Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

UK summer ‘wind drought’ puts green revolution into reverse

Windfarms fall short in heatwave, but 2018 was still UK’s second greenest summer Britain’s long heatwave threw the country’s green energy revolution into reverse and pushed up carbon emissions this summer, leading experts to stress the need for a diverse energy mix. The summer of 2017 was lauded as the “greenest ever” for electricity generation, […]

Rolling Summer Power Outages Possible With Record Demand

The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve supply, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The people who run the Texas power grid warn of possible rolling black outs this summer with record demand expected and a reduction in reserve […]

Many Utahns’ electricity bills will shrink this summer – and there…

Tribune file photo) Rocky Mountain Power crew works on power lines near 800 south and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City. State regulators have cleared the electrical utility to pass savings from with last winter's federal tax bill on to customers, saving average users about 3.4 percent on their bills for at least the next […]

Power use record was broken over summer

The warm temperatures in Saskatchewan have pushed the province's peak power use to a new high yesterday, at 4:26 p.m. At 3,470 megawatts , the new peak beats the previous record of 3,419 set July 27 of this year and the peak of 3,360 MW set July 10. Previously, the summer peak of 3,331 MW […]

Summer camps combine learning, fun

Blowing “bubble snakes” at a summer camp are, from left, Marley Bright, Alex Hudson, Kara Daugherty, Alexandra Steward, Lenox Bright, Aaron Carlson and Harrison Mahon. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Jefferson County has kept youth busy this summer with one summer camp after another. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia needs Tesla battery to prevent summer blackouts, regulator says

Aemo chief executive calls Elon Musk’s project a ‘very important part of our summer plan’ The head of Australia’s energy market regulator is “concerned” about avoiding blackouts next summer and says the proposed Tesla lithium ion battery in South Australia is a “very important part of our summer plan”. Speaking at an industry event in […]

Skiers’ Delight Melts Into Summer Slump for Nordic Power Buyers

As rising temperatures melt the snow pack, it’ll swell dams and rivers and spin turbines at the hydroelectric plants that provide more than half the region’s power. Erik Bergstroem, a power manager at Scandem AB, says if the wet weather continues, prices will probably slump more than 50 percent in July to levels not seen […]

America’s first offshore windfarm set for construction this summer

Cape Wind scheme off the coast of Massachusetts has faced repeated legal battles but now looks likely to go ahead after financing is secured, reports BusinessGreen Hopes that the US could finally build its first commercial offshore wind farm have grown after Deepwater Wind secured 0m financing for a scheme off Rhode Island. Following the […]

FGen adding 380MW supply before summer 2015

The power generation units of the Lopez group are treading well on the solution path for next year’s anticipated supply shortfall as they will be bringing in additional 380 megawatt capacity that would be beneficial for both Luzon and Visayas grids prior to summer. First Gen chairman Federico R. Lopez announced that three of their […]

Summer of Epic Adventure at the Children’s Museum

SUMMER’S ABOUT TO TAKE ON EPIC PROPORTIONS. SUPER HEROES WILL PUT THEIR POWERS TO THE TEST DURING THE SUMMER OF EPIC ADVENTURE, THE SEQUEL AT THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF HOUSTON. View full post on Wind Power News