Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

What if Canada had spent $200bn on wind energy instead of oil?

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Dutch fishermen to sail fleet into Amsterdam in wind turbine protest

Workers say they are taking action in response to vast amount of windfarms being constructed in their waters The Netherlands may be the land of the windmill, but fishermen are planning a major protest on Saturday against the Dutch government’s latest wind turbine construction in the North Sea, with an armada of fishing boats sailing […]

Wind turbine setback reform gets mixed reaction, potentially pitting…

The wind industry this week said its member companies are ready to invest billions in Ohio if state lawmakers can rewrite the state's four-year-old zoning rules that shut down new wind farm development. “The Ohio Senate has shown great leadership with their continued commitment to reforming Ohio's wind energy setback policies,” said Andrew Gohn, policy […]

In the UK, wind energy provides more power than nuclear for the first time

For the first time, wind energy provided more power than nuclear energy to the United Kingdom grid. In the first three months of 2018, wind provided 18.8 percent of all power; only natural gas was a larger energy source. View full post on Wind Power News

NextEra is already assembling contractors to build wind farms in Hinton, OK.

Hinton, Oklahoma, just west of Oklahoma City, has been sued by a wind energy group to build wind turbines in their town. Hinton Mayor Shelly Newton met with Air Force Officers to talk about what's going on in Hinton, and the role wind farms have played on Sheppard Air Force Base and their missions. View […]

Energy jobs reports say solar dominates coal, but wind is the real winner

Two updated energy jobs reports have been released, and they paint a picture of how the last year has affected different energy sectors. The news is good for wind and natural gas. View full post on Wind Power News

European wind energy generation potential in a 1.5 degree C warmer world

The UK and large parts of northern Europe could become windier if global temperatures reach 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, according to a new study. This has implications for wind energy generation among other things. View full post on Wind Power News

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add total 66 GW of solar energy and 52 GW of wind power by March 2022 […]

Wind power overtakes nuclear for first time in UK across a quarter

News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables Britain’s windfarms provided more electricity than its eight nuclear power stations in the first three months of 2018, marking the first time wind has overtaken nuclear across a quarter. The renewable energy industry hailed the milestone as a sign […]

Bad news for wind power: globally, winds are slowing

Near-surface wind speeds over landmasses across the planet have dropped by as much as 25% since the 1970s, and climate scientists are taking note. Michael Lucy reports. View full post on Wind Power News