Posts Tagged ‘massive’

New Mexico regulators OK massive wind farms near Texas

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a $1.6 billion project that Xcel Energy says will add 1,230 megawatts of wind energy to the regional generating mix. View full post on Wind Power News

U.S. Fisherman Are ‘Losing Ground’ To Massive Offshore Wind Farms

U.S. fisherman are pushing back against plans to construct offshore wind farms along the East Coast, claiming the large clusters of turbines affect navigation, regulation and fish behavior, The Associated Press reports. “You ever see a radar picture of a wind farm? It's just one big blob, basically,” Massachusetts fisherman Eric Hansen told the AP. […]

SA’s battery is massive, but it can do much more than store energy

Last Friday, the “world's largest” lithium-ion battery was officially opened in South Australia. Tesla's much-anticipated “mega battery” made the ” 100 days or it's free ” deadline, after a week of testing and commissioning. View full post on Wind Power News

Massive, Six-Story Data Center in a Norwegian Mine Comes Online

An abandoned mine-turned data center in Norway will officially open on Wednesday, according to Lefdal , builder of what it claims is “the largest green data center in Europe.” Its first two tenants are IBM and the German industrial conglomerate Friedhelm LOH Group. View full post on Wind Power News

The Netherlands opens massive offshore wind farm

In recent years it has seemed like European countries are just constantly outdoing each other when it comes to wind power generation. The latest to steal the spotlight is The Netherlands, which has just opened a massive offshore wind farm that just falls short of being the world's largest. View full post on Wind Power […]

Amazon Teases Massive Wind Farm in Texas

It will boast more than 100 turbines, each with a rotor diameter twice as long as the wingspan of a Boeing 747, Amazon says Amazon contracted with wind and solar project developer Lincoln Clean Energy, which will construct, own, and operate the new wind farm. Amazon will then purchase about 90 percent of the power […]

Japan’s Solar Industry Faces Massive Bust After Subsidy Cuts

A worker inspects solar panels at a solar Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 16, 2013. China is pumping investment into wind power, which is more cost-competitive than solar energy and partly able to compete with coal and gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Massive batteries at North Cape harness wind energy to cut Maritime Electric power costs

The Wind Energy Institute of Canada is storing electricity from North Cape turbines in large batteries to use when energy usage is at its peak. A $24-million demonstration wind energy storage project in North Cape, P.E.I., is not only helping Maritime Electric save money, it could ultimately change how this renewable resource is used in […]

Massive gas find a boon for Egypt, salve for energy crisis

FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, Italian energy giant Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi poses for a photo prior to the start of a conference, in Rome. The Italian energy company Eni says it has discovered a “s… CAIRO – The discovery of a huge natural gas field off the Egyptian coast […]

Suffolk/Essex: Wind and marine power give region a massive jobs boost

Thousands of new jobs could be created in the region in the next decade in the fast-growing wind and marine power sector, according to a new report. View full post on Wind Power News