Posts Tagged ‘overtake’

Wind power to overtake coal power in Texas

Wind energy is expected to overtake coal in Texas after Friday's news that two large coal-fired power plants are set to close in the next year. The utility firm Luminant announced that it would close the Sandow Power Plant and the Big Brown Power Plant in early 2018. View full post on Wind Power News

A Hurricane Briefly Helped Wind Power Overtake Nuke Power in the U.K.

When the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew through northwestern Europe earlier this week, the storm’s strong winds helped the country to consume a full one percent more wind power than nuclear power on Tuesday. During the storm, the United Kingdom received 14.2 percent of its energy from wind power, versus 13.2 percent produced by nuclear […]

Hurricane helps U.K. wind power briefly overtake nuclear

As the European Union looks to set new emissions reduction targets in Brussels, the United Kingdom is coming off a significant energy production milestone. Thanks to the onslaught of high winds brought by Hurricane Gonzalo, wind turbines outproduced nuclear power plants on Tuesday — supplying 14.2 percent of all electricity to nuclear’s 13.2 percent. View […]

Renewable energy will overtake nuclear power by 2018, research says

Renewables will provide enough power for one in 10 British homes by 2015 if current growth rates continue Renewable energy capacity will overtake nuclear power in the UK by 2018, if current rates of growth continue, and will provide enough power for one in 10 British homes by 2015, according to new research. The amount […]

Renewable energy will overtake nuclear power in UK, study says

A windfarm at Scroby Sands off East Anglia. Renewable energy will provide power for one in 10 homes by 2015, research shows. View full post on Wind Power News