Posts Tagged ‘North’

Crews carry out Site C construction work on the north bank of the Peace River in 2017.

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. View full post on Wind Power News

Is this the future? Dutch plan vast windfarm island in North Sea

Advanced plans by Dutch power grid aims to build power hub possibly at Dogger Bank whose scale would dwarf current offshore sites Britain’s homes could be lit and powered by windfarms surrounding an artificial island deep out in the North Sea, under advanced plans by a Dutch energy network. The radical proposal envisages an island […]

Where the wind blows: Jay Scotland shoots the breeze in North Cape, P.E.I.

CBC meteorologist Jay Scotland with Scott Harper, CEO of the Wind Energy Institute of P.E.I., at the North Cape wind farm. It may be just a small community in western P.E.I., but anyone who studies wind energy has probably heard of North Cape. View full post on Wind Power News

North Atlantic Suited to Open-Ocean Wind Power Generation, Research Shows

There is considerable opportunity for generating wind power in the open ocean, particularly the North Atlantic, according to new research from the Carnegie Institution for Science is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Carnegie's Anna Possner and Ken Caldeira found that, because wind speeds are higher on average over ocean than over land, wind turbines in the […]

Gasunie to join North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium

With Dutch gas grid operator Gasunie joining, the North Sea Wind Power Hub consortium – so far consisting of TenneT TSO B.V. , and TenneT TSO GmbH – welcomes a key partner committed to innovation. Together, the four transmission system operators form a partnership that studies and investigates the possible development of a large-scale, […]

Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills with Renewable Wind Energy

DALLAS, Sept. 18, 2017 : Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and Oklahoma. View full post on Wind Power News

Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Industry North America Market Outlook – 2017-2026 – Research and Markets

This report analyzes North America market for drones application in wind power industry regarding market dynamics, technology characteristics, industry structure, innovations and key industry vendors. Through extensive research and discussions with experts in the industry, we have identified a series of market trends that will impact this market over the coming decade. View full post […]

Full tilt: giant offshore wind farm opens in North Sea

Gemini windpark off the coast of the Netherlands will eventually meet the energy needs of about 1.5 million people, according to its owners Dutch officials have opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 turbines spinning far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years […]

North Dakota officials call for wind and coal energy study Friday, March 10

North Dakota legislators have backed a bill calling for a study of the state's energy landscape amid complaints by some that it unfairly favors wind energy over coal. The call for a study was attached to a bill proposed by Republican Sen. Dwight Cook that called for a moratorium of new wind energy projects in […]

Tax on wind power proposed in North Dakota

Rep. Roscoe Streyle says he wants to level the playing field for coal in North Dakota. Streyle says the tax breaks going to wind generation are affecting the coal industry, which is producing less every year. View full post on Wind Power News