Posts Tagged ‘World’

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

The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

When completed, the Pavagada solar park in southern India is expected to generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity, making it the world's largest solar station. Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. View full post on Wind Power News

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating – capturing just 2% of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. And as the windiest country in Europe, Britain is at the forefront of this green revolution The wind rips along the Humber estuary in Hull. It’s the kind that presses your coat to […]

Let’s keep the wind in our sails and continue to make Britain a world leader in wind energy

Whilst the Labour conference was busy debating whether to copy Venezuela or Cuba's economic model, you may not have noticed a great news story this week. Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear. View full post on Wind Power News

COLUMN-Staid utility investing world upended by green energy revolution -James Saft

The formerly staid, predictable world of utilities investing faces a revolution as the price of solar and wind energy plunges, creating new winners and losers. Generally tightly regulated and thus with reliable cash flows, utility stocks and bonds have long been beloved by pension funds and other conservative investors for their safe income generation. View […]

Turbine Breaks World Record for Wind Power Generated in Just One Day

A 722-foot tall, 9-megawatt wind turbine operating at an offshore testing site near sterild, Denmark has set a new world record for wind electricity generation. The V164 turbine, built by Danish energy company MHI Vestas, produced 216,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity in just 24 hours, enough to power 240 U.S. homes for a month . View […]

OPEC, Trump, green efforts power change in energy world

OPEC, Trump, green efforts power change in energy world Many energy producers see reasons for optimism as they start 2017. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2hGtW4d U.S. energy producers of all kinds see reasons for optimism as they start 2017, though the incoming Trump administration may spell trouble for some of a greener hue. […]

Seven energy charts that will cheer and frighten about Australia and the world

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Powering the world, cleanly

Yet, for China Three Gorges Corporation, which built the dam, it marked not an end but the beginning of a long journeyi1 4 a journey of ambitious expansion, to become one of the world's premier energy groups. The last eight years' figures suggest CTG is well on its way to realizing its ambition. View full […]

Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council

New technology and stricter policies will transform the energy industry as ‘phenomenal’ growth in solar and wind power continues Global demand for energy per capita will peak in 2030 thanks to new technology and stricter government policies, the World Energy Council has predicted. In a report on a range of scenarios for global energy use, […]