Posts Tagged ‘more’

In the UK, wind energy provides more power than nuclear for the first time

For the first time, wind energy provided more power than nuclear energy to the United Kingdom grid. In the first three months of 2018, wind provided 18.8 percent of all power; only natural gas was a larger energy source. View full post on Wind Power News

Bartlesville Schools Believes Its Demands More Attainable Than OEA’s

Bartlesville has a different list of asks in order to end the shutdown than the Oklahoma Education Association and many of the teachers believe their list is more attainable. Their state representative agrees and is working to help them get back to school with the funding they're asking for. View full post on Wind Power […]

Wind energy powered more than five million homes in first quarter of 2018

Wind turbines in Scotland provided a 44% increase in power to the National Grid during the first quarter of 2018, environmental groups say. Analysis of WWF wind power data by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided over 5,353,997 MWh of electricity to the grid during the quarter. View full post on Wind Power News

Zinke calls for more wind energy proposals off LI

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued a powerful endorsement for offshore wind energy at a symposium here Friday, and announced a call for new proposals for a wind energy area off Long Island. Zinke said wind energy was a key part of the Trump administration's plan for greater energy independence, saying it was “morally the […]

Missouri Health, Wind Power, Google Maps, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, March 29, 2018

Public News Service: New Website Explores Missouri's Health by Neighborhood . “A new state website has launched, and Missourians can use it to find out about health issues in their area because it narrows them down to specific communities across the state. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time in UK

In 2017 Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also fell 3% as coal use dropped and renewables climbed Windfarms and solar panels produced more electricity than the UK’s eight nuclear power stations for the first time at the end of last year, official figures show. Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also continued to fall, dropping 3% in 2017, […]

LETTER: State must do much more to develop wind power

It has been said many times that Massachusetts could be “the Saudi Arabia of wind.” The new report from Environment Massachusetts reiterates the same idea. We keep hearing about this great potential for the state to be at the forefront of the offshore wind industry revolution in the United States, but progress so far has […]

Germany’s carbon emissions decline due to more wind power

Officials say Germany's emissions of carbon dioxide, a key greenhouse gas, declined in 2017 due to the country's growing use of wind power. The Federal Office for the Environment says CO2 emissions in Germany dipped by 0.5 percent, or 4.7 million tons, to 904.7 million tons last year. View full post on Wind Power News

Nundle wind farm would bring more than 300 jobs to region

PICTURESQUE: The main concern about the proposal is about the visual impact it will have on Nundle's hills of gold. Photo: Megan Trousdale THE proposed $600-million wind farm near Nundle would bring more than 300 jobs to the region, the project's developer says. View full post on Wind Power News

More than 100 cities now mostly powered by renewable energy, data shows

The number of cities getting at least 70% of their total electricity supply from renewable energy has more than doubled since 2015 The number of cities reporting they are predominantly powered by clean energy has more than doubled since 2015, as momentum builds for cities around the world to switch from fossil fuels to renewable […]