Posts Tagged ‘more’

As more sources enter power grid, coal plants adjust

Another wakeup call went out this week as area leaders were told that changes in the West's power supply and consumption is impacting how Rocky Mountain Power operates and staffs their two power plants here locally. In a meeting sponsored by BEAR – Business Expansion and Retention – an update on the two power plants […]

NY State clears way for more offshore wind

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority has issued a report identifying two new “areas for consideration” off Long Island that could be used to generate 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power. NYSERDA asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to consider the roughly 1 million acres of federal waters off Long Island's […]

Canberrans more optimistic about large-scale renewable energy storage

“When you grow your own vegetables, you're more appreciative of how you use them in food. When you've been generating your own energy, you're more aware of how you use it,” Ms Jenson said. View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]

More on Idaho

Woodsmith Shop “Power Tool Bench” The Woodsmith editors build a plywood and aluminum bench to make the most of the power tools you use in your shop. This Old House “Arlington Arts & Crafts Decorative Touches Make the Difference” The architect plans call for exterior decorative features on all sides of the house: a roof […]

California Nature, Wind Energy, Soundcloud, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, August 11, 2017

University of California Santa Barbara: Nature Stories “Scientists and historians alike are reaping scholarly dividends from a massive effort to collect, describe and archive land-use records and historical materials of all kinds from across the University of California Natural Reserve System . Seeking to inform the future by preserving the past, the NRS History & […]

No more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposal

Michael Gorman is a reporter in Nova Scotia who covers Province House, rural communities, and everything in between. Contact him with story ideas at michael.gorman@cbc.ca Nova Scotia's grid can't absorb any more wind power, the province's energy minister says, even if it had access to electricity that under a major new proposal would be generated […]

Suzlon Climbs as India Sets More Ambitious Wind Energy Tenders

India set out plans to step up the pace of issuing contracts for electricity from wind farms, triggering a surge in the shares of one of the nation's biggest maker of turbines. Suzlon Energy Ltd. climbed 3.5 percent in Mumbai after the government said it will tender more than 5 gigawatts of wind projects annually, […]

Climate denial is like The Matrix; more Republicans are choosing the red pill | Dana Nuccitelli

The wall of Republican climate denial is starting to crack; who will be the Neo that accelerates the process? Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt wants to hold televised ‘Red Team/Blue Team’ climate science ‘debates.’ The idea is that a ‘Red Team’ of scientists will challenge the mainstream findings of ‘Blue Team’ scientists. That may sound […]

The US wind industry now employs more than 100,000 people

The fastest-growing occupation in the United States – by a long shot, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – might surprise you: wind turbine technician. The number of workers maintaining wind turbines, a job with a median pay of about $51,000 a year, is set to more than double between 2014 and 2024, the […]