Posts Tagged ‘It’s’

It’s 2018. Here’s What To Expect From Trump On ‘Energy Dominance’ This Year

President Donald Trump made “energy dominance” a key part of his economic growth strategy, a plan that includes cutting regulations and taxes seen as burdening industries. Federal agencies have already rolled back major energy regulations and, with the help of Congress, repealed others through the Congressional Review Act. View full post on Wind Power News

Don Cuddy: Offshore wind is coming, whether it’s cheap or not

As the North American manager of Bay State Wind, one of three developers bidding to install wind turbines in federal waters south of Martha's Vineyard, Denmark's Thomas Brostrom is the man to tell us how he sees it as the Dec.20 deadline for submission approaches. “It's different here than in Europe,” he told me. View […]

It’s true, wind turbines are monstrous. But I have learned to love them | Alice O’Keeffe

At first I resented the way they blocked the view. But now the towers look like part of a brighter future Over the last few months I have been watching with mixed feelings as the Rampion wind farm emerges like a great monster from the sea off Brighton beach. It has happened so quickly: one […]

UK green energy expensive? Not any more. From now on it’s cheap

A record low price set for offshore wind power is good for UK jobs, the taxpayer and household bills. It is bad news for Hinkley C and the nuclear industry The persistent myth that green energy is expensive has been shredded by the revelation that windfarms will be built around Britain’s coast far more cheaply […]

Adobe Flash Will Be Dead in 3 Years, and It’s About Time

The Adobe logo is displayed on the side of the Adobe Systems headquarters January 15, 2010 in San Jose, California. Adobe Systems has added 20 new wind turbines to their rooftops in an attempt to harness wind energy to help power their offices. View full post on Wind Power News

Colorado is still No. 2 place for wind jobs – and it’s likely to stay that way

Colorado will likely keep its spot as the No. 2 state for wind jobs as analysts predict a 54.7 percent growth in the business sector here during the next four years. View full post on Wind Power News

Making energy storage so simple it’s boring

One of the key technologies needed to transform world energy supplies away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable sources is a cheap and reliable way of storing and releasing energy. That will enable intermittent supplies such as solar and wind power, with their variable and often unpredictable outputs, to store energy that's produced when […]

‘It’s solar and wind power – not nuclear – which make economic sense’

Artist’s impression issued by EDF of the how the new Hinkley Point C station will look. Photo: EDF Energy/PA Wire It is 20 years since I moved into a shared house, the only English native in a community drawn from France, Spain, Italy and Germany. View full post on Wind Power News

Where is the world’s windiest city? Spoiler alert: it’s not Chicago

The wind speed in this breeziest of cities once hit 154mph just a few miles from the centre, but it’s not as bad as it sounds – 62 turbines generate the city’s electricity, while air pollution is non-existent as any fumes are whipped away On the harbour front in Wellington stands the figure of a […]

It’s not too late for Malcolm Turnbull to wind up Tony Abbott’s war on wind farms

The Turnbull government appears ready to end Tony Abbott’s war on wind. This is welcome news, but it needs to act fast. View full post on Wind Power News