Posts Tagged ‘hydro’

Pumped hydro projects unveiled as Tasmania bids to be ‘battery of the nation’

State and federal governments to confirm that 14 lake sites have been earmarked Pumped hydro projects generating energy at twice the scale of the much-vaunted Snowy 2.0 scheme will be identified across Tasmania on Wednesday, with modelling suggesting the proposal could deliver thousands of jobs between now and 2028. The Turnbull and Hodgman governments will […]

Wind power poised to surpass hydro as leading renewable source

Wind power is poised to surpass hydroelectricity as the largest renewable energy generation source, the Energy Information Administration said on Jan. 24. EIA notes that hydroelectric power has historically provided the largest share of renewable electricity generation in the United States. But based on forecasts in its latest Different factors lead to questions about the […]

U.S. wind power expected surpass hydro in 2018

The sun sets behind several 285ft tall 2.5 MW Clipper wind turbines at the BP Sherbino Mesa II Wind Farm, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Fort Stockton. After cutting its solar program last year, BP is beefing up its investments into wind energy and recently launched its fourth Texas wind farm, in Fort Stockton. View […]

Hydro sector firms: Pending matters with states, absence of merchant…

On April 12, 2017, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved listing of NEEPCO by divesting 25 per cent of the central government's shares through IPO. At a time when the Centre seems far from reaching its divestment target for 2017-18, three central public sector units operating in hydro sector – THDC India Limited, North […]

Wind Power Project Among Hidden Hydro Costs

October 20, 2017 – Dutton Dunwich – The planned Strong Breeze Wind Project is among the costs that will raise Ontario electricity customers' bills in the years to come, costs that are being hidden by the Ontario government, says Dutton Dunwich Opponents of Wind Turbines . “The Strong Breeze Wind Project will add $250 million […]

Hydro bills will be the focus as Queen’s Park resumes

Mike Crawley is provincial affairs reporter in Ontario for CBC News. He has won awards for his reporting on the eHealth spending scandal and flaws in Ontario's welfare-payment computer system. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Blows Past American Hydro Dams And European Coal

Wind power is making a comeback. One of the earliest energy sources to be harnessed by mankind has now overtaken coal-fired generation in Europe and hydroelectric dams in the U.S. Europe's wind industry was aided by increasing investments in offshore projects, while developers added thousands of new turbines on the breezy plains of Texas, Oklahoma […]

EU Installs Record Wind Power as Technology Leapfrogs Hydro

The European Union installed record wind- power capacity in 2015 as the technology leapfrogged hydropower to become the third-biggest source of electricity in the 28- nation bloc. Germany’s market led the growth, installing 47 percent of the 12.8-gigawatts of new wind power capacity across the region, the European Wind Energy Association said Tuesday in an […]

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

Hydro Qu bec calls for tenders for the purchase of wind power integration service

On July 17, Hydro-QuA©bec Distribution issued a call for tenders for the purchase of wind power integration service for all wind farms under contract. Given the intermittent nature of wind power, such a service is required in order to balance wind power generation on Hydro-QuA©bec’s transmission grid, in real-time. View full post on Wind Power […]