dutton Dunwich – The planned Strong Breeze Wind Project is among the costs that will raise Ontario electricity customers' bills in the years to come, costs that are being hidden by the Ontario government, says Dutton Dunwich Opponents of Wind Turbines . “The Strong Breeze Wind Project will add $250 million […]

Nuclear plans ‘should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs’

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had […]

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

True crisis costs revealed

A long-awaited report into last year's energy crisis has recommended that the government retain the Tamar Valley Power Station. But the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee believes its importance should be reconsidered if there is a large expansion of energy sources within Tasmania's energy mix. View full post on Wind Power News