Posts Tagged ‘Power’

DTE plan calls for doubling renewable power by 2022

The state's largest utility submitted its latest plans to comply with Michigan's renewable energy portfolio standards to the Michigan Public Service Commission Friday. Those standards require utilities to get 15% of their energy from renewable sources by 2021. View full post on Wind Power News

Florida says no to power Voters should demand the state open its…

Florida's Constitution Revision Commission recently denied a promising proposal that would have given consumers the right to choose their electricity provider and the source of the electricity they consume. Such a shift would usher in a wave of competition that would lower prices for consumers, bring in new technology and unleash innovative renewable and green […]

Missouri Health, Wind Power, Google Maps, More: Thursday Afternoon Buzz, March 29, 2018

Public News Service: New Website Explores Missouri's Health by Neighborhood . “A new state website has launched, and Missourians can use it to find out about health issues in their area because it narrows them down to specific communities across the state. View full post on Wind Power News

LETTER: State must do much more to develop wind power

It has been said many times that Massachusetts could be “the Saudi Arabia of wind.” The new report from Environment Massachusetts reiterates the same idea. We keep hearing about this great potential for the state to be at the forefront of the offshore wind industry revolution in the United States, but progress so far has […]

Germany’s carbon emissions decline due to more wind power

Officials say Germany's emissions of carbon dioxide, a key greenhouse gas, declined in 2017 due to the country's growing use of wind power. The Federal Office for the Environment says CO2 emissions in Germany dipped by 0.5 percent, or 4.7 million tons, to 904.7 million tons last year. View full post on Wind Power News

Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States | John Abraham

Wind, solar, and storage could meet 90–100% of America’s electricity needs In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy. The two energy sources I am most interested in are wind and solar power; however, there are other sources that have great potential. Some people […]

FORTUM CORPORATIONFortum has signed a significant wind power purchase …

Fortum has signed a significant multi-year agreement to buy and sell to the Nordic electricity markets the wind power produced by the financial services group Taaleri. The agreement term starts 1 April 2018. View full post on Wind Power News

Swancor aims at cumulative 2.6GW offshore wind power installation in Taiwan by 2025

Swancor Holding aims to reach cumulative installation capacity of 520MW by 2020 and 2.6GW by 2025 for offshore wind farms in the Taiwan Strait, according to company chairman and president Robert Tsai. Swancor supplies resin used to make vanes of wind turbines andt develops offshore wind farms through its subsidiary Swancor Renewable Energy. View full […]

How the Cloud Can Elevate Solar and Wind Power

Off-grid solar and wind power are a fast-growing alternative to electric grid power for critical infrastructure, but issues of reliability and consistent delivery of power have hindered widespread adoption. Cloud-based apps are already transforming our lives and how businesses operate in countless ways from managing our bank accounts to hailing taxis and booking vacation homes, […]

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Jian Sun Receives Power Electronics Achievement Award

Jian Sun, professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering and director the New York State Center for Future Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, received the 2017 R. David Middlebrook Outstanding Achievement Award from the IEEE Power Electronics Society . He was recognized for “contributions to modeling and control of power electronic converters and systems.” […]