Posts Tagged ‘Work’

Crews carry out Site C construction work on the north bank of the Peace River in 2017.

Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. View full post on Wind Power News

‘Drunk tanks only work if everyone is thoroughly checked out’: your best comments today

We’re highlighting interesting conversations on the site – including ‘booze buses’ and the train journey helping millennials search for love Discussion today has focused on alcohol recovery units, plans to build a power hub on an artificial island, and talking openly about sex. To join in you can click on the links in the comments […]

Fugro Wins Work at US Offshore Wind Sites

Fugro said it has been awarded contracts by rsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites in the U.S. rsted is pursuing the development of the two new projects: Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Mass. and Ocean Wind, 10 miles off the New Jersey […]

PHOTOS: Work begins on wind turbine factory at Fawley Power Station

As reported by the Daily Echo, Danish firm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is to build a new premises, on land at the decommissioned Fawley Power Station site, to paint and store the 80m long turbine blades, which it manufactures at Newport on the Isle of Wight. The new factory is expected to create 50 jobs […]

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 […]

Work begins on the world’s biggest wind turbine

Work begins on the world's biggest wind turbine: Monster structure with blades 290ft long will dwarf the London Eye Turbine will have three blades each 290 feet long. This compares to 394 ft diameter of the London Eye The first onshore prototype of the 8 MW system will be installed by the end of the […]

Vattenfall starts work on UK hybrid wind and solar farm

Construction will begin on the energy giant’s first UK solar project by the end of this month in boost to clean energy generation at existing wind sites Vattenfall is to start construction on its first solar project in the UK this month, as part of a pilot project to help the Swedish energy giant maximise […]

Transmission developer: Oklahoma wind power could work for Georgia Power

Clean Line Energy Partners told the Georgia Public Service Commission in Sept. 10 testimony that wind power from Oklahoma could help serve the capacity needs of Georgia Power . View full post on Wind Power News

Work begins on $50m Coonooer Bridge windfarm to supply ACT clean energy

Victorian windfarm has secured 20-year feed-in tariff from ACT as part of goal to produce 90% of its electricity from clean sources by 2020 Work has begun on a new $50m windfarm in Victoria that will edge the Australian Capital Territory closer to its clean energy supply target, as the renewables sector begins to emerge […]

Work to begin next year on first windfarm off England’s south coast

The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm eight miles from Sussex coast could power up to 300,000 homes at a cost of £1.3bn Construction of the first windfarm off the south coast of England will begin early next year, it has been announced. The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm, situated eight miles from the Sussex coast, could power up to […]