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National lab: Wind power has become historically low-cost – Into the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)

Into the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)National lab: Wind power has become historically low-costInto the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)Talk about good timing: Building on our first-ever American Wind Week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) released its annual Wind Technologies Market Report today. LBNL’s findings confirm that U.S. wind …Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016Energy.gov (press release)Distributed wind power keeps spinning, growingEurekAlert (press release)Annual Wind Power Report Confirms Technology Advancements, Improved Project Performance, and Low Wind …Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryEarth911.com -Newsdayall 24 news articles »

A smarter way to analyze wind power’s merits – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore SunA smarter way to analyze wind power’s meritsBaltimore SunMr. Borlick’s main point is that offshore wind cost and performance need to be derived from a whole system concept. The root flaw in the PSC assessment is the assumption that wind farms and fossil-fuel plants are interchangeable. The science shows that …

Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016 – Energy.gov (press release)

Energy.gov (press release)Energy Department Reports: Wind Energy Continues Rapid Growth in 2016Energy.gov (press release)WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy Department today released three wind market reports demonstrating continued growth in wind energy nationwide. America’s wind industry added more than 8,200 megawatts (MW) of capacity last year, representing 27 …National lab: Wind power has become historically low-costInto the Wind – The AWEA Blog (blog)Distributed Wind Power Keeps Spinning, GrowingECNmag.comAnnual Wind Power Report Confirms Technology Advancements, Improved Project Performance, and Low Wind …Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryNewsday -North American Windpower -E&E Newsall 25 news articles »

Wind power cuts into Nebraska’s increasing use of coal – Marketplace.org

Marketplace.orgWind power cuts into Nebraska’s increasing use of coalMarketplace.orgWhile it is true that Nebraskans love their corn, turns out they also love their coal. Nebraska is the only state in the lower 48 using more coal for generating electricity than it did a decade ago. That’s an important statistic considering President …and more »

SGRE completes 210-metre turbine in Thailand – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)SGRE completes 210-metre turbine in ThailandWindpower Monthly (subscription)Installed on 153-metre towers and with 56-metre blades, SGRE claims the 210-metre tip height is the tallest for onshore wind turbines anywhere on the continent. The project was built by PowerChina ZhongNan for local engineering firm Gunkul. SGRE will …Siemens Gamesa installs Asia’s tallest wind turbinesReutersSiemens Gamesa Claims Tallest Wind Turbines In AsiaNorth American WindpowerAsia’s tallest wind turbines almost ready to go to workBangkok PostWindpower Engineering (press release) -Renewables Now (subscription)all 9 news articles »

GE wins Willogoleche supply deal – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)GE wins Willogoleche supply dealWindpower Monthly (subscription)The 118.4MW Willogoleche project is 160 kilometres north of Adelaide and due online in mid-2018. Construction services will be provided by Catcon. Willogoleche will be Engie’s second wind site in Australia, following the completion of the 46MW, 23 …GE & ENGIE Partner On 119 Megawatt South Australian Wind FarmCleanTechnicaall 2 news articles »

UK greenlights ScottishPower’s offshore wind farm – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukUK greenlights ScottishPower’s offshore wind farmTelegraph.co.ukThe Government has given the green light to a major offshore wind farm which could prove to be the cheapest yet in UK waters. Greg Clark, the Business and Energy Secretary, granted ScottishPower planning permission to build the second phase of its East …East Anglia Three offshore wind farm gets planning approvalBBC NewsGreen light for Scottish Power’s new Norfolk wind farmThe TimesGovernment approves East Anglia Three offshore wind farm schemeAberdeen Evening Expresswww.businessgreen.comall 18 news articles »

Batteries included: Deepwater Wind proposes Mass. plan that could make wind power more reliable – The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalBatteries included: Deepwater Wind proposes Mass. plan that could make wind power more reliableThe Providence JournalDeepwater Wind’s current proposal — a 144-megawatt wind farm of 24 turbines, backed by a 40-megawatt battery storage facility — was announced in response to a request for clean energy proposals in Massachusetts. [The Providence Journal, file / Sandor …Plans unveiled for largest offshore wind & energy storage combinationWindpower Engineering (press release)Global Small Wind Turbines Market Segment By Applications On-Grid, Off-GridTopExaminer (press release)Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore windClimate Action ProgrammeEnergyOnline -Markets Insiderall 17 news articles »

Letter: Wind power represents economic stability – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls Argus LeaderLetter: Wind power represents economic stabilitySioux Falls Argus LeaderSouth Dakota Farmers Union believes wind energy is bringing opportunities to communities across South Dakota, despite the incorrect assertions in Sherri Lange’s July 22 letter to the editor commentary in the Argus Leader. We fear circulation of false …

Scotland’s wind power breaks renewable energy record – My9NJ

My9NJScotland’s wind power breaks renewable energy recordMy9NJWhen it comes to renewable energy, Scotland is blowing the rest of the world away. The country smashed a record this year by generating enough energy to power the equivalent of 124 percent of its households between January and June — solely through …Consultative panel reviews wind energy programme executionOutlook IndiaMonitor the quality of power distribution infra and fix accountability: MPsETEnergyworld.comGE and Envenergy working on Largest wind farm in USDigital Journalall 9 news articles »

Wind power’s virtues should not be ignored – Baltimore Sun

Wind power’s virtues should not be ignoredBaltimore SunThank you, Del. Ben Kramer, for setting the record straight by reminding us why the two offshore wind projects recently approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission will be a blessing (no disguise about it) for Maryland, the country and the …

Germany’s Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power project – Reuters

ReutersGermany’s Siemens wins tender for Turkish wind power projectReutersANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey picked Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) as the winning bidder for a $1 billion wind power project on Thursday, a sign Ankara wants to keep business separate from the widening diplomatic row between the NATO allies. Relations …Germany’s Siemens Wins Tender for Turkish Wind Power Project …New York TimesTurkish-German consortium awarded $1B worth wind power plant contractDaily SabahSiemens and Turkish partners win billion-dollar wind energy tenderHurriyet Daily Newsall 13 news articles »

No more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposal – CBC.ca

CBC.caNo more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposalCBC.caNova Scotia’s grid can’t absorb any more wind power, the province’s energy minister says, even if it had access to electricity that under a major new proposal would be generated here and exported to the United States. Last week, Emera Inc. revealed a …