Posts Tagged ‘Sources’

Denmark willing to assist Pakistan explore renewable sources of energy’

KARACHI: Denmark is willing to assist Pakistan to more effectively explore and utilise its potential for power generation through renewable means as Danish technologies and products were being used by a number of countries for the same cause, said Danish Ambassador to Pakistan Rof Michael Hay Pereira Holmboe. He was addressing the inaugural session of […]

Pena: Unusual sources of energy

WITH the global warming problem caused by too much greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, there is a need to shift to clean and renewable energy. Apart from wind, solar, and hydro which are now commonly used, researchers are also improving the technology methane, sea waves, biofuels and algae. View full post on Wind Power News

As more sources enter power grid, coal plants adjust

Another wakeup call went out this week as area leaders were told that changes in the West's power supply and consumption is impacting how Rocky Mountain Power operates and staffs their two power plants here locally. In a meeting sponsored by BEAR – Business Expansion and Retention – an update on the two power plants […]

UPDATE 1-China Three Gorges unit seeks $1.5 bln from new investors – sources

China Three Gorges New Energy, a unit of the country's top hydropower developer, plans to raise about 10 billion yuan from new investors to develop its wind power business, sources with knowledge of the matter said. The wholly owned unit of state giant China Three Gorges Corporation is in talks with China Life Insurance, Chinese […]

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

Wind energy overtakes coal as the EU’s second largest form of power capacity but concerns remain over politicians’ enthusiasm for renewables Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But industry leaders said they […]

Record 46% of UK’s electricity generated by clean energy sources in 2015

Official figures show low-carbon sources accounted for almost half of national electricity supply last year – outstripping coal for the first time Almost half the UK’s electricity came from clean energy sources such as wind and nuclear power last year, official figures have revealed. Renewables accounted for a quarter of the country’s power supplies in […]

Hedging with Distributed Renewable Generation Sources in Times of Fossil Fuel Price Volatility

Until very recently, mainstream power purchasers have not viewed renewable energy as a reliable hedge against other energy sources, mostly because the costs associated with constructing or purchasing the output of renewable energy systems were very high. However, renewable energy generation systems are increasingly being viewed by large and small consumers alike as a viable […]

UPDATE 1-Sweden’s Vattenfall struggles to lure buyers for lignite sale -sources

Swedish utility company Vattenfall is struggling to attract buyers for its lignite mines and power plants in eastern Germany with less than a week left to submit binding offers, sources close to the matter said on Friday. The sale, launched at the end of 2014, includes roughly 8,100 megawatt of lignite-fired plants, which generate about […]

Obama’s speech reveals plans to end use of ‘dirty’ energy sources

Since the day he took the oath of office, President Barack Obama has proposed policies in an attempt to end the “tyranny of oil.” Of course, coal has been a major target, too, as has been natural gas to a lesser degree. View full post on Wind Power News

Argentina to generate 8% of electricity from renewable sources by 2017

Congress launches initiative to boost renewable energy from current 1% of energy mix, with a 20% target agreed for 2020, reports La Nación Renewable energy is making inroads in Argentina. Last week, after much negotiation, the chamber of deputies approved a new law decreeing that, by 2017, the country must generate 8% of its electricity […]