Posts Tagged ‘Power’

Northern Oklahoma wind farm becomes operational to power a state business

Parties to an agreement to supply wind-generated power to a company that operates a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma have flipped the switch on their deal. The Rock Falls Wind Project, in Kay and Grant counties northwest of Blackwell and owned by the Blackwell Economic Development Authority, went operational earlier this month. View full post on […]

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY – Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive […]

Wind power gets policy tailwind

The central government has put in place detailed guidelines for wind power generators to plug loopholes in contracts, reduce disputes and help achieve its ambitious target of generating 60,000 mw of power from the renewable energy source. “The wind power generator , in a bid to ensure timely commencement of power, will have to submit […]

Global warming will weaken wind power, study predicts

Wind farms are key to tackling climate change but warming will significantly cut wind power across US and UK, though Australia will see winds strengthen Wind farms are key to tackling climate change but warming will significantly cut the power of the wind across northern mid-latitudes, including the US, the UK and the Mediterranean, according […]

‘Not enough jobs’ from wind power, Ripon MP says

Russell Pearse and Act on Climate Victoria co-ordinator Leigh Ewbank prepare for a renewable energy community event in Ararat. Picture: PETER PICKERING Flow Power electricity retailer managing director Matthew van der Linden and Ararat Wind Farm general manager Stuart Liddell. View full post on Wind Power News

Solar and Wind Power Face Serious Threats From the Trump Administration

Less than a year into President Trump's time in office, clean energy developers face a slew of unanticipated threats from the White House and Republicans in Congress that could slow the industry's growth in ways unimaginable just a year ago. During Trump's presidential campaign, energy analysts were skeptical of his promise to preserve the coal […]

Digital Realty brings on more wind power

Digital Realty, which operates 182 data centers throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, announced two new long-term agreements to source approximately 324,000 additional megawatt-hours of renewable wind and solar power annually for the company's Chicago and Ashburn data centers. In Chicago, Digital Realty has signed a contract with Leeward Renewable Energy for an anticipated […]

One of the biggest U.S. oil fields turns to an unexpected power source: solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, California, is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day, according to operator Aera Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Developers ditch wind power easements in Lincoln County

Dakota Power Community Wind had pitched a project that would have been the state's largest wind farm, with up to 500 turbines producing up to 1,000 megawatts of power. The Argus Leader reports that the developer this week canceled the landowner easements it had on file with the county, likely signaling an end to the […]

Swancor, TIPC Marine set up JV for offshore wind power

Wind power generation developer Swancor Renewable Energy has announced the establishment of a joint venture with TIPC Marine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run seaport operator Taiwan International Ports Corp. , for developing offshore wind farms. The joint venture is in line with efforts to establish a Taiwan-based supply chain for offshore wind power generation, Swancor […]