Posts Tagged ‘Power’

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 […]

Transportation Partners And Logistics Operate Largest #Wind Power…

May 7, 2018 AWEA WINDPOWER – Transportation Partners and Logistics announced today that it owns and operates the largest wind power component distribution center in North America. With the recent expansion of its location in Garden City and additional distribution centers in North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wyoming and Nebraska, the company serves multiple industries including wind […]

Spain’s Bilbao fights to lead European wind power sector

With a brand-new factory and a cluster of specialized firms, the Basque city of Bilbao is the focus of Spain's wind power industry which is fighting to hold its own in the face of fierce competition from China and northern Europe. Iberdrola and Gamesa , two of the most important players in the sector, have […]

As Inuvik’s natural gas contract nears end, gov’t touts wind power as ‘a priority’

As Inuvik's natural gas contract nears end, gov't touts wind power as 'a priority' With only seven months to go until the town of Inuvik loses its natural gas supplier, the territorial government says they believe they've found a partial replacement for the looming energy shortfall. A small tower at the Aurora Research Institute in […]

Letter: Why are we afraid of wind power?

Editor of the Reformer: I was shocked by what I found on my recent trip to visit family in Denmark, and it is something that I hope all Vermonters will find out about. My cousins drove my wife and eldest daughter and me from Copenhagen to the beautiful dune-filled Thy National Park on the west […]

Germany just approved 1,610 megawatts of offshore wind power

Offshore wind turbines could soon provide more electricity for Germany – to the tune of 1,610 megawatts . The country recently held an auction for companies that want to build offshore wind projects, ultimately granting six construction licenses. View full post on Wind Power News

Viking Line: Using Wind Power to Cut Ship Emissions

As the commercial maritime community is collectively pressed by international and regional regulation to cut emissions, news today from Viking Line proves action as Viking Grace — which is already fueled by LNG — has become the first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion. The International Maritime Organization […]

SC Johnson Makes EPA Top 100 List for Green Power

SC Johnson is ranked #71 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Top 100 List of the largest green power uses from the Green Power Partnership, the company announced. SC Johnson uses nearly 117 million kilowatt-hours of green power annually, 63% of its total power needs. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power project plans advance in Iowa, Wyoming

Utility regulators in Wyoming and Iowa recently issued decisions tied to wind power expansion plans by utilities in those states. The Wyoming Public Service Commission on April 12 gave the green light for PacifiCorp to move ahead with a significant wind and transmission expansion plan. View full post on Wind Power News