Posts Tagged ‘generation’

Plans to veer into wind power generation: Ghanaian experts visit South Africa

A 15-member delegation of engineers and energy experts from Ghana have visited Lekela, a renewable power generation company in South Africa as part of efforts to veer into wind power generation. The visit by the 15 engineers and managers from the Ghana Grid Company , and the Electricity Company of Ghana , was designed to […]

Southwestern Missouri utility seeks to retire coal plant early as it adds wind generation

The Empire District Electric Company, based in southwest Missouri, announced plans to retire its coal-fired Asbury Power Plant more than a decade ahead of schedule, in favor of cheaper wind power. Other utilities may pursue similar actions, depending on how the state Public Service Commission allows Empire to proceed. View full post on Wind Power […]

North Atlantic Suited to Open-Ocean Wind Power Generation, Research Shows

There is considerable opportunity for generating wind power in the open ocean, particularly the North Atlantic, according to new research from the Carnegie Institution for Science is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Carnegie's Anna Possner and Ken Caldeira found that, because wind speeds are higher on average over ocean than over land, wind turbines in the […]

Offshore wind power helps UK reach record energy generation from renewables in second quarter

Almost a third of the UK's electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of 2017, according to government statistics – with wind producing more than any other clean energy source. New figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy covering April to June show a record 29.8% was generated by renewable […]

Taiwan county signs with CIP to boost offshore wind power generation

The Chnaghua County government has disclosed it has signed an MoU with Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for cooperation to boost development of offshore wind power generation in central Taiwan. Offshore areas to the west of the central county has advantages of strong wind and shallow waters, making them suitable for developing offshore wind farms, Holst […]

Electric cars are pollution shifters: we will need huge investment in generation capacity | Letters

Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin Read There seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution shifters – from tailpipe to power generation facility (Ban from 2040 on diesel and petrol car sales, […]

New record set for Scottish wind power generation

Wind power output has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided around 1,039,001MWh of electricity to the National Grid during June. View full post on Wind Power News

BPA Stops Wind Power Generation For The First Time In 4 Years

And that means the region is producing too much of a good thing: carbon-free, renewable energy in the form of both dam-generated hydropower along with electricity from spinning wind-farm turbines. That's prompted the federal government to take an action it avoided during the last four years of drought conditions: shutting down wind power. View full […]

Wind power is almost one fourth of Maine power generation

Fueled by clean power demand from Southern New England and federal tax credits, wind projects have grown to make up almost one fourth of Maine's electricity generation capacity. The monthly generation figures from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show how quickly wind power generation and capacity has grown in the state over the past decade, […]

Offshore Wind Energy Generation to Fuel Demand for T&D Equipment…

This research report titled ' T&D Equipment Market in Europe 2017-2021 ' provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends. This report also includes an up to date analysis and forecasts for various market segments and all geographical regions. View full post on Wind Power News