Posts Tagged ‘Getting’

Microsoft’s data centers in Ireland are getting an influx of wind power

Microsoft is amping up its renewable energy portfolio by signing a power purchase agreement for 100 percent of GE's Tullahennel wind farm in Ireland. The energy from the 37-MW wind farm located in County Kerry will go towards powering Microsoft's data centers in the country which support its growing cloud services. View full post on […]

Google to start getting Norwegian wind power by September

Alphabet Inc's Google unit expects to receive its first wind power from Norway by early September, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: People are silhouetted as they pose with laptops in front of a screen projected with a Google logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. View full post […]

Texas keeps getting greener: Solar power, like wind a decade ago, is about to soar

For years, Texas consumers have been buying electricity through renewable energy plans. Now TXU Energy, the state’s largest electricity retailer, has added a twist: 100 percent solar power . View full post on Wind Power News

The renewable energy sector needs to commit to getting off subsidies | Jessica Lennard

The renewable power industry needs a fresh approach if it is to win the public’s support and reach its full potential, says OVO Energy’s Jessica Lennard The energy debate has left the territory of the rational. Graphs, logic, or claims to the moral high ground hold scant weight now. The impact of statistics about green […]

Consumers not getting best value for renewable energy subsidies, say MPs

Public Accounts Committee says contracts for difference for eight projects, worth £16.6bn, are poorly conceived and managed Consumers have been left to pick up the bill for poorly conceived and managed contracts worth £16.6 billion for renewable energy, MPs have warned. Contracts for eight renewable energy projects were awarded early without competition to avoid delays […]

Solar and wind energy getting more cost competitive, study finds

Solar panels supply energy to the AirTrain at Newark Liberty International Airport. A new study finds solar is cost-competitive for peak electricity generation. View full post on Wind Power News

Claim: all the energy we need is just a mile above our heads- but getting it is another story

What if all the energy needed by society existed just a mile or two above our heads? That’s the question raised by researchers in an emerging field known as airborne wind energy, which envisions using devices that might look like parachutes or gliders to capture electricity from the strong, steady winds that blow well above […]

Citizens For Wind Power Promote Getting Informed On Huntington Wind Farm

Say “wind farm” in Huntington, and you’ll surely hear from many residents opposed to the idea, but there is another side to the wind farm coin. View full post on Wind Power News

SD Company Getting $25K For Wind Farm Study

A South Dakota company is receiving a $25,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study the feasibility of building a wind farm. View full post on Wind Power News

Getting up a Head of Steam Against Pirates

Garioni Naval S.p.A introduce a system to deter pirates boarding a cargo vessel by ejecting steam in selected zones around the hull. View full post on Wind Power News