Posts Tagged ‘Light’

Green light for scheme to use disused slate quarries as power storage reservoirs

A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the Government. http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/green-light-for-scheme-to-use-disused-slate-quarries-as-power-storage-reservoirs-35516221.html http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/article35516220.ece/a1f8e/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-7cee3328-6610-4b10-8259-f4dd138975ec_I1.jpg A scheme which will use two disused slate quarries on the edge of Snowdonia as reservoirs for power storage has been given the go-ahead by the […]

Transforming Wind Turbines Into a Mesmerizing Light Show

More than 1,000 historic windmills dot the Dutch countryside. Built from stone and wood, the mills are a charming symbol of the country’s long relationship with water and flooding. View full post on Wind Power News

World’s largest floating windfarm gets green light in Scotland

Hywind Scotland project will see deployment of five floating turbines off coast of Peterhead, capable of powering 20,000 homes, reports edie.net The Scottish government has granted consent for the world’s largest floating offshore windfarm to be developed off the coast of Peterhead. Oil and gas giant Statoil will build a 30MW pilot park consisting of […]

The innovators: how tiny amounts of wind energy could light up Africa

Royal College of Art graduate Charlotte Slingsby has developed energy generation system involving sheets of plastic with wave-like filaments While the cost of electricity is a constant bugbear in many countries, South Africans face a bigger problem: keeping the lights on. These blackouts prompted Cape Town native Charlotte Slingsby to seek out a solution after […]

Beyond The Light Switch

This two-part, two-hour documentary series thoughtfully considers the trade offs of carbon capture and storage, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, a nuclear renaissance, the costs of solar power, the sprawl of wind power and the feasibility of a super grid. In this new episode of Beyond the Light Switch, we focus on the electrification of […]

Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes

The group proposed an $8 billion power project that would start with twirling turbines on a huge wind farm in Wyoming and end with enough electricity for over 1 million households in Southern California. Pennsylvania state troopers are defending themselves against complaints they’ve unfairly denied residents access to their homes during the manhunt for a […]

UK government gives green light to offshore windfarm

East Anglia One windfarm, off the coast of Suffolk, could become one of the largest offshore windfarms in the world An offshore windfarm which could become one of the largest in the world has been given the green light by the UK government. Development of the East Anglia One windfarm, off the coast of Suffolk, […]

Bharat Light & Power Selects OSIsoft PI System to Support Renewable Energy Growth in India

One of India’s leading renewable energy producers, BLP is using the PI System to manage 200MW of wind power project, with plans to introduce a new service offering aimed at improving the performance of wind power projects developed by other companies, as well. View full post on Wind Power News

Greek island wind parks get green light from ministry

The Environment Ministry on Friday gave the go-ahead for the construction of wind parks on the Cycladic islands of Naxos, Paros, Tinos and Andros. View full post on Wind Power News

Blow for council as wind power fails to light up a 20m park

Built by Dublin City Council at a cost of a 20m, Fr Collins Park in Donaghmede, north Dublin, was described as Ireland’s first “self-sustaining city park” when it opened in 2009. View full post on Wind Power News