Tidal power gives Shetlands surplus – HydroWorld

Tidal power gives Shetlands surplusHydroWorldStrong winds and stormy seas have helped turn the Shetland Islands in the North Atlantic into a European “renewable energy” giant, producing more power than it knows what to do with. The tidal-power underwater turbines that were completed last month …

Scotland’s Tidal Power Plant Is a Glimpse Into the Future Of Energy – TheInertia.com

TheInertia.comScotland’s Tidal Power Plant Is a Glimpse Into the Future Of EnergyTheInertia.comFossil fuels are big business. It’s an industry that employs millions of people. Our society drinks from an underground fountain made up of coal and oil, using it to power our homes and run our vehicles. From our bloated bellies, we burp out the excess …

Geographers use satellite and terrestrial data to calculate aboveground biomass in South Africa’s Kruger National Park – Science Daily

Geographers use satellite and terrestrial data to calculate aboveground biomass in South Africa’s Kruger National ParkScience DailyThe ability of the savannahs to store the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide is ultimately determined by the amount of aboveground woody biomass, adds Odipo, a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Geography’s Remote Sensing section. So far, though, it has …

Siemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind Farm – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerSiemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind FarmNorth American Windpower“We are happy to apply our full scope of engineering services at the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project,” states Michael Hannibal, CEO of offshore at Siemens Wind Power. “The extended scope makes this 497 MW wind power plant one of the largest …Enbridge: An Emerging Wind Energy GiantSeeking AlphaEnbridge to invest $1.7B in German North Sea wind farmCBC.caSiemens to build EnBW Hohe See as first offshore wind project with extended scopeWindpower Engineering (press release)Calgary Heraldall 22 news articles »

Insect-Inspired Turbine Blades Could Radicalize Renewable Wind … – Seeker

SeekerInsect-Inspired Turbine Blades Could Radicalize Renewable Wind …SeekerFlexible blade design based on dragonflies could fundamentally change how we harvest wind energy.Why Wind Turbines Should Talk to Each Other | Greentech MediaGreentech MediaWind Turbine Rotor Blade Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends & Forecast : 2024Satellite PR News (press release)all 5 news articles »

Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output – Green Car Reports

Green Car ReportsWind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal outputGreen Car ReportsWhile homeowners are more familiar with photovoltaic solar panels, large-scale wind power is an increasingly important part of the growth in renewable energy.Renewables Accounted for 90% of Europe’s New Power Last YearFuturismall 2 news articles »

Vineyard Power vying for offshore wind farm – Cape Cod Times (subscription)

Cape Cod Times (subscription)Vineyard Power vying for offshore wind farmCape Cod Times (subscription)CHATHAM — This June, the state will solicit bids seeking offshore wind farms to produce 400 megawatts of electricity. It’s the first of four phases of what state officials hope will be 1,600 megawatts of offshore power; 15 percent of what the state …

MottMac clocks on for UK tidal – reNews

reNewsMottMac clocks on for UK tidalreNewsInitial studies by Northern Tidal Power Gateways have found that the gateway at Morecambe Bay could produce 6500GWh of electricity a year, while the Duddon Estuary gateway could create 100GWh of electricity eac…

Drax reports good operational year, discusses future in biomass – Biomass Magazine

Financial TimesDrax reports good operational year, discusses future in biomassBiomass MagazineIn 2016, 75 percent of Drax’s power generation was derived from biomass, Thompson said, granting it the title of the largest single-source of renewable energy in the United Kingdom, having produced 1.27 terawatt-hours (TWh) of renewable power.Drax dividend decision proves a drag to investorsFinancial TimesDrax powers ahead with plans to ditch coalYorkshire PostDrax profits down 17 per cent, hit by climate levy changewww.businessgreen.comInvestors Chronicle -The Press, York -Daily Mailall 27 news articles »

Dailytimes | NA body gives go-ahead to geothermal power generation – Daily Times

Daily TimesDailytimes | NA body gives go-ahead to geothermal power generationDaily TimesISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Resources Thursday gave go-ahead to generate electricity through …Geothermal sources can give 10,000MWs, NA body told – The NationThe Nationall 2 news articles »

Solar energy incentives gradually reduced under Indiana Senate proposal – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarSolar energy incentives gradually reduced under Indiana Senate proposalIndianapolis StarFor many early adopters of solar panels and wind turbines, the considerable expense of the technology was offset not only by generating one’s own energy, but potentially selling the excess back to the power company — not to mention pollution reduction.Solar energy bill passes Indiana Senate committeewlfi.comIndiana Senate panel OKs bill to reduce solar incentivesWISH-TVControversial Solar Power Bill Passes Senate CommitteeTristatehomepage.comKokomo Tribuneall 12 news articles »

Proposed Simpsonville solar energy facility tied up in court – WHAS11.com

WHAS11.comProposed Simpsonville solar energy facility tied up in courtWHAS11.comSIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — The controversy continues surrounding a proposed solar energy facility in Simpsonville and now it’s up to a Franklin County judge to decide whether to grant a temporary injunction that would delay the start of construction …

Charlottesville, Albemarle Co Join Program to Reduce Solar Energ – NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports … – NBC 29 News

NBC 29 NewsCharlottesville, Albemarle Co Join Program to Reduce Solar Energ – NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports …NBC 29 NewsTo receive a SolSmart designation, communities must take action to reduce solar “soft costs,” which are non-hardware costs that can increase the time and money it takes to install a solar energy system. Examples of soft costs include planning and …and more »

Wind Power: The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But … – NPR

NPRWind Power: The South Has Been Slow To Harness Its Wind, But …NPRThere are several reasons the region is lagging in wind energy — including lower wind speeds. But now North Carolina is home to the first large-scale …BP Weighing Upgrade of US Wind Turbines to Compete With GasBloombergall 3 news articles »

The future of solar power technology is bright – Ars Technica

Ars TechnicaThe future of solar power technology is brightArs TechnicaWhile our recent look at residential solar may lead you to believe harnessing that power is a newer initiative, humans have been exploiting solar energy for thousands of years to hea…

Renewables on Life Support: No Break for Biomass – Sunshine State News

Renewables on Life Support: No Break for BiomassSunshine State NewsCORRECTED TO FIX COST OF SOLAR: Unfair pricing and the absence of a free market for all of Florida’s renewable electricity generation have biomass technologies in a steep decline. It doesn’t seem right. Biomass energy production is being bullied in …

Solar tax slows green energy in Spain – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleSolar tax slows green energy in SpainDeutsche WelleWhen Carlos Ibánez installed solar panels on his roof, he figured it was good for the environment and easy on his pocketbook. But now he regrets the thirty thousand dollar investment after the government has imposed a tax increase on solar energy, in a …and more »