Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Wind energy company against wind farm clusters

A major wind energy company is backing the call by the National Wind Farm Commissioner for more high capacity power transmission lines throughout Victoria to reduce excessive clusters of wind farms. Acciona Energy Australia managing director Brett Wickham said Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer was right to call for more high capacity transmission lines so […]

Wind farms power big surge in renewable energy jobs

A boom in wind farms is fuelling a jobs surge in the renewable energy industry with 17 per cent employment growth in the sector in December. Nationwide, there are now 15,691 renewable energy jobs, rising to 21,168 when including those in small-scale rooftop solar installation. View full post on Wind Power News

Analysis takes deep look at energy needs NEW

New England's electricity supply is dangerously dependent on natural gas, but buying more natural gas is not the only way to reduce the danger. This is one of the conclusions of a long-anticipated analysis by ISO-New England, the organization that runs the power grid in the six-state region, which estimates what could happen to our […]

Xcel Energy has hopes for wind and solar projects with battery storage

An Xcel Energy proposal that attracted a multitude of low-cost bids to develop wind and solar projects in Colorado that include battery storage is raising hopes that the concept could become more widespread, including in A Minnesota. Wind and solar farms can produce electricity only A intermittently, and industrial-scale batteries are seen as way to […]

Tri Global Energy Blows Past One Gigawatt of Wind Power in 2017

Wind energy has quickly become a formidable competitor as transmission capacity and markets reform to accommodate greater usage. “Yet the real power is in our partnerships with the local communities, which host our wind projects,” Billingsley said. View full post on Wind Power News

UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show. The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK […]

Tucson Electric plans wind energy project to power 31k homes

A southern Arizona utility company is planning a wind energy project that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. Tucson Electric Power says a request for design and construction proposals will go out this week. View full post on Wind Power News

International Renewable Energy AGENCYOnshore Wind Power Now as…

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency . The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by 2020. […]

Alinta plans rapid expansion into renewable energy

The company says it plans to bring a gigawatt of new renewable energy online following its acquisition of Victoria's Loy Yang B brown coal-fired power station late last year. It finalised the $1 billion acquisition of Loy Yang B on Monday, ensuring that the plant – which supplies nearly a fifth of Victoria's energy – […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market : High Costs, Risks, and Supply Chain…

According to the report, global offshore wind energy market was valued at USD 20.3 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach USD 57.2 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 16.2% between 2017 and 2022. Energy has been extracted from wind sources since a long time. View full post on Wind Power News