Posts Tagged ‘generates’

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 […]

Following Recent Surge, Wind Now Generates 5.5 Percent of U.S. Electricity

The U.S. wind energy industry experienced its fastest first-quarter growth since 2009, installing 2,000 new megawatts of capacity – enough to power about 500,000 homes – on its way to producing 5.5 percent of the country's electricity. The American Wind Energy Association also reported that another 21,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity is now under […]

Why China’s Largest Windfarm Almost Never Generates Any Power

Wind turbines used to generate electricity are seen at a wind farm in Guazhou, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 15, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria China is only using about 40 percent of a huge 7,000 turbine wind farm in a rural region due to low demand and technical difficulties, according to The New York […]

Pattern’s Wind Energy Generates “Non-Taxable” Returns Of Capital To Shareholders

It is a small cap and rapidly growing distributable cash flow. But there are no IDRs and no K-1. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power generates 140% of Denmark’s electricity demand

Unusually high winds allowed Denmark to meet all of its electricity needs – with plenty to spare for Germany, Norway and Sweden too So much power was produced by Denmark’s windfarms on Thursday that the country was able to meet its domestic electricity demand and export power to Norway, Germany and Sweden. On an unusually […]

Wind turbine giant Vestas generates big profits Vestas raises…

The world’s leading wind turbine maker, Danish group Vestas Wind Systems, reported Friday it had swung into profit and now sees a brighter outlook for 2014. Emerging from more than two years of losses under the guidance of new chief executive Anders Runevad, the firm said it is enjoying strong demand. View full post on […]