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Harvey gives wind industry its first hurricane test: report

The question of whether wind farms could withstand hurricanes has dogged the nascent wind energy industry for years. Hurricane Harvey has answered that question. View full post on Wind Power News

Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy – report

Aug 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme and the Asian Development Bank . According to the report, by 2050, the country's installed electricity generation capacity needs will increase from the current […]

Windfarm settings triggered South Australian blackout, final energy report finds

Protection mechanism in tornado-hit turbines caused drop in power that led to entire system being tripped, Aemo says The state-wide blackout in South Australia which prompted a national political storm over energy policy was caused by extreme weather, which triggered a cascading sequence resulting in the state separating from the national energy market, according to […]

Report says Oklahoma calls wind tax credits are too generous

A new report says an Oklahoma tax credit that provides millions of dollars to the wind industry is overly generous and should be trimmed sooner than planned. The report by the consultant Public Financial Management makes recommendations on a series of tax incentive programs under the requirements of a law enacted last year. View full […]

Wind energy will reduce costs sharply over next five years, IEA report finds

Costs for onshore wind energy will fall 15% while offshore wind could cut costs by half in the next five years, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency. The IEA's Renewable Energy Medium Term Market Report outlines the pace and scale of cost reduction for wind energy toward 2021. View full post […]

Sudden power price rises show need for climate policy certainty – report

In the wake of South Australian price rise, the Grattan Institute calls on governments to explain that the transition to renewables is coming, with costs attached Huge spikes in wholesale electricity prices in South Australia in July show stable, nationally consistent climate policy must urgently replace “unmanageable uncertainty” for energy market investors, according to a […]

Scottish windfarms have ‘no effect’ on tourism, report finds

BusinessGreen: New study concludes there is ‘no overall relationship’ between tourism employment in an area and the deployment of onshore windfarms “Repels tourists” can now be added to the long list of criticism levelled at onshore windfarms that has been shown to be unfounded. A new report by consultancy BiGGAR Economics, which analysed the impact […]

Renewable energy smashes global records in 2015, report shows

Last year saw record worldwide investment and implementation of clean energy such as wind, solar and hydropower An upsurge in new wind, solar and hydro plants and capacity saw renewable energy smash global records last year, according to a report on new supply. Some 147 Gigawatts of renewable electricity came online in 2015 – the […]

Arise AB: Interim Report for the Period 1 January – 30 September 2015

A decision has been made to write-down the company’s assets relating to Own and Co-owned wind power operations, as well as Wind power development by MSEK -190. Impact on group profit from the write-downs amount to MSEK -159, of which MSEK -7 are within operating profit before depreciation . View full post on Wind Power […]

Federal report clears route of wind power electric lines

The federal Energy Department released its final environmental report Wednesday on a proposed high-voltage, direct-current transmission line from the Oklahoma Panhandle to Tennessee. The 720-mile Plains and Eastern Clean Line project would take 4,000 megawatts of electricity from planned wind farms in the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles and ship it directly to utilities in the […]