Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Waiting for the wind energy gamble to pay off

Electricity costs were expected to rise 50 percent during the following decade, and the New London Municipal Utilities board wanted a way to get ahead of the price hike. “Green power was coming on the scene, and there was more than one board member who felt that way,” said New London Municipal Utilities Foreman Tom […]

Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change

Climate change is affecting wind energy's potential to provide power, diminishing a renewable energy source that scientists and policymakers are counting on to replace fossil fuels, according to two scientific studies. The world is turning more and more to renewable sources of energy – wind, solar power and, in some cases, energy from flowing water […]

States, cities and companies are leading the way toward clean, renewable energy

Over the last year, cities and towns throughout the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and re-power their communities with 100 percent clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar. Community by community, local leaders are demonstrating that a transition away from dirty […]

GOP Tax Bill ‘Designed’ To Kneecap Renewable Energy In Favor Of Fossil Fuels, Democrats Say

The Republican tax bill aims to cripple the solar power, wind power and electric vehicle industries at the behest of GOP campaign donors from the fossil fuel sector, seven Democratic senators said Tuesday. At a press conference, they called on Republicans to either restore tax benefits for the renewable energy industry taken away in the […]

U.S. energy approach will affect national security

On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General Assembly session, state legislators joined clean energy advocates in Annapolis to push for legislation that would significantly boost Maryland's use of renewable energy, while creating the largest clean energy jobs training program in state history, supporters say. On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General […]

PATTERN ENERGYPattern Energy’s Meikle Wind Receives Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced its Meikle Wind power facility received the Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC. The 179 megawatt Meikle Wind facility is located near Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia. View full post on Wind Power News

Energy & Sustainability Connections Newsletter – November 2017

This month's edition of Energy & Sustainability Connections brings the latest developments in energy investing, legal insights, company activity, and industry events straight to your inbox. November's Leader in the News is E4TheFuture , the leading nonprofit advocating for energy efficiency solutions in the residential energy sector, which recently welcomed David O'Connor onto its Board […]

Empire Wind: New York’s Latest Off-Shore Wind Energy Project

In December 2016, Norwegian developer Statoil won a bid to lease 79,000 acres of underwater land from the federal government for wind energy development. Statoil's wind energy project will be located approximately fourteen miles south of Long Beach and the Rockaways and will extend out to a distance of 30 miles. View full post on […]

SA’s battery is massive, but it can do much more than store energy

Last Friday, the “world's largest” lithium-ion battery was officially opened in South Australia. Tesla's much-anticipated “mega battery” made the ” 100 days or it's free ” deadline, after a week of testing and commissioning. View full post on Wind Power News

Demand for Wind Energy to Boost the Industrial Laser Sensor Market | Technavio

Technavio has published a new market research report on the global industrial laser sensor market from 2017-2021. The market study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global industrial laser sensor market for 2017-2021. View full post on Wind Power News