Posts Tagged ‘Country’

President Aliyev: Azerbaijan – exemplary country on global scale in…

Azerbaijan has become an exemplary country on a global scale in terms of development, stability, unity of power and people, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said May 4. He was speaking at a meeting with representatives of the public of the Khizi district while attending a ceremony marking the completion of the project on the […]

Country diary: in Richard I’s day this field was a hi-tech hub

Rockingham Forest, Northamptonshire Grass-covered earthworks are all that remain of an abbey that built one of England’s first windmills Patches of snow persist in the most sheltered spots alongside Harpers Brook, the pasture dense with a complexity of mounds and earthworks that hints at a significant history. The sloping field by the grey limestone edifices […]

Wind Energy Takes Flight In The Heart Of Texas Oil Country

Georgetown, Texas, is a conservative town in a conservative state. So it may come as something of a surprise that it's one of the first cities in America to be entirely powered by renewable energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Finland set to become first country to ban coal use for energy

Finland could become the first country to ditch coal for good. As part of a new energy and climate strategy due to be announced tomorrow, the government is considering banning the burning of coal for energy by 2030. View full post on Wind Power News

In Texas Oil Country, Wind Is Straining the Grid

The Lone Star state is by far the largest state for wind power, with nearly 18,000 megawatts of wind generation capacity already built and another 5,500 megawatts-nearly equal to California's total installed capacity-planned. The biggest driver of that wind boom was an $8 billion transmission system that was built to bring electricity from the desolate […]

Can you guess which country just set a new world record for wind power?

Wind turbines are as ubiquitous as clogs, Legos, and tall people in Denmark. Unlike the latter three, though, Denmark’s wind turbines were busy setting a world record in 2015. View full post on Wind Power News

The Country Life: Harnessing the power of the wind – or not

Wind and solar energy systems are represented outside the Falcon offices of Mountain View Electric Association Inc. Bill Radford/The Gazette When I moved to the countryside east of Colorado Springs, I was told to expect wind – a lot of it. There’s not much to block it on the prairie. View full post on Wind […]

Ask this Old House Goes Cross Country

Crisscrossing America to teach practical home improvement lessons to homeowners and millions of viewers, this new season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE will include stops in ASK THIS OLD HOUSE will continue to focus on timely and relevant segments for audiences everywhere, from simple DIY wood working projects, to practical winter weather solutions, and the […]

Tough questions on a country road on election day

A young couple stood on the side of the road at Port Fairy, backpacks at their feet and a sign imploring a ride to the Twelve Apostles. I had already followed the fellow who was the premier then, Denis Napthine, from little polling booth to little polling booth from the port of Portland, where the […]

Global Wind Power Market – Installations by Country

Global Wind Power Market to Show Steady Growth Despite Slump in 2013. Cumulative global wind power capacity increased from 74.5 Gigawatts in 2006 to 319.6 GW in 2013. View full post on Wind Power News