Nepal can earn Rs1 trillion a year by selling power – The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostNepal can earn Rs1 trillion a year by selling powerThe Kathmandu PostThere is a big gap in demand and supply of electricity because Nepal has not been able to build relatively bigger hydropower plants since 70MW Middle Marsyangdi Hydroelectric Project, located in Lamjung, came into operation in 2008. Nepal has now set …’Nepal needs to promptly tap its hydro potential’Himalayan Timesall 4 news articles »

Webster couple improves off-the-grid living with small-scale hydropower – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)Webster couple improves off-the-grid living with small-scale hydropowerCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)The couple’s micro-hydro power plant went online on Oct. 29, 2012, the day Hurricane Sandy hit West Virginia, dumping massive amounts of snow across the state, causing widespread power outages. The Janowskis, however, had power to spare, thanks to …

Mesa’s garbage trucks running cleaner, quieter on CNG – East Valley Tribune

East Valley TribuneMesa’s garbage trucks running cleaner, quieter on CNGEast Valley TribuneBouchie first ran the financials on converting the sanitation department fleet to CNG four years ago. It’s important to city officials that they keep an eye on costs, he said, because all of the department’s costs are passed on to customers—Mesa …

Is Brazil green washing hydropower? The case of the Teles Pires dam – Mongabay.com

Mongabay.comIs Brazil green washing hydropower? The case of the Teles Pires damMongabay.comThe Teles Pires Hydroelectric Company (builder and operator of Brazil’s Teles Pires dam in the Amazon Basin) was awarded a Green Certificate in the “Responsible Social and Environmental Management” category of the Chico Mendes Award, a prize …and more »

Gov. LePage voices support for hydro-electric power in Kennebunk – Seacoastonline.com

Gov. LePage voices support for hydro-electric power in KennebunkSeacoastonline.comLePage supports hydro-electric power and the historic value of Maine’s dams. “I’m just suggesting don’t be so quick to give it up, because I’ve seen so much damage over the years in our state. Hydroelectricity is renewable and it’s clean and it’s …

Now, oil-rich Saudi Arabia eyes geothermal energy too – gulfnews.com

FortuneNow, oil-rich Saudi Arabia eyes geothermal energy toogulfnews.comAbu Dhabi: Saudi Arabia is eyeing geothermal power — that is, harvesting steam from the earth’s bossom, usually from volcanic vents — as part of its strategic energy plan that also includes massive use of solar energy and wind farms, a senior …Saudi Arabia to focus on solar, wind in $US50bn clean energy planRenewEconomySaudi Arabia making $30-50 billion investment into renewable energy by 2023Next Big FutureSaudi in 10 GW renewables plan but oil and gas ‘needed for decades’Power Engineering InternationalThe National -Arab Newsall 466 news articles »

Minutes signed for Tongatapu wind power generation plan – Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandMinutes signed for Tongatapu wind power generation planRadio New ZealandThe signing ceremony marked the end of the project’s preparatory survey which began last June. The project aims to diversify Tonga’s power supply which still relies on diesel generators. As well as wind turbines, a stabilisation system for the power …and more »

Trump’s tax reform plans could threaten wind-power financing – WorkBoat (blog)

WorkBoat (blog)Trump’s tax reform plans could threaten wind-power financingWorkBoat (blog)(Bloomberg) — Wind-power skeptic Donald Trump’s proposed tax reform may have an unintended consequence: threatening wind farms’ balance sheets. The president-elect’s proposal to cut the corporate tax rate to as low as 15% may curb availability of an …and more »

Biomass boiler brings environmentally friendly heat to UI – WAND

Biomass boiler brings environmentally friendly heat to UIWANDURBANA, Ill. (AP) – The greenhouse at the University of Illinois Energy Farm will soon be receiving environmentally friendly heat during winter months. The News Gazette (http://bit.ly/2j5SSAx ) reports that a new “biomass boiler” from Germany will be …and more »

LM Wind Power delivers 66.9-m blades for Goldwind’s new 3-MW turbine – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)LM Wind Power delivers 66.9-m blades for Goldwind’s new 3-MW turbineWindpower Engineering (press release)LM Wind Power announced that its newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3-MW turbine platform (the GW3S) were installed successfully on the first prototype turbine. The new blade was developed in record time with the installation taking place …and more »

Denmark’s Biomass Reboot – Biomass Magazine

Biomass MagazineDenmark’s Biomass RebootBiomass MagazineCoal consumption across DONG’s generation portfolio has fallen 74 percent since 2006 as the company ramps up the production of both wind- and biomass-derived energy. As 2016 drew to a close, DONG Energy concluded a massive conversion project at …and more »

Wind Farms Give Economic Boost to Northeast Nebraska – NET Website

NET WebsiteWind Farms Give Economic Boost to Northeast NebraskaNET Website“I think you can literally see every single turbine in Antelope County from this viewpoint. And they’re blowing, cause that’s what we’ve got in Nebraska, we’ve got lots of wind,” Ptacek said. Ptacek, Neligh’s economic development director, said he …

Dalhousie report suggests careful approach to tidal power – Cumberland News Now

Cumberland News NowDalhousie report suggests careful approach to tidal powerCumberland News NowA group of students from Dalhousie University’s Management Without Borders program have completed a report on Cumberland County’s readiness for the tidal power industry. Taking part were (from left) Sean Hanlon, Talaal Rshaidat, Kareina D’Souza, …

Avangrid unmoved by North Carolina claims – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Avangrid unmoved by North Carolina claimsWindpower Monthly (subscription)Reports surfaced in news agency, Associated Press (AP), last week, of a letter sent to the President-elect by legislators in North Carolina, claiming the 208MW Amazon Wind Farm US East project would interfere with the radar systems of a nearby military …US to lease Atlantic Ocean for offshore wind farm off Kitty HawkNews & ObserverThe Carolinas’ First Offshore Wind Lease Sale Scheduled for March 16Clean Energy News (blog)all 7 news articles »

UK tidal energy plagued by cost discrepancies, says ETI – edie.net

edie.netUK tidal energy plagued by cost discrepancies, says ETIedie.netWith 10 years of experience in the marine industry, the ETI has called for a shift in focus to exploit tidal stream technology commercially. It claims that the technology can compete with other energy sources “over the coming decades” but only if costs …UK wave power far too costly, warns energy research body …The GuardianUK ‘should focus’ on tidal stream technology | Article | New Civil …New Civil Engineerall 7 news articles »