Posts Tagged ‘electricity’

Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power. The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates […]

Many Utahns’ electricity bills will shrink this summer – and there…

Tribune file photo) Rocky Mountain Power crew works on power lines near 800 south and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City. State regulators have cleared the electrical utility to pass savings from with last winter's federal tax bill on to customers, saving average users about 3.4 percent on their bills for at least the next […]

Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time in UK

In 2017 Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also fell 3% as coal use dropped and renewables climbed Windfarms and solar panels produced more electricity than the UK’s eight nuclear power stations for the first time at the end of last year, official figures show. Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also continued to fall, dropping 3% in 2017, […]

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

Andhra to deploy IoT technologies for electricity sector

Visakhapatnam, Feb 25 – Andhra Pradesh will adopt smart grid and Internet of Things based solutions of AutoGrid to improve energy utilities' financial health and customer experiences, officials said on Sunday. The state government on Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AutoGrid, a US-based leading provider of flexibility management software for the energy sector, […]

Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program has resulted in the lowest…

CALGARY: The Canadian Wind Energy Association commends the Alberta Electric System Operator and the Government of Alberta for the successful implementation of the first phase of its Renewable Electricity Program , which has resulted in the lowest-ever price for wind energy generation in Canada. As announced today, the AESO will secure power from three new […]

The high cost of cheap electricity: Don Pittis

New technology and old. A farm windmill in front of giant turbines in South Australia that feed the world's largest lithium ion battery made by Tesla that went into operation last week. View full post on Wind Power News

Bombardier dispute a lesson of electricity export risks, says Canadian wind group

A national wind energy conference heard that Bombardier's trade battle with the U.S. is a warning sign about the potential impact of government subsidies on accessing the large American electricity market. Jean-Francois Nolet, vice-president of policy and government affairs for the Canadian Wind Energy Association, says Canadian electricity exports risk being accused of being dumped […]

Colstrip Deal Moves Northwest Residents Closer To Coal-Free Electricity

Thousands of Northwest residents will be getting less electricity from burning coal. That's because of a new agreement to fast-track the closure of a coal-fired power plant in Montana. View full post on Wind Power News

WPPI Energy to buy electricity from Illinois wind farm

Sun Prairie-based power company WPPI Energy says it will buy all the electricity generated from a proposed Illinois wind farm for the next 22 years. Chicago-based renewable energy developer Invenergy plans to build the 53-turbine Bishop Hill 3 wind farm, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. View full post on Wind Power News