Posts Tagged ‘states’

States can’t go it alone on energy

There's no such thing as green electrons or brown ones. Your TV and fridge run just the same on solar power from Queensland, wind power from South Australia, hydro power from Tasmania or coal power from the Hunter Valley. 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 […]

States, cities and companies are leading the way toward clean, renewable energy

Over the last year, cities and towns throughout the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and re-power their communities with 100 percent clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar. Community by community, local leaders are demonstrating that a transition away from dirty […]

Hydro sector firms: Pending matters with states, absence of merchant…

On April 12, 2017, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved listing of NEEPCO by divesting 25 per cent of the central government's shares through IPO. At a time when the Centre seems far from reaching its divestment target for 2017-18, three central public sector units operating in hydro sector – THDC India Limited, North […]

Factors associated with bat mortality at wind energy facilities in the United States

Thompson, M., J. Beston, M. Etterson, J. Diffendorfer, AND S. Loss. Factors associated with bat mortality at wind energy facilities in the United States. View full post on Wind Power News

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris international climate treaty. Of course, 75% of Pittsburgh […]

States scramble to salvage climate crusade abandoned by Trump

Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. Gregory Wetstone, left, Randy Hoyle and Kevin Martin of Terra-Gen Power at the Alta East wind energy project in California's Tehachapi Mountains. View full post on Wind Power News

More U.S. States Embracing Batteries to Store Renewable Power

Energy-storage systems are spreading across the U.S. as states encourage deployments to help integrate an increasing amount of solar and wind power into electric grids. There are now 21 states with at least 20 megawatts each of storage projects in service, under construction or proposed, according to a report Tuesday from GTM Research. View full […]

Commission and member states clash over capacity mechanisms

The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. View full post on Wind Power News

Colorado one of 11 states that generated at least 10 percent of its electricity from wind in 2015

Colorado is one of 11 states that generated at least 10 percent of its total electricity from wind last year, according to an analysis by the Energy Information Administration. Wind produced 14 percent of Colorado's electricity in 2015, according to the EIA report released last week, putting it No. View full post on Wind Power […]