Gallery: MHI Vestas V164 prototypes at Maade – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Gallery: MHI Vestas V164 prototypes at MaadeWindpower Monthly (subscription)MHI Vestas was also using the project at Maade to test installation and operation proceedures ahead of the machine’s first deployment at Dong Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore project this year. According to MHI Vestas, the new V164 turbines …

Utilities, Solar Energy And The Fight For Your Roof – Honolulu Civil Beat

CleanTechnicaUtilities, Solar Energy And The Fight For Your RoofHonolulu Civil BeatPredictions from even last year were that solar energy would soon match the price of electricity from utilities – known as “grid parity” in the business. But the plummeting cost of natural gas, which has become the most used fuel to generate power, has …DOE Funds $18 Million In Six ‘After-Sunset & Cloudy’ Solar Energy Storage Solutions ProjectsCleanTechnicaEnergy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage SolutionsTransmission and Distribution WorldTime for Sandoval to put solar energy on his can-do agendaLas Vegas Sunall 200 news articles »

Council Wrap: Ridesharing, Large Homes, Biomass Concerns – TWC News

TWC NewsCouncil Wrap: Ridesharing, Large Homes, Biomass ConcernsTWC NewsAUSTIN–Austin leaders struggled Thursay with finding a solution to appease ridesharing companies, while upholding their desire to enact . They also chose to examine their contract with the biomass power plant in East Texas and rules dictating the …Councilman: power contract a ‘disasterKXAN.comall 2 news articles »

Upsides & Downsides Of Geothermal Energy – PlanetSave.com

PlanetSave.comUpsides & Downsides Of Geothermal EnergyPlanetSave.comAccording to the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), the geothermal power industry reached about 3,442 MW at the end of 2013. Add to this about 1,000 MW of planned capacity additi…

Cheap oil will not lower power price – Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostCheap oil will not lower power priceBangkok PostMeanwhile, the upcoming drought has caused the country to cut back on power generated from hydroelectricity. In 2015, Thailand used natural gas to generate around 64% of its total power output…

Dispelling 7 Solar Energy Myths – Huffington Post Canada

Dispelling 7 Solar Energy MythsHuffington Post CanadaYou may have heard how solar modules are only capable of converting 15 to 20 per cent of the sun’s energy into electricity, which suggests the technology is terribly inefficient. Howell calls this a red herring since the supply of solar energy is …

To Minimize Wind Power’s Impact on Birds & Bats, The Dept. of Energy Can Use AWWI As A Model – Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)To Minimize Wind Power’s Impact on Birds & Bats, The Dept. of Energy Can Use AWWI As A ModelNatural Resources Defense Council (blog)With enough wind power to juice up up to 12 million homes likely to come online between now and 2021,and even more expected between 2022 and 2030, thanks to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from the nation’s electric sector, this …

DOE Funds $18 Million In Six ‘After-Sunset & Cloudy’ Solar Energy Storage Solutions Projects – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaDOE Funds $18 Million In Six ‘After-Sunset & Cloudy’ Solar Energy Storage Solutions ProjectsCleanTechnicaIn January, the US Department of Energy announced $18 million in funding for six new projects. The goal? Enabling the development of integrated, scalable, and cost-effective solar technologies that incorporate energy storage to power American homes …Utilities, solar energy and the fight for your roofHuffington PostEnergy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage SolutionsTransmission and Distribution WorldTime for Sandoval to put solar energy on his can-do agendaLas Vegas SunNew York Timesall 199 news articles »

DOE Funds $18 Million In Six ‘After-Sunset & Cloudy’ Solar Energy Storage Solutions Projects – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaDOE Funds $18 Million In Six ‘After-Sunset & Cloudy’ Solar Energy Storage Solutions ProjectsCleanTechnicaIn January, the US Department of Energy announced $18 million in funding for six new projects. The goal? Enabling the development of integrated, scalable, and cost-effective solar technologies that incorporate energy storage to power American homes …Utilities, solar energy and the fight for your roofHuffington PostEnergy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage SolutionsTransmission and Distribution WorldTime for Sandoval to put solar energy on his can-do agendaLas Vegas SunNew York Timesall 205 news articles »

Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project – TBO.com

TBO.comTampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy projectTBO.comTAMPA — Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric today unveiled a canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport’s south Economy Parking Garage – which provides solar energy to Tampa Electric’s customers and shade for parking patrons.and more »

Rise in turbine OEM’s using trading platform Spares in Motion – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)Rise in turbine OEM’s using trading platform Spares in MotionWindpower Engineering (press release)Wind-turbine component OEM’s are increasingly using Spares in Motion to sell in the turbine aftermarket, according to the company. In the last quarter, Spares in Motion experienced a steep increase in the number of turbine-component OEM’s using the …

Renewables Developer Dulas Establishes Base In Ireland – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerRenewables Developer Dulas Establishes Base In IrelandNorth American WindpowerAccording to Dulas, the Republic of Ireland’s renewable energy industry has shown significant growth in the past few years and is reflected in the country’s pledge to generate 40% of electricity consumption and 16% of final energy consumption from …and more »

The Mekong – The Economist

The EconomistThe MekongThe EconomistThe hydroelectric dams now built on and planned for the Mekong amount to one of the largest-ever interventions in a river’s course. As its currents … In no other large river basin in the world is the planned rate of growth of hydropower as great. The …and more »

China overtakes EU to become global wind power leader – The Guardian

The GuardianChina overtakes EU to become global wind power leaderThe GuardianChina installed half of all new wind capacity worldwide last year, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The country added an “astonishing” 30.5 gigawatts (GW) to boost installations to 145.1GW, the Brussels-based industry group said on …China now the world leader in wind power productionThe Globe and MailGlobal and China Wind Turbine Blade Industry Report, 2015-2017PR Newswire (press release)Asia Minute: China’s Big WindHawaii Public Radio-HPR2Laurel Leader Call -CleanTechnica -Hydrogen Fuel Newsall 13 news articles »

Congress Pushing First Energy Bill In Nearly A Decade – Nasdaq

Congress Pushing First Energy Bill In Nearly A DecadeNasdaqHydro faces stiff domestic competition from natural gas, solar, and wind, but properly incentivized, significant minimally invasive opportunities exist to expand hydropower’s role as America’s renewable backbone. The path to America’s secure energy …and more »

Villagers object to Giggleswick School biomass boiler plan – Craven Herald

Craven HeraldVillagers object to Giggleswick School biomass boiler planCraven HeraldWORRIED residents have condemned a plan for a new ‘biomass’ boiler room and chip store put forward by Giggleswick School that they say would dominate the village centre approaches. The new building – in wood with a metal roof and about the height of …

EBRD adds €500m to Turkey renewables fund – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)EBRD adds €500m to Turkey renewables fundWindpower Monthly (subscription)”The highly successful MidSEFF programme has already financed 43 projects through seven Turkish banks and has helped build over 800MW of additional renewable energy capacity,” said EBRD director of energy efficiency and climate change Terry McCallion …and more »