Posts Tagged ‘more’

Digital Realty brings on more wind power

Digital Realty, which operates 182 data centers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, announced two new long-term agreements to source approximately 324,000 additional megawatt-hours of renewable wind and solar power annually for the company's Chicago and Ashburn data centers. In Chicago, Digital Realty has signed a contract with Leeward Renewable Energy for an anticipated […]

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

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, […]