Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

Wyoming agrees to utility’s plans for 3 new wind farms

Rocky Mountain Power dropped plans for a fourth wind farm after a weeklong hearing before the Wyoming Public Service Commission. The three wind farms included in Thursday's agreement would add 1,150 megawatts of wind power in southern and southeastern Wyoming. View full post on Wind Power News

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WindEurope CEO tells EU Energy Summit: wind on course to be Europe's no. 1 energy source after 2030 – but challenges remain On Thursday, 12 April, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson spoke at the 4th edition of the EU Energy Summit about the importance of wind to the European energy mix, today and going forward. View […]

Fighting rising costs with wind power – Exploits water plant…

“As a regional services board, our goal is to look at any cost saving measures moving forward,” said Botwood mayor and chairman of the Exploits Regional Water Supply Committee Scott Sceviour. “The services board actually supplies water to Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishop's Falls, Botwood, Northern Arm, and Peterview. View full post on Wind Power News

World’s most powerful wind turbine installed off the coast of Scotland

The world's most powerful wind turbine was just installed off the coast of Scotland. Developer Vattenfall announced this week it completed the installation of 11 turbines in Aberdeen Bay – two of which were upgraded with a record-setting capacity of 8.8 MW. View full post on Wind Power News

Consortium to develop floating offshore wind farm in California

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority announced April 3 it has selected a consortium of companies comprised of Principle Power Inc. , EDPR Offshore North America LLC , Aker Solutions Inc. , H.T. Harvey & Associates and Herrera Environmental Consultants Inc. to enter into a public-private partnership to pursue the development of an offshore wind energy […]

Wind energy powered more than five million homes in first quarter of 2018

Wind turbines in Scotland provided a 44% increase in power to the National Grid during the first quarter of 2018, environmental groups say. Analysis of WWF wind power data by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided over 5,353,997 MWh of electricity to the grid during the quarter. View full post on Wind Power News

Azerbaijan to lure private investments to wind plants construction

Azerbaijan's State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources will present documents to the Cabinet of Ministers in order to attract private investments in the construction of wind power plants in the country, the Agency's Deputy Head Jamil Malikov told Trend. “As part of the strategic roadmap for the development of public services by 2020, […]

Zinke calls for more wind energy proposals off LI

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued a powerful endorsement for offshore wind energy at a symposium here Friday, and announced a call for new proposals for a wind energy area off Long Island. Zinke said wind energy was a key part of the Trump administration's plan for greater energy independence, saying it was “morally the […]

Finance Minister deals with questions on wind generation and lot sizes from mayors

Minister of Finance Tom Osborne addressed the Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon meeting in Days Inn on Thursday. – Frank Gale While Finance Minister Tom Osborne doesn't like the fact that Muskrat Falls is costing the province so much, he said one advantage of it is that it has provided a […]

California Takes Up Ocean Wind Energy After Oregon Project Fails

Renewable energy developers are taking a second chance on an ocean wind project off the West Coast. They're planning a floating array of wind turbines in Northern California. View full post on Wind Power News