Posts Tagged ‘source’

Wind power poised to surpass hydro as leading renewable source

Wind power is poised to surpass hydroelectricity as the largest renewable energy generation source, the Energy Information Administration said on Jan. 24. EIA notes that hydroelectric power has historically provided the largest share of renewable electricity generation in the United States. But based on forecasts in its latest Different factors lead to questions about the […]

One of the biggest U.S. oil fields turns to an unexpected power source: solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, California, is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day, according to operator Aera Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

A coal museum in Kentucky looks to an unlikely power source: solar energy

The tiny town of Benham, Kentucky, was originally built to serve the coal mining industry. Now it's embracing solar energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power is now the top clean energy source in the U.S.

Turbines have overtaken hydropower dams as the largest single source of U.S. renewable electric capacity for the first time, new data shows. At the end of 2016, the U.S. wind sector had nearly 82,200 megawatts in installed capacity, the American Wind Energy Associated announced on Thursday. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbine a source of energy and education

A wind turbine owned and operated by Omaha-based Bluestem Energy Solutions was recently erected just southwest of the CCC – Hastings campus as part of a public-private partnership between Bluestem , the college and Hastings Utilities . The project includes one $4 million, 1.7-megawatt General Electric turbine, which rises 432 feet above the ground from […]

This Renewable Energy Source Blew Solar Away in 2015

Solar energy soared in 2015, notching more capacity additions than ever before. But if the recent demise of several solar companies teaches us anything, it’s that investors who stare too long into the sun can get burned. View full post on Wind Power News

Gamesa, Siemens wind power tie up “roughly” merger of equals -source

“It is roughly a merger of equals. Pending the final valuations, Siemens would have slightly more than 50 percent while Gamesa’s shareholders would retain the rest,” the source said on Friday on condition of anonymity. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables now main energy source

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German wind power group Senvion appoints ex-Schaeffler head as CEO -source

Dec 17 German wind turbine company Senvion is set to appoint the former head of bearings maker Schaeffler as its new chief executive as it prepares to list on the stock exchange, a person familiar with the matter said, confirming a media report. Juergen Geissinger, who led an audacious attack on peer Continental in 2008 […]

Solar Overtakes Wind Power as Australia’s Top Source of Renewable Energy, says GlobalData

October 7, 2015 Solar Photovoltaic became Australia’s largest source of renewable energy in 2014, with a cumulative installed capacity of 4 Gigawatts , overtaking wind power, which totaled 3.8 GW, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s report* states that renewables have become an integral part of the energy policy in Australia and, […]