Posts Tagged ‘could’

New wind energy project could power 7,000 Sackville homes

Maria Jose Burgos is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She is a recent graduate of the journalism program at St. Thomas University. View full post on Wind Power News

Trump stances could affect cross-border energy trade

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in April to impose a tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, the administration and its supporters heralded the move as an equalizing measure meant to bolster domestic timber production. For Trump, the tariff was the latest move meant to build on his “America First” campaign platform. View full […]

Renewable power to the people could reap profits in Victoria

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Retiring worn-out wind turbines could cost billions that nobody has

Texas is by far the leading wind energy producer in the United States, generating more than 20,000 megawatts of electricity each year. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines ‘could supply most of UK’s electricity’

Dong Energy chief executive hails ‘inflection point’ as he confirms plan to sell company’s oil and gas division Wind turbines could soon supply most of the UK’s electricity, the boss of the country’s largest wind farm operator has said, as he confirmed plans to sell its oil and gas division. Dong Energy said the sale […]

Renewables could lose European power grid priority, documents reveal

Industry concern after confidential impact assessment models scenarios for paring back the ‘priority dispatch’ system for clean energy Windfarms and solar power could soon lose the privilege of getting priority over other energy sources on European electricity grids, leaked documents show. Paring back the “priority dispatch” system could increase carbon emissions by up to 10%, […]

Small NY town could be key to bringing more renewable power in New England

Small and rural Beekmantown, New York could be on the map for an energy project aimed at bringing renewable power to New England. “We'll bring wind power from the Bull Run project which is just north of here, north and west of here–up in Ellenburg area. View full post on Wind Power News

A set of ghostly, futuristic sails could help save California…

Sails are one of the earliest ways humans seized the power of wind – people were using them to move boats across the sea even before the Middle Ages. “Regatta H2O: Familiar Form, Chameleon Infrastructure” is the winner of a site-specific environmental competition called the Land Art Generator Initiative . View full post on Wind […]

World’s first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented the world's first typhoon wind turbine , an egg beater-like contraption designed to harness the immense energy of storms as a unique renewable energy source . View full post on Wind […]

Asia-Pacific could lead low-carbon future

Workers with the power supply company in Chuzhou, Anhui province, check the transmission network under the State Grid before it is connected with a local wind power farm. [Song Weixing/For China Daily] This summer has seen Asia and the Pacific rocked by intense and unstable weather, bringing into even greater focus the need to build […]