Posts Tagged ‘Power’

If renewable energy can power entire countries, why isn’t everyone doing it? – CNET

This is part one of “Fight The Power”, a series about the people, organisations and countries transforming the way we think about energy for the better. Iceland isn't blessed with much wind or sunlight. View full post on Wind Power News

In the UK, wind energy provides more power than nuclear for the first time

For the first time, wind energy provided more power than nuclear energy to the United Kingdom grid. In the first three months of 2018, wind provided 18.8 percent of all power; only natural gas was a larger energy source. View full post on Wind Power News

Rolling Summer Power Outages Possible With Record Demand

The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve supply, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve […]

Wind power overtakes nuclear for first time in UK across a quarter

News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter. The renewable energy industry hailed the milestone as a sign […]

Bad news for wind power: globally, winds are slowing

Near-surface wind speeds over landmasses across the planet have dropped by as much as 25% since the 1970s, and climate scientists are taking note. Michael Lucy reports. View full post on Wind Power News

Turkish solar power production sees near triple boost

Turkish solar power production increased by 175 percent to 2.8 million megawatt-hours in 2017 compared to the previous year, according to Turkey 's Energy Market Regulatory Authority's data. The installed power capacity of solar power increased from 939 megawatts to 2,978 megawatts year on year, representing a 217 percent rise, official information gathered by state-run […]

Xcel is backing away from coal power in Colorado – but who pays?

Today, rumbling conveyor belts feed a stream of coal to units 1 and 2 at Xcel Energy's Comanche Generating Station, just outside Pueblo. But the endless flow of coal and the roaring boilers could begin to go quiet in the next four years under a plan before Colorado regulators. View full post on Wind Power […]

Wind Power Coatings Global Market 2018 Key Players,Share, Trend, Segmentation And Forecast To 2025

This report studies the global Wind Power Coatings market status and forecast, categorizes the global Wind Power Coatings market size by manufacturers, type, application, and region. This report focuses on the top manufacturers in North America, Europe, Japan, China and other regions . View full post on Wind Power News

Germany’s Uniper makes head start in converting wind power to gas

German utility Uniper launched a pilot scheme at its Falkenhagen site on Wednesday to produce methane gas from wind power as the country seeks wider uses for renewable energy. The Falkenhagen plant, set up five years ago in Germany's wind-swept Brandenburg state, already produces green hydrogen by running wind power through water to split it […]

Use excess wind and solar power to produce hydrogen – report

With more electricity often generated than needed the excess could be utilised to generate the green power source Green energy would be boosted if excess electricity from wind and solar farms was used to produce hydrogen for use in heating and other parts of the energy system, according to engineers. Renewables were the UK’s second […]