Posts Tagged ‘Growth’

Charging ahead: Welsh battery scheme may aid growth of green energy

One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National Grid Nestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a blueprint for unlocking Britain’s renewable energy potential. The Upper Afan Valley […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market Is Expected to Witness Substantial Growth During Forecast by 2025.

As per the Global Wind Energy Council , weakening prices of offshore wind energy is luring countries outside developed regions, thus steering the offshore wind energy market toward development. The Global Wind Report, published recently by GWEC revealed that over 54GW of wind power was installed worldwide in 2016 and that the industry is likely […]

Clean energy growth will limit need for more gas pipelines

In his commentary, Thomas Kiley makes the case that the transition to natural gas for generation of electricity has played an essential role in reducing carbon emissions over the past decade. Disregarding that natural gas is arguably not that clean a fuel, recent reductions in emissions don't imply that still more natural gas in the […]

Wind and Solar Growth Outpace Gas

More than half of the roughly 24,000 megawatts of electricity generation capacity added to the U.S. grid in 2016 came from renewable resources, according to new findings from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The agency estimates that 60 percent of all utility-scale generation capacity additions for the year were from wind and solar resources, while […]

DOE: Big Potential for Growth of Distributed Wind Energy Systems

The report from the DOE, which focuses on behind-the-meter systems and distributed wind systems, shows they are feasible for approximately 49.5 million residential, commercial and industrial sites The U.S. Department of Energy released a first-of-its-kind assessment of the potential growth of future distributed wind energy in the U.S. through 2050. Distributed wind differs from utility-scale […]

Steady Growth of Wind Power Sector to Bode Well for Wind Turbine Maintenance Market, Says TMR

The promising growth prospects of the global wind energy market are likely to benefit the global market for wind turbine maintenance, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research . The report, titled 'Wind Turbine Maintenance Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023,' presents a comprehensive overview […]

Energy Department Reports Show Strong Growth of U.S. Wind Power

Annual reports analyzing the wind energy industry released today by the Energy Department show continued rapid growth in wind power installations in 2015, demonstrating market resilience and underscoring the vitality of the U.S. wind energy market on a global scale. Wind power provides clean energy to homes and businesses, reduces climate-changing carbon pollution, and boosts […]

Wind power breezes by natgas, solar in growth

Wind power breezes by natgas, solar in growth A new promotion effort will tout a growing industry. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/29fnY33 The wind industry benefits significantly from Congress' extension of a tax credit for energy production from wind and other forms of renewable energy until 2020. View full post on Wind Power […]

Growth in renewable energy generation

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute said it had achieved 99% renewable energy generation last year. It also said that for 285 days last year the country managed to power its grid on 100% renewable sources. View full post on Wind Power News

Germany leads Europe in offshore wind energy growth

Europe’s offshore wind capacity doubles in one year but the UK falls behind Germany in the clean energy race, despite attracting more investment Germany has overtaken the UK in the rate at which it is installing wind turbines at sea, industry figures show. Globally, wind installations grew by 25% in 2014, reaching a landmark 62,000 […]