Posts Tagged ‘U.S.’

USTDA Supports Renewable Wind Energy in Vietnam Through U.S. Solutions

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 , a leading Vietnamese power engineering company, to support development of a 100 megawatt wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected DVN KEMA Renewables, Inc. to carry out the project design and feasibility study. View full post on […]

The U.S. Power Market Is Cracking 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

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

Following Recent Surge, Wind Now Generates 5.5 Percent of U.S. Electricity

The U.S. wind energy industry experienced its fastest first-quarter growth since 2009, installing 2,000 new megawatts of capacity – enough to power about 500,000 homes – on its way to producing 5.5 percent of the country's electricity. The American Wind Energy Association also reported that another 21,000 megawatts of wind energy capacity is now under […]

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 […]

Advanced Energy Economy Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean…

Today , national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs – equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is […]

The U.S. job market continues to change

Roughly 163,000 oil jobs were lost nationally from the 2014 peak, or about 30 percent of the total, while oil prices plummeted, at one point by as much as 70 percent. The job losses just in Texas, the most productive oil-producing state, totaled 98,000. 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

Dane to push wind power, not tilt at windmills on U.S. tour

Denmark's minister in charge of energy policy plans to head to the U.S. this year to talk to state representatives to promote wind energy despite open declarations of hostility toward the technology from President Donald Trump. Lars Christian Lilleholt, energy minister in Denmark's minority center-right coalition led by Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, has just […]

This giant offshore wind farm will be the largest in the U.S.

The 90-megawatt project planned near Long Island, New York, would be only the second offshore wind farm to operate in the country, which lags way behind Europe and China when it comes to wind power. The wind farm cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday after Long Island's public utility unanimously approved a long-term contract to […]