Posts Tagged ‘help’

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 […]

Kansas wind could help region comply with EPA rule – but at a cost

Kansas could make complying with a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions much easier for its neighbors, according to a regional organization that operates the grid – but it also could pay more in the process. The Southwest Power Pool, which runs a marketplace to dispatch power throughout the region, studied two hypothetical scenarios of […]

Corporate giants pledge $140bn to help fight climate change

When IKEA made a climate pledge deemed “bigger than Sweden’s,” I got pretty excited. But the Swedish furniture giant isn’t the only major corporation that is making big-nay, gigantic-financial pledges in the effort to slow climate change. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind on the Wires: Clean power plan will help grow Wisconsina s economy

Regarding the column “Wisconsin should reject ‘Californication’ of state’s power grid” , If you want a look into what the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan could bring to Wisconsin, one need not look any further than our neighboring states. As Tom Tanton mentions in his commentary, the CPP is a coordinated way to reduce […]

Moyne seeks state help on proposed Dundonnell wind farm

MOYNE Shire Council has called on the state government to establish a working group to consider planning applications for the proposed 104-turbine Dundonnell wind farm. MOYNE Shire Council has called on the state government to establish a working group to consider planning applications for the proposed 104-turbine Dundonnell wind farm. View full post on Wind […]

Advanced offshore buoys help study wind energy potential

Offshore wind power in the United States is nowhere close to meeting the potential this renewable energy form has to offer. There are a myriad of reasons why, including lack of information on energy-harnessing possibilities at specific sites. View full post on Wind Power News