Posts Tagged ‘Time’

Power Producers Should Cheer Coal’s Closing Time an hour ago

Liam Denning is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering energy, mining and commodities. He previously was the editor of the Wall Street Journal's “Heard on the Street” column. View full post on Wind Power News

Economics says time to shut down some coal plants

From Think Progress : Sadly the graph isn't global, it's for the 15 US states with the best wind resources. But for those states it's saying that the cost of just operating and fueling coal plants exceeds the cost for wind power of constructing, operating, and fueling. View full post on Wind Power News

Adobe Flash Will Be Dead in 3 Years, and It’s About Time

The Adobe logo is displayed on the side of the Adobe Systems headquarters January 15, 2010 in San Jose, California. Adobe Systems has added 20 new wind turbines to their rooftops in an attempt to harness wind energy to help power their offices. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables top nukes in U.S. power mix for first time since 1984

Cattle graze near wind turbines at the Avangrid Renewables' Baffin Wind Power Project in Sarita. For the first time in decades, America's nuclear plants have fallen behind wind farms, solar panels and other renewable energy suppliers as a source of electricity. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore Wind Farms Offer Subsidy-Free Power for First Time

German's electricity grid regulator approved bids to build what will be the first offshore wind farms that depend entirely on market prices instead of government support and subsidy. The decision by Bundesnetzagentur, or BNetzA, grants power purchase agreements for 1,490 megawatts of wind farms to be built in the North Sea. View full post on […]

BPA Stops Wind Power Generation For The First Time In 4 Years

And that means the region is producing too much of a good thing: carbon-free, renewable energy in the form of both dam-generated hydropower along with electricity from spinning wind-farm turbines. That's prompted the federal government to take an action it avoided during the last four years of drought conditions: shutting down wind power. View full […]

Doing my part in a time of real crisis

Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected, including staff and volunteers of non-governmental organization WindAid Institute based in the city of Trujillo. In Peru, many villages are, in actual fact, not connected to the electricity grid; this is due in large part to the fact that conditions are often ideal for small scale wind […]

The False Debate About The Future Of The Democratic Party: Time To End Either/Or Politics

When a political party loses a big election , and finds itself out of power at every level of government, a debate needs to be had about the future of that party. The Democratic party is having such a debate, but when the frame of the debate is as twisted up as it currently is, […]

UK wind power overtakes coal for first time

Green groups hail analysis showing collapse in coal due to power station closures and rising carbon taxes Windfarms across the UK generated more electricity in 2016 than coal power plants for the first time, according to an analyst’s estimates. Three major coal power stations closed last year, causing coal electricity generation to plummet to 9.2%, […]

Assets from Trenton wind power plant on the market for 2nd time

The Nova Scotia government has rejected three bids to operate a former wind tower manufacturing plant in Pictou County, including two bids of only $1, says the province's business minister. Mark Furey said Tuesday that as a result, there would be a new round of bids for the former DSME Trenton plant, which closed in […]