Posts Tagged ‘Electric’

Trump’s Electric Grid Plan Could Hurt Voters That Swung Him the Election

Conservative energy policy experts are worried a new Trump administration policy proposal to compensate coal and nuclear power plants for stockpiling fuel could have significant consequences for some of his most ardent supporters. Namely, propping up coal and nuclear power plants could hurt natural gas-producing states that supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. […]

Rise of electric car solves little if driven by fossil fuels, warns windfarm boss

Dong Energy boss says falling price of renewables means they must power the electric car revolution or the environment will gain only a pyrrhic victory The rise of electric cars will be a pyrrhic victory for the environment if they are powered by fossil fuels instead of renewables, according to the UK boss of the […]

Replace Your Electric Bill With A Flat-Rate, Monthly Subscription To Wind Power

If you want to support renewable energy generation, there's not a whole lot of personal recourse you can take beyond either choosing to pay a “green pricing” premium to your local utility in exchange for clean energy, or–in deregulated states–choosing to buy your energy directly from a clean-energy provider . A new startup, Inspire , […]

Electric cars are pollution shifters: we will need huge investment in generation capacity | Letters

Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin Read There seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution shifters – from tailpipe to power generation facility (Ban from 2040 on diesel and petrol car sales, […]

EU clears General Electric acquisition of LM Wind Power

The European Union has cleared General Electric's planned $1.65 billion acquisition of LM Wind Power , a Denmark-based manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines. The EU's executive Commission said Monday that the takeover was approved unconditionally because the combined company “would continue to face effective competition in Europe.” View full post on Wind Power […]

All electric trains in the Netherlands are entirely wind-powered

All electric trains in the Netherlands are now powered entirely by wind energy. It's the first railway network in the world to rely completely on renewable energy, providing carbon-free travel to over 600,000 daily passengers. View full post on Wind Power News

All electric trains in the Netherlands now run on wind energy

The Netherlands has been harnessing the power of the wind to drain bodies of water, saw timber and to produce oil for centuries. Now, the country is also using it to run all its electric trains. View full post on Wind Power News

Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton Boon. Related: How […]

Bob Greenlee: Doing more for renewable electric energy

Editor's note: Bob submitted this column prior to being involved in a multiple vehicle pile-up in southern Colorado last week. Boulder's climate commitments and renewable energy goals are totally inadequate, according to recent letter to the editor from someone I will not identify or further embarrass. View full post on Wind Power News

General Electric Wind Energy chooses Globalstar’s SPOT Gen3 to Safeguard Workers in EMEA and Asia

General Electric Wind Energy will equip its employees in Pakistan and Morocco with Globalstar's SPOT Gen3 safety devices , followed by deployments in further new markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa Following a rigorous selection process, SPOT Gen3 was chosen for satellite tracking, one-touch SOS capability, superior reach and reliability SPOT system, including GEOS […]