Posts Tagged ‘help’

Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

Scheme in north-west England could aid grids as wind and solar power grows A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power. The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates […]

Smart charging won’t help adoption of electric cars, says SFU study

Tesla is no longer the only company making awe-inspiring electric cars. Iconic vehicles like the MINI, BMW Roadster, and the Volkswagen bus have now been reimagined with electric engines, and big-name manufacturers are pumping billions into developing the most efficient technology. View full post on Wind Power News

Constitutional revision to help build beautiful China

Building a beautiful China and an ecological civilization has been written into the country's Constitution to reconcile economic development and ecological protection, fill the gaps in terms of environmental governance and comply with people's aspirations and wishes. The move was in response to serious air, water and air pollution that affected China because of rapid […]

Oklahoma’s abundance of wind and natural gas help generate power for much of the nation’s midsection

The Western Farmers-owned Pine Ridge solar generation facility, near Apache, was brought online about a year ago. The cooperative has built various solar generating facilities during the past 18 months to study how they can incorporate that form of power generation into its portfolio. View full post on Wind Power News

Md. offshore wind projects may hurt, instead of help, environment

The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Winds of change: gusts across Europe help set renewable power record

Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever The windy weather across Europe in the past 24 hours may have been a curse for summer picnics, but it has set records for renewable power. Related: ‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record […]

German project looks to home photovoltaic systems to help grid

Grid operator Tennet and solar battery maker Sonnen GmbH have launched a pilot project that will tap home photovoltaic systems to help iron out imbalances on Germany's power network. TenneT and Sonnen's e-Services subsidiary aim to sign up 6,000 household PV producers equipped with storage batteries by the end of May. The project will be […]

A set of ghostly, futuristic sails could help save California…

Sails are one of the earliest ways humans seized the power of wind – people were using them to move boats across the sea even before the Middle Ages. “Regatta H2O: Familiar Form, Chameleon Infrastructure” is the winner of a site-specific environmental competition called the Land Art Generator Initiative . View full post on Wind […]

Govt seeking help from foreign companies to mitigate energy crisis’

She said this while addressing a seminar on ‘Pakistan Power Crisis Industry Specific Solutions Planning, Management, Financing’, organised by Pakistan-China Energy Forum, University of Engineering and Technology and NSR Energies on Tuesday. University of Engineering and Technology Vice Chancellor Dr Fazal Ahmad Khan, Energy Secretary Asad Rehman Gillani, Advisor to CM on Energy Shahid Riaz […]

Government finally admits it is subsidising nuclear – while cutting help for renewables

The official admission blows a hole in already bewildering UK energy plans, which back the failed and expensive over the cheap and successful The government confirms that it is not continuing the ‘no public subsidy policy’ [for nuclear power] of the previous administration. That little footnote, tucked away at the end of the announcement of […]