Posts Tagged ‘giant’

‘Don’t dump windfarms on us’: residents tell energy giant

AGL community relations manager Hannah Coffey told a meeting of residents on Wednesday that AGL accepted that “a lot of people have had bad experiences with AGL” at its Macarthur windfarm which was why they were taking the unprecedented step of engaging with community before it reached the application stage. Renewable energy project developer Wind […]

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years. The project comes at a critical time for the Netherlands, which is struggling to curb fossil fuel use and meet greenhouse gas emission targets after […]

Trump’s Threats Against Wind Energy Are Empty So Far, Industry Giant Says

Donald Trump 's threats against wind energy have so far proven empty, according to an industry giant that expects to grow in the U.S. Dong Energy A/S , says the world's biggest offshore wind developer hasn't seen any actions that have followed Trump's verbal attacks. In fact, he says there are signs that American commitment […]

Turkey to hold tender for giant wind power project next week: Minister

Turkey will hold a reverse auction on the energy ministry's giant wind power project next week, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on July 28. Eight consortia, including four German giants, participated in Turkey's 1,000-megawatt wind power project tender on July 27, according to officials. In addition to the German giants, Chinese and Danish Vestas also […]

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years […]

C-store giant to power stores with wind energy

The company has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100% Texas wind energy for all its Texas stores located in competitive energy markets. The 96-month wind energy agreement, which impacts 425 stores, starts June 1, 2018, and is expected to reduce 7-Eleven's carbon footprint by 6.7% while providing significant operating expense savings. View […]

Architect builds giant wind-turbine-temple for Shaolin monks

The first Shaolin temple was built as far back as 495 AD, but that doesn't mean the architecture these fighting monks use is stuck in the past. Quite the contrary. View full post on Wind Power News

This giant offshore wind farm will be the largest in the U.S.

The 90-megawatt project planned near Long Island, New York, would be only the second offshore wind farm to operate in the country, which lags way behind Europe and China when it comes to wind power. The wind farm cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday after Long Island's public utility unanimously approved a long-term contract to […]

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

In this Nov. 7, 2008 photo, people stand near electric pylons watching flow of water is discharged through the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. Three Gorges Group is spending heavily to buy or build hydro, wind and solar projects at a time when Western utility investors are pulling back and […]

Ice cream firm scoops green energy boost with giant solar farm

Scotland's largest privately-owned solar farm is celebrating its first full year of green energy production, having created enough power to make 3.3 million litres of ice cream. Mackie's of Scotland's solar farm, on the family farm near Westertown, Aberdeenshire, was built by Loch Lomond-based Absolute Solar and Wind and became the first and largest solar […]