Posts Tagged ‘Power’

Industry leaders say coal-fire power plants becoming obsolete

Although the Trump administration announced the nation's so-called “war against coal is over,” Michigan's largest utility believes there's no future left for such a dirty, carbon-dense fuel and is making plans to phase out all of its coal-based energy production within 23 years – including its massive coal-fired power plant in Monroe, one of America's […]

Wind Power Project Among Hidden Hydro Costs

October 20, 2017 – Dutton Dunwich – The planned Strong Breeze Wind Project is among the costs that will raise Ontario electricity customers' bills in the years to come, costs that are being hidden by the Ontario government, says Dutton Dunwich Opponents of Wind Turbines . “The Strong Breeze Wind Project will add $250 million […]

Connecticut will defend the recently-repealed Clean Power Plan

“Because the Trump Administration's EPA has clearly demonstrated that it has no interest in doing its job when it comes to carbon emissions, Connecticut will join with colleagues in other states in action to defend the Clean Power Plan and protect the health, safety and well-being of our residents,” Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said […]

As more sources enter power grid, coal plants adjust

Another wakeup call went out this week as area leaders were told that changes in the West's power supply and consumption is impacting how Rocky Mountain Power operates and staffs their two power plants here locally. In a meeting sponsored by BEAR – Business Expansion and Retention – an update on the two power plants […]

Winds have generated power for centuries | Brief letters

Walsall’s heyday | Wind power | Elon Musk’s Hyperloop | Today programme | Worst deal ever “Walsall was never a pretty town”, according to Roy Boffy (Letters, 16 October); this may be true now but has not always been the case. Its handsome villas and public buildings were remarked on in 1834 by William White […]

India Wind Power Market Market 2017 Industry Trend and Forecast 2022

India Wind Power Market Overview, 2017-2022″, wind capacity has been growing with a tremendous pace in India and has shown a remarkable growth last year PUNE, INDIA, October 17, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / — India depends heavily on coal and oil for meeting its energy demand which contributes to pollution, acid rain and greenhouse gases' […]

Alternative power $2B to $4B cheaper than Site C says international energy consultant

An Oregon-based energy consultant has told an a regulatory inquiry into the Site C Dam that scrapping the project in favour of green power will save ratepayers billions of dollars. Robert McCullough of McCullough Research presented the report to the BC Utilities Commission on Friday morning, which argues terminating Site C will save between $2.08 […]

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating – capturing just 2% of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. And as the windiest country in Europe, Britain is at the forefront of this green revolution The wind rips along the Humber estuary in Hull. It’s the kind that presses your coat to […]

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

Microsoft’s data centers in Ireland are getting an influx of wind power

Microsoft is amping up its renewable energy portfolio by signing a power purchase agreement for 100 percent of GE's Tullahennel wind farm in Ireland. The energy from the 37-MW wind farm located in County Kerry will go towards powering Microsoft's data centers in the country which support its growing cloud services. View full post on […]