Posts Tagged ‘rise’

Gujarat wind power capacity to rise by 1,000 MW a year

Gujarat is likely to see huge investments in wind power over the next few years as the state government is targeting to double wind power generation capacity in the state by 2022. As of December 2017, Gujarat was home to 5,526 MW of wind power generation capacity, the second highest in the country after Tamil […]

Europe Power-Prompt prices fall on weather but remaining winter prices rise

European OTC day-ahead power sagged on Thursday on predictions for warmer weather and more wind supply near term, but most positions further ahead posted gains. * “There are a few question marks over medium-term demand and that's why the prices for coming weeks and the remaining winter months are up, just in case,” one trader […]

Rise of electric car solves little if driven by fossil fuels, warns windfarm boss

Dong Energy boss says falling price of renewables means they must power the electric car revolution or the environment will gain only a pyrrhic victory The rise of electric cars will be a pyrrhic victory for the environment if they are powered by fossil fuels instead of renewables, according to the UK boss of the […]

Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away

Future sea-level rise is a problem probably too big to be solved even by unprecedented geo-engineering such as pumping water masses onto the Antarctic continent. The idea has been investigated by scientists at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact. View full post on Wind Power News

P2-B solar plant to rise in Silay City next year

A P2-BILLION worth 25-megawatt solar power plant of Citicore Power Inc. will rise on a 40-hectare land in Barangay Rizal, Silay City, next year. Citicore Power will collaborate with German-based solar Conenergy for the operation and maintenance of the plant, while its sister company, Megawide Construction Corp., will handle construction works on the ground. View […]

BP: huge rise in energy demand at odds with climate change fight

Annual outlook forecasts unsustainable rise in carbon emissions, fuelled by 40% rise in energy demand that it says can only be met by fossil fuels Rising global demand for energy over the next two decades is at odds with the fight against climate change, the head of BP said on Tuesday, as he outlined the […]

Wind power on the rise

Wind power as a percentage of all energy generation has now doubled to total 7.2 per cent in Tasmania, thanks largely to the commissioning of the Mussselroe wind farm. WIND power as a percentage of all energy generation has now doubled to total 7.2 per cent in Tasmania, thanks largely to the commissioning of the […]

Jobless numbers rise in Harwich

Figures released by the Department of Work and Pensions revealed 505 people claimed Jobseekers Allowance in November at the job centre in Dovercourt High Street. “There is a certain amount of seasonal factors which could explain this, and also changes in the retail businesses themselves. View full post on Wind Power News

China Datang expects use of wind farms to rise in second half

China Datang Corp Renewable Power, the wind and solar power unit of one of the mainland’s big five national power generation groups, expects wind farms utilisation to pick up in the year’s second half after dropping in the first half because of weak wind resources and causing the firm to fall into a net loss. […]

Fossil-fuel reliance puts world on track for 3.6-degree rise in temperature: report

Global investment in fossil-fuel energy continues to outpace new spending on renewable sources, leaving the world on track for temperature increases of at least 3.6 degrees, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. View full post on Wind Power News