Posts Tagged ‘years’

Covestro Celebrates 80 Years of Polyurethane

Polyurethanes have changed the world. We have them to thank for energy-efficient refrigerators, comfortable upholstered furniture, safe car seats, protective coatings and lightweight composites. View full post on Wind Power News

Adobe Flash Will Be Dead in 3 Years, and It’s About Time

The Adobe logo is displayed on the side of the Adobe Systems headquarters January 15, 2010 in San Jose, California. Adobe Systems has added 20 new wind turbines to their rooftops in an attempt to harness wind energy to help power their offices. View full post on Wind Power News

BPA Stops Wind Power Generation For The First Time In 4 Years

And that means the region is producing too much of a good thing: carbon-free, renewable energy in the form of both dam-generated hydropower along with electricity from spinning wind-farm turbines. That's prompted the federal government to take an action it avoided during the last four years of drought conditions: shutting down wind power. View full […]

Ontario signals offshore wind moratorium will continue for years

Six years after Ontario abruptly imposed a moratorium on offshore wind projects, citing the need for more research, the government is signalling it will likely continue for several more years, even with all of its studies in hand. The moratorium has so far put the Liberal government on the hook for at least $28 million, […]

Renewables investment in UK will fall 95% over next three years – study

Analysis reveals extent of decline because of subsidy cuts and raises concerns about Britain meeting emissions targets Investment in windfarms will fall off a “cliff edge” over the next three years and put the UK’s greenhouse gas reduction targets at risk, a thinktank has found. More than £1bn of future investment in renewable energy projects […]

Cornish village marks 25 years of UK wind power

The UK’s first commercial windfarm in Delabole has produced enough energy to boil 3.4bn kettles since it began in 1991, when people dismissed the idea. Now it’s one of more than 1,000 onshore projects across the country From Pam the lollipop lady to the repairs for a storm-battered church roof, the fruits of wind power […]

China set to invest $174 billion in clean energy over next four years

The world's most populous country is about to invest a whole lot of money in clean energy . Clean Technica reports that China is planning to spend about $174 billion on hydroelectric and wind energy projects over the next four years. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind energy will reduce costs sharply over next five years, IEA report finds

Costs for onshore wind energy will fall 15% while offshore wind could cut costs by half in the next five years, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency. The IEA's Renewable Energy Medium Term Market Report outlines the pace and scale of cost reduction for wind energy toward 2021. View full post […]

World’s first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented the world's first typhoon wind turbine , an egg beater-like contraption designed to harness the immense energy of storms as a unique renewable energy source . View full post on Wind […]

Asia-Pacific developing nations’ wind power capacity seen to double in 10 years

Annual power capacity from wind is expected to more than double by 2025 in the Asia Pacific region as more developing countries, including the Philippines, tend to adopt such power resource. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of Global Green Growth Institute , noted that most of this […]