Posts Tagged ‘could’

Queensland could reap $24bn renewables boom if it phases out coal generators

Analysts say sector could expand sixfold if all planned projects proceed and government focuses on carbon reduction policies Regional Queensland is on the verge of a $24bn renewable energy boom, but the “vast majority” of projects will never be built without the phase out of existing coal-fired power stations and government policy to reduce emissions […]

Rising ocean waters from global warming could cost trillions of dollars | John Abraham

We’ll need to mitigate and adapt to global warming to avoid massive costs from sea level rise Ocean waters are rising because of global warming. They are rising for two reasons. First, and perhaps most obvious, ice is melting. There is a tremendous amount of ice locked away in Greenland, Antarctica, and in glaciers. As […]

Nation’s biggest wind farm could be built between Geelong and Ballarat

The biggest wind farm in the southern hemisphere will be built about 130 kilometres west of Melbourne, powering an estimated half a million homes a year by 2025, if the Andrews government gives the project the green light. The proposed wind farm would sprawl across 167 square kilometres of farmland near the small town of […]

Wind and solar power could meet four-fifths of US electricity demand, study finds

The United States could reliably meet about 80 percent of its electricity demand with solar and wind power generation, according to scientists. solar panels cover the roof of UCI's Student Center Parking Structure. View full post on Wind Power News

The Morning After: Water purification could lead to more electric cars

Welcome back! We hope you had a great weekend. We've been playing with some cool dinosaur toys , hearing about Tesla's next power grid experiment, and the end of free Wikipedia data for developing countries. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables could generate 50% of Europe’s power in 2030, says new study

Wind power enjoyed a record year in 2017, as more offshore capacity was installed than ever before. Renewable energy in general also continued to grow and the EU generated more electricity from clean sources than coal for the very first time. View full post on Wind Power News

Artificial Trees That Could Power A Home Or Replace Wind And Solar Farms

Tech Meets Art In A life-like 'Energy Tree' With e-leaves That Suck Up Sunshine And Quiver In The Breeze To Produce Solar And Wind Power. LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, January 22, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / — The 16ft solar/wind tree can generate nearly three times the electricity an average family uses in a year and […]

UK energy cap could have been avoided, lobby group says

Body representing big six suppliers says price cap is not inevitable and could have been avoided if industry had acted more quickly on ‘rip-off’ tariffs Energy suppliers could have avoided the government imposing a price cap if they had acted faster to shift customers off the tariffs branded a “rip-off” by Theresa May, according to […]

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

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]