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Solar and wind power will never come cheap – The Australian

Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesSolar and wind power will never come cheapThe AustralianThere is no way that wind and solar is cheaper to produce than coal-fired power, despite the assorted — and your — claims of the cost spiralling down. Wind and solar are not 21st century disruptive technologies but a back to a 19th century future ones.Harnessing Wind Power through KitesInstitute for Defence Studies and AnalysesMajor pros and cons of wind energyEnergy Business ReviewNevada Legislature Passes Renewables Bill; Groups Urge Governor’s SignatureNorth American WindpowerUnion of Concerned Scientists (blog) -Windpower Engineering (press release)all 39 news articles »

US Trade and Development Agency Funds Zambia Wind Power – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerUS Trade and Development Agency Funds Zambia Wind PowerNorth American WindpowerThe $275 million wind farm will generate around 500 GWh of clean electricity, making it one of the largest renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to Access Power. It will also increase Zambia’s power generation capacity by 6% and …and more »

Baxi Fleet Trials CNG in Spain – NGV Global (press release) (blog)

NGV Global (press release) (blog)Baxi Fleet Trials CNG in SpainNGV Global (press release) (blog)BAXI, a UK-based international provider of air conditioning systems operating in Spain since mid 2015, together with Gas Natural Distribución, a distribution subsidiary of Gas Natural Fenosa, has signed a partnership agreement to promote the use of …

Minnesota moving up in rankings for solar energy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinnesota moving up in rankings for solar energyMinneapolis Star TribuneMinnesota’s national ranking for solar energy capacity has climbed significantly after a flurry of new projects have come online. During the first quarter, the state ranked fourth nationally for new solar power installations compared with the same …New report ranks Nevada 4th nationally in solar capacityLas Vegas Review-JournalSolar accounts for 30 percent of new energy in US so far this yearEnvironment AmericaUS solar market added more than two gigawatts in first quarter of 2017, new study showsCNBCKallanish Energy (subscription) -Greentech Media -Portland Business Journalall 20 news articles »

Group-buying makes solar energy more affordable for Wauwatosa homeowners – Wauwatosa Now

Wauwatosa NowGroup-buying makes solar energy more affordable for Wauwatosa homeownersWauwatosa NowA group called Solar Tosa is seeking to combine Tosa homeowners into groups in the effort of creating an opportunity to install cost-effective solar power. “We promote renewable energy through education,” Peter Murphy, Midwest Renewable Energy …China just built the world’s biggest floating solar projectMashableMassachusetts finalizes incentive program for residential and commercial PVpv magazine USAall 21 news articles »

CNG, coast-to-coast – News – Leesville Daily Leader – Leesville, LA … – Leesville Daily Leader

Leesville Daily LeaderCNG, coast-to-coast – News – Leesville Daily Leader – Leesville, LA …Leesville Daily LeaderOne leg of a coast-to-coast Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) “Road Rally” took off from Leesville on Wednesday.Town of Hornbeck promoting natural gas, putting Vernon Parish on …KALB News (press release)CNG stations in Sindh to remain closed from Thursday to Friday …PKKHGlobal Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Market is expected to grow …Digital Journalall 4 news articles »

Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorForget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall?Christian Science Monitor“If the reports of his comments are true, we are glad to hear that the president appreciates the many benefits of solar energy,” said Dan Whitten, a spokesman for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). That doesn’t mean a “green” wall does …Not The Onion: Trump proposed covering his untenable border wall with solar panelsThinkProgressDonald Trump Proposes Covering Mexican Border Wall With Solar PanelsFuturismTrump pitched solar panels for border wall with Mexico, but local company staying out of discussionPhoenix Business JournalPolitico -Axios -Wall Street Journal -Reutersall 101 news articles »

Tidal energy reaches another milestone – Cordis News

Cordis NewsTidal energy reaches another milestoneCordis NewsThe EU-funded FLOTEC project’s tidal turbine has now matched the performance of established offshore wind turbines, generating over 18MWh (megawatt-hour) within a continuous 24 hour testing period and heralding an age of more competitive tidal …

California Carrier Doubles CNG-Powered Fleet Size – Heavy Duty Trucking

Heavy Duty TruckingCalifornia Carrier Doubles CNG-Powered Fleet SizeHeavy Duty TruckingDespite the falloff in interest in CNG-powered trucks after diesel prices returned to “normal” levels, chief operating officer Charles Mellor said Matheson Trucking remains dedicated to a policy of increasing the use of clean energy fuels to improve …Matheson Trucking Doubles Number of CNG Vehicles in Expanded …NGT Newsall 3 news articles »

Ill Winds: New Rules Could Hamstring Vermont Wind Power – Seven Days

Seven DaysIll Winds: New Rules Could Hamstring Vermont Wind PowerSeven DaysPhil Scott, another opponent of large-scale wind, has given the rules his seal of approval. Asked at a May 31 press conference whether they amount to a ban on wind turbines, he responded, “I think it will help a great deal … I think we’ll have less …