Posts Tagged ‘Last’

Last of the 67 turbines for a British wind farm installed

Statoil, a Norwegian oil and gas company with a footprint in renewables, said the last of the 67 turbines at a wind facility off the British coast is in place. Statoil said the last of the 67 turbines at the Dudgeon wind farm off the British coast are in place. View full post on Wind […]

India added 5,400 MW wind power capacity in last fiscal

New Delhi, April 2 – India added over 5,400 MW of wind energy generation capacity during 2016-17 — bettering its target of 4,000 MW, an official said on Sunday. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set a record in wind power generation capacity by adding over 5,400 MW in 2016-17 against a target […]

America last: Trump’s budget cedes millions of high-wage jobs to China

President Trump's budget slashes investment in clean energya S-a Sthe biggest new source of sustainable high-wage employment in the world. In contrast, China's latest five-year energy budget invests $360 billion in renewable generation alone by 2020. View full post on Wind Power News

Nanotech ‘superbatteries’ that can last longer than current tech begin mass production

A Czech company opened on Monday a production line for batteries based on nanotechnology, which uses tiny parts invisible to human eyes. Then, Prague-based company HE3DA said Monday it is ready to launch other lines in a new plant built in eastern Czech Republic, and at a factory in Slovakia. View full post on Wind […]

Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year

Experts hail rapid transformation that will see clean energy outgrow fossil fuels in the next five years – but warn UK is failing to exploit huge potential Green energy accounted for more than half of net electricity generation capacity added around the world last year for the first time, leading energy experts have found. The […]

Last California plant to close as nuclear power struggles

California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Energy is Top-Dog in the EU But Will It Last?

It’s a good time for wind energy, particularly in the European Union. The EU added more new wind-energy capacity than any other form of power last year, according to a report by the In the 28 EU member countries, wind accounted for 44 percent of all new power installations and connected 12.8 gigawatts to the […]

The UK is harking back to the energy system of the last century

While the Paris climate summit is set to launch the world towards renewable energy, UK energy secretary Amber Rudd is backing nuclear power and gas The UK’s new energy policy, sketched out on Wednesday by Amber Rudd, will keep the lights on. That’s the good news. But it makes meeting the UK’s carbon emissions targets […]

Nearly 80 Percent of Germany’s Power Came From Renewables Last Saturday

For one day last week, 78 percent of Germany’s power was generated by renewables like solar and wind. Now the country plans to spend a 200 billion to move away from fossil fuels permanently. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power saved electricity consumers during last year’s ‘polar vortex,’ trade group says

With temperatures plunging again, the wind industry’s trade group said last year’s “polar vortex” was tempered for consumers by the availability of wind energy. The American Wind Energy Association said its analysis shows electricity consumers saved $1 billion when utilities shifted to wind power as natural gas spot prices escalated during a cold snap in […]