Posts Tagged ‘Peak’

Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council

New technology and stricter policies will transform the energy industry as ‘phenomenal’ growth in solar and wind power continues Global demand for energy per capita will peak in 2030 thanks to new technology and stricter government policies, the World Energy Council has predicted. In a report on a range of scenarios for global energy use, […]

Peak District dairy farm turns to wind power to safeguard its future

One of the largest dairy farms in the Peak District National Park has harnessed the benefits of wind power to ease the pressures of falling farm gate milk prices and rising input costs in an effort to safeguard the family business for its next generation. The Gosling family has farmed in the Peak District National […]

Texas Hits New Peak Wind Output

At 8:48 p.m. on March 26, wind energy generation on the electric grid covering most of the state of Texas reached a new instantaneous peak output of 10,296 megawatts . View full post on Wind Power News

Peak Pollution: China to Lead the Clean Energy Revolution

Though few would guess it, the country is already home to the largest wind and solar markets in the world. View full post on Wind Power News

No reliable evidence wind farms harm health, peak research body says

NHMRC paper finds some ‘poor quality evidence’ that proximity to windfarms is associated with annoyance and lack of sleep, and further research is warranted Lenore Taylor View full post on Environment: Wind power | theguardian.com

China power sector emissions ‘to peak in 2027’ – report

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says renewable energy will make up half of new Chinese power capacity in coming years Greenhouse gas emissions from China’s energy industry are likely to peak in 2027 as renewable energy and gas play an increasingly dominant role in the country’s energy mix. That is the conclusion of a major new […]

Frozen Air Batteries Could Store Wind Energy for Peak Demand

One inventor believes the solution could be found in his ‘frozen air’ battery system, which uses energy from peak production times to chill air to a liquid state, and then when needed, vaporizes the liquid and uses the released energy to turn turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power In CO: Has It Reached Its Peak?

Wind power has grown slowly but steadily in Colorado over the last decade. But now, with wind farms frequently coming online and manufacturing facilities buzzing with activity, the state faces the possibility of the wind energy industry screeching to an abrupt halt. View full post on Wind Power News