Posts Tagged ‘future’

Fears for future of UK onshore wind power despite record growth

2.6GW of capacity built in 2017 before subsidies ban industry says will make generation dearer A record amount of onshore wind power was built in the UK last year, but government policy has been stalling the sector and risked increasing energy bills for consumers, the industry has warned. Turbines capable of generating 2.6GW were installed […]

A future without coal-fired power stations is inevitable

One of the four giant units at Victoria's ageing Loy Yang A power station broke down on Tuesday night at 11.05, taking out 230 megawatts, and then at 1.10 on Wednesday morning after being partially restarted, taking out what by then was 161 megawatts. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has mounted a defence of coal-powered electricity, […]

Functional Composites Market Analysis and Future Forecasts to 2023

Functional Composites are the compounds that have special electrical, magnetic, and optical properties that can't be achieved by its single constituent separately. In other words, functional composites bring together various material's properties and combine their advantages. View full post on Wind Power News

The fate of the Northwesta s largest energy provider may decide future of our salmon

Across the Pacific Northwest and the nation, people have competing visions for the Columbia River Basin and its iconic salmon runs. Reconciling their many visions, addressing climate change and protecting the salmon and its ecosystems is our challenge for the rest of the century. View full post on Wind Power News

Is this the future? Dutch plan vast windfarm island in North Sea

Advanced plans by Dutch power grid aims to build power hub possibly at Dogger Bank whose scale would dwarf current offshore sites Britain’s homes could be lit and powered by windfarms surrounding an artificial island deep out in the North Sea, under advanced plans by a Dutch energy network. The radical proposal envisages an island […]

Warring Visions of Puerto Rico’s Future

Will the islands become a cutting-edge green-powered solartopia for the benefit of their long-time residents? Or a fossil-fueled robber baron playground like Hong Kong or Singapore, set to operate for the profit of outside corporate investors? On the solartopian side, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed a $146 billion green ” Marshall Plan […]

This is what America’s eco city of the future looks like

Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is ‘a good little Republican’ – but ever since his city weaned itself off fossil fuels, he has become a hero to environmentalists When the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross assumed it was a joke. “OK, which of […]

In a Rare Eclipse, Gas Will See Its Future as Solar’s Backup

Natural gas is about to get a glimpse of its future role in the U.S. power mix as solar energy's backup. During the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse, operators of giant solar fields from California to the Carolinas will cede market share to fast-start natural gas generators as well as hydroelectric plants and other sources to […]

Fever-Tree Market 2017 – “By Identifying the Key Market Segments Poised for Strong Growth in Future

“Success Case Study: Fever-Tree – Mixer brand capitalizing on premium spirits trends”, is part of Successes and Failures research. It examines the details of and reasons behind the success of the Fever-Tree premium mixer, which has grown significantly in the UK and is also expanding internationally. View full post on Wind Power News

Higher, cheaper, sleeker: wind turbines of the future – in pictures

With the UK government ending subsidies for onshore wind and the Trump administration pushing for a return to coal, you might think the wind power revolution had run out of puff. Far from it. The cost of energy from offshore wind in Britain has fallen by a third since 2012, and wind accounts for over […]