Posts Tagged ‘generate’

Oklahoma’s abundance of wind and natural gas help generate power for much of the nation’s midsection

The Western Farmers-owned Pine Ridge solar generation facility, near Apache, was brought online about a year ago. The cooperative has built various solar generating facilities during the past 18 months to study how they can incorporate that form of power generation into its portfolio. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables could generate 50% of Europe’s power in 2030, says new study

Wind power enjoyed a record year in 2017, as more offshore capacity was installed than ever before. Renewable energy in general also continued to grow and the EU generated more electricity from clean sources than coal for the very first time. View full post on Wind Power News

What’s New in Efforts to Generate Electricity from Ocean Waves?

Wave power advocates cheered in September 2016 when Hawaii-based Naval researchers started feeding power from two experimental offshore wave energy devices into the grid on nearby Oahu, representing the first time the American public could access electricity derived from ocean waves. The trickle of energy from these experimental devices doesn't amount to anything substantial yet, […]

China to generate a quarter of electricity from wind power by 2030

Report says figures could rise to nearly one-third with power sector reforms, making it the world wind energy leader by a large margin China is on track to generate more than a quarter of its electricity from wind power by 2030, and the figure could rise to nearly a third with power sector reforms, a […]

Iran to generate 1000MW electricity from new solar, wind power plants

Contracts to set up solar and wind power plants, generating 1000 megawatts of electricity, will be concluded by March 19, 2016 which marks the end of current Iranian calendar year, said Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian. According to Falahatian, the contracts are mostly negotiated with Iranian companies, among others, according to the Islamic Republic […]

Argentina to generate 8% of electricity from renewable sources by 2017

Congress launches initiative to boost renewable energy from current 1% of energy mix, with a 20% target agreed for 2020, reports La Nación Renewable energy is making inroads in Argentina. Last week, after much negotiation, the chamber of deputies approved a new law decreeing that, by 2017, the country must generate 8% of its electricity […]

Argentina to generate 8% of energy from renewable sources by 2017

Congress launches initiative to boost renewable energy from current 1% of energy mix, with a 20% target agreed for 2020, reports La Nación Renewable energy is making inroads in Argentina. Last week, after much negotiation, the chamber of deputies approved a new law decreeing that, by 2017, the country must generate 8% of its electricity […]

LNG power plants to generate 3,600 MW of electricity: PM : October 17, 2015,

HAVELI BAHADUR SHAH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Friday said a number of power projects were in different phases of construction across the country that would start adding power to the national grid in the next few years. Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony of the 1230 MW Haveli Bahadur Shah power plant near Jhang, the prime minister […]

Iran has potential to generate 40,000MW of solar, wind power: official

Iran has the potentiality to generate 40,000 megawatts of electricity from solar and wind resources, according to Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian. There is potentiality to generate 30,000 MW of wind power and 10,000 MW of solar power in the country, the IRNA news agency quoted Falahatian as saying on Monday. View full post […]

Kenya to generate over half of its electricity through solar power by 2016

Government invests $1.2bn jointly with private companies to build solar power plants across the country Kenya has identified nine sites to build solar power plants that could provide more than half the country’s electricity by 2016. Construction of the plants, expected to cost $1.2bn (£73m), is set to begin this year and initial design stages […]