Posts Tagged ‘Next’

Weatherwatch: extending life of turbine blades is next challenge for wind power

Researchers are investigating materials that are resistant to the extreme climate conditions Onshore wind turbines have become the cheapest form of generating electricity in the UK – and many other windy parts of the world. This is partly because the design of blades to make maximum use of available wind has improved along with the […]

Turkey to hold tender for giant wind power project next week: Minister

Turkey will hold a reverse auction on the energy ministry's giant wind power project next week, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on July 28. Eight consortia, including four German giants, participated in Turkey's 1,000-megawatt wind power project tender on July 27, according to officials. In addition to the German giants, Chinese and Danish Vestas also […]

Race is on … for next ocean wind farm

Rewind five or six years, and developers up and down the East Coast were competing against each other to reach a milestone known in their industry as “steel in the water.” The pack included Bluewater Wind, which was touting a project off the Delaware coast, Fishermen's Energy, with a pair of proposals in New Jersey, […]

What next for renewables in cities? – the expert view

A complex range of factors is shaping how and why cities adopt renewable energy, from costs to the need for stable power supplies As renewable energy projects are rolled out in cities around the world, we spoke to companies and organisations working in the sector to find out what’s happening and what to expect. Here’s […]

Next Big Thing: Wind power for retail

On a wind farm near McAllen, Texas, with windmills that stand taller from tip to base than the Statue of Liberty, Home Depot is harvesting enough electricity to power 100 Home Depot stores. The juice is flowing because of the Atlanta-based retailer's deal with EDP Renewables North America, a deal that marks Home Depot's first […]

Renewables investment in UK will fall 95% over next three years – study

Analysis reveals extent of decline because of subsidy cuts and raises concerns about Britain meeting emissions targets Investment in windfarms will fall off a “cliff edge” over the next three years and put the UK’s greenhouse gas reduction targets at risk, a thinktank has found. More than £1bn of future investment in renewable energy projects […]

China set to invest $174 billion in clean energy over next four years

The world's most populous country is about to invest a whole lot of money in clean energy . Clean Technica reports that China is planning to spend about $174 billion on hydroelectric and wind energy projects over the next four years. View full post on Wind Power News

Villenova takes next step toward wind energy

Though officials and lawyers alike were very careful this week in Villenova, saying a vote to accept the final environmental impact statement for the Ball Hill Wind Energy Project would not actually green-light any turbine construction, it did effectively move the project one step further. Representatives from Renewable Energy Systems were present at the special […]

Wind energy will reduce costs sharply over next five years, IEA report finds

Costs for onshore wind energy will fall 15% while offshore wind could cut costs by half in the next five years, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency. The IEA's Renewable Energy Medium Term Market Report outlines the pace and scale of cost reduction for wind energy toward 2021. View full post […]

Tariff-based bids for 1,000mw wind power next month

The government will bring 1,000 mw of wind capacity under the bidding route next month much against the wishes of the industry that wanted it to be postponed in the wake of limited data on scheduling and forecasting of wind power. The lack of established processes for conducting tariff-based bidding in the sector is another […]