Posts Tagged ‘Energy’

Finding better wind energy potential with the new European Wind Atlas

New work details the limitations of methods that use the European Wind Atlas and the Global Wind Atlas and how it influenced the development of the New European Wind Atlas WASHINGTON D.C., September 6, 2017 — Over the last 25 years, the world has seen an increased dependency on wind energy that promises to continue […]

Rural Caucus Discusses Wind Energy

Sen. Emmett Hanger, R-Mount Solon, listens to a presentation during a Regional Rural Caucus meeting for GO Virginia 8 and 9 regions Wednesday afternoon at James Madison University. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R-Mount Solon, listens to a presentation during a Regional Rural Caucus meeting for GO Virginia 8 and 9 regions Wednesday afternoon at James Madison […]

$200M Jay County wind energy center updates construction

The project includes construction of the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center in southern Jay County and 57 General Electric wind turbines, said NextEra Energy Resources in a news release. “This project has been years in the making and it's exciting to see it all come together,” said Zack Melda, project director for NextEra Energy Resources, […]

Renewable energy generates enough power to run 70% of Australian homes

Renewable Energy Index shows sector will generate power to run 90% of homes once wind and solar projects being built in 2016-17 are completed Australia’s renewable energy sector is within striking distance of matching national household power consumption, cranking out enough electricity to run 70% of homes last financial year, new figures show. The first […]

Coal in decline: an energy industry on life support

Special report: The pace of coal plants shutting down in Australia could mean the country’s fleet could be gone before 2040. The transformation is enormous – and seems inevitable • Support our independent journalism and critical reporting on energy and the environment by giving a one-off or monthly contribution For a glimpse into the future […]

Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law

Government says law, which will include 40% renewables by 2025 and commitment to invest in new projects, will send a strong signal to investors The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects. The premier, Daniel […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Wind energy is testament to greed

I went to a meeting about Wind Energy in Mitchell, S.D. this week. There, I met representatives from more than a dozen South Dakota counties, a member of the South Dakota legislature, county commissioners and nearly that many people from Nebraska. View full post on Wind Power News

Politicians should get out of the energy business, says wind expert

Industrial wind turbine developments are devaluing properties, pitting neighbour against neighbour and are simply unreliable as a source of energy. These were the messages from experts from a variety of sectors impacted by wind energy, who spoke at a town hall meeting at the Davidson Centre last Tuesday to a crowd of about 200. View […]

Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy – report

Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme and the Asian Development Bank . According to the report, by 2050, the country's installed electricity generation capacity needs will increase from the current […]

stored energy Northern Power

Stored energy: Northern Power Systems Corp., a provider of distributed energy power systems, now offers a full suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. In addition to providing multiple battery options, Northern Power, backed by decades of turnkey systems experience, can integrate […]