Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Xcel Energy Cuts Carbon Emissions 35 Percent

May 22, 2018–Xcel Energy is a step closer to achieving one of the most aggressive carbon-reduction goals in the industry. Today, the company announced it cut carbon emissions 35 percent, according to its newly released Corporate Responsibility Report . View full post on Wind Power News

If renewable energy can power entire countries, why isn’t everyone doing it? – CNET

This is part one of “Fight The Power”, a series about the people, organisations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better. Iceland isn't blessed with much wind or sunlight. View full post on Wind Power News

Letter: Iowa’s energy lesson

I recently visited family in Iowa, and my son told me about their energy costs there. They pay a regular monthly amount that is adjusted at the end of the year, up or down as needed. View full post on Wind Power News

Op-ed: If elections weren’t enough, now Russia wants to interfere with American energy

Thanks to the shale revolution, movement from coal to natural gas has already reduced carbon emissions from electricity production to late 1980s levels. There is little doubt that Russia influenced and manipulated United States politics. View full post on Wind Power News

In the UK, wind energy provides more power than nuclear for the first time

For the first time, wind energy provided more power than nuclear energy to the United Kingdom grid. In the first three months of 2018, wind provided 18.8 percent of all power; only natural gas was a larger energy source. View full post on Wind Power News

Energy jobs reports say solar dominates coal, but wind is the real winner

Two updated energy jobs reports have been released, and they paint a picture of how the last year has affected different energy sectors. The news is good for wind and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News

European wind energy generation potential in a 1.5 degree C warmer world

The UK and large parts of northern Europe could become windier if global temperatures reach 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, according to a new study. This has implications for wind energy generation among other things. View full post on Wind Power News

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add total 66 GW of solar energy and 52 GW of wind power by March 2022 […]

Batteries included in energy storage ideas | Letters

Whatever the WWF says, peak demand for gas-fired generation will be larger, says Steve Bolter, while Chris Underwood pours cold water on the IMechE‚Äôs hydrogen proposal The WWF has been oversimplistic in its argument that no further gas-fired power stations are needed (Report, 14 May). The forecast increase in annual renewable electricity production is only […]

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Broadwind Energy (BWEN) to Sell

According to Zacks, “Broadwind Energy is a precision manufacturer of structures, equipment & components for clean tech and other specialized applications. Their most significant presence is within the U.S. wind energy industry, although they have diversified into other industrial markets in order to improve their capacity utilization and reduce their exposure to uncertainty related to […]