Posts Tagged ‘generated’

World’s cheapest solar power is generated in Mexico

Solar power generated in Mexico is currently the world's cheapest – with prices as low as 1.77A /kWh, according to data from Mexico's Centro Nacional de Control de EnergA a . The price for solar in Mexico is just below that of Saudi Arabia at 1.77A /kWh, and is expected to continue to decrease to […]

Winds have generated power for centuries | Brief letters

Walsall’s heyday | Wind power | Elon Musk’s Hyperloop | Today programme | Worst deal ever “Walsall was never a pretty town”, according to Roy Boffy (Letters, 16 October); this may be true now but has not always been the case. Its handsome villas and public buildings were remarked on in 1834 by William White […]

Turbine Breaks World Record for Wind Power Generated in Just One Day

A 722-foot tall, 9-megawatt wind turbine operating at an offshore testing site near sterild, Denmark has set a new world record for wind electricity generation. The V164 turbine, built by Danish energy company MHI Vestas, produced 216,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity in just 24 hours, enough to power 240 U.S. homes for a month . View […]

Colorado one of 11 states that generated at least 10 percent of its electricity from wind in 2015

Colorado is one of 11 states that generated at least 10 percent of its total electricity from wind last year, according to an analysis by the Energy Information Administration. Wind produced 14 percent of Colorado's electricity in 2015, according to the EIA report released last week, putting it No. View full post on Wind Power […]

This tiny nation has generated 100% of its power without any…

According to a report from Grupo ICE , the country's utilities conglomerate, Costa Rica has been running on 100% renewable energy sources for over two months. The company reports that the last time gas-powered electricity was used was June 16. Of the entire year so far, the country has had 151 total days in which […]

Record 46% of UK’s electricity generated by clean energy sources in 2015

Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year – outstripping coal for the first time Almost half the UK’s electricity came from clean energy sources such as wind and nuclear power last year, official figures have revealed. Renewables accounted for a quarter of the country’s power supplies in […]

Denmark just generated 140 percent of its electricity needs from wind power

A particularly windy 24 hours over northern Europe kicked Denmark’s wind turbines into high gear, enabling the country to not only generate all the electricity it needed, but also to share with Germany, Norway and Sweden. A report in the Guardian details that by the evening of July 9, wind turbines were producing 116 percent […]

Wind and other renewables generated a fifth of Britain’s electricity in early 2014

New windfarms, strong winds and a good winter for hydropower plants sent renewable energy generation surging to 19.4% of all electricity from January to March One fifth of all electricity was generated in Britain by windfarms or other green technologies in the first three months of the year, according to new statistics released by the […]

Wind power soon to be generated at Fire Island, Eva Creek

The new Fire Island 17.6 megawatt wind power project developed by Cook Inlet Region Inc. View full post on Wind Power News