Posts Tagged ‘huge’

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

Electric cars are pollution shifters: we will need huge investment in generation capacity | Letters

Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin Read There seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution shifters – from tailpipe to power generation facility (Ban from 2040 on diesel and petrol car sales, […]

Xcel unveils new phase of wind power construction, with huge plant in South Dakota

Xcel Energy Inc. will build its largest Upper Midwest wind project ever in eastern South Dakota, the latest phase of a huge new wind power investment in Minnesota and the Dakotas. The Minneapolis-based utility unveiled new details of the wind plan Thursday, which include three new projects, one each in Minnesota, South Dakota and western […]

Wind Power Market in Denmark Set to Witness Huge Demand till 2025

The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2025. The report analyzes the power market scenario in Denmark and provides future outlook with forecasts up to 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

Vestas in $1.2B deal to build huge wind power farm …Feb 23, 2016,

Danish company Vestas Wind Systems A/S says it has been awarded a 1.1 billion euro deal to supply 278 wind turbines for Norwegian power company Statkraft and its partners for a wind power project in central Norway. Vestas said Tuesday that the turbines will have a combined capacity of over 1,000 megawatts and will be […]

Hydro power a huge blunder

The more I’ve learned about Paducah Power System’s decision to add hydroelectric power to its overstocked energy portfolio, the worse it looks. View full post on Wind Power News

Report: Illinois Has Huge Opportunity for Wind Power

That’s a good thing, says Don Fullerton, a finance professor at the University of Illinois. In a policy brief published through the U of I’s Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Fullerton says Lake Michigan could be a good place for new windmills. View full post on Wind Power News

From huge wind farms to tidal lagoons, 8 of the biggest and most impressive energy projects in Wales

One of the world’s largest wind farms and a house that generates more energy than it consumes are among the incredible energy projects constructed in Wales Wales can boast some of the biggest and most innovative energy projects around at the moment. This is despite the fact that energy developers, particularly those in the renewables […]

BP: huge rise in energy demand at odds with climate change fight

Annual outlook forecasts unsustainable rise in carbon emissions, fuelled by 40% rise in energy demand that it says can only be met by fossil fuels Rising global demand for energy over the next two decades is at odds with the fight against climate change, the head of BP said on Tuesday, as he outlined the […]

Solar and wind energy backed by huge majority of Australians, poll shows

Renewables among top three energy choices and a separate review debunks fears of health damage from wind turbines Solar and wind energy enjoy strong support from the Australian public, with 80% of people putting them both among their top three energy choices in a poll for the Australia Institute. By contrast, coal and coal seam […]