[...] a spokeswoman said Friday that will not delay the start-up and the other turbines will begin delivering power for the grid within days. Meaghan Wims said the testing phase is complete and commercial operations can begin soon.
There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power.
As cold Santa Ana gusts reached 60 mph by early Friday in the Los Angeles County mountains, forecasters warned this was just a preview for a more powerful wind event. Strong Santa Ana winds will howl through Los Angeles and Ventura counties on Friday and Saturday, with gusts expected to reach 80...
One of the biggest challenges to wider adoption of wind and solar power is how to store the excess energy they often produce.
(University of Chicago) One of the biggest challenges to wider adoption of wind and solar power is how to store the excess energy they often produce.A technology developed at the University of Chicago, and now being commercialized by a University startup, is addressing the intermittent nature of these renewable sources. Show More Summary
Producing Wind Energy In The Ocean, No Turbines In Sight; President Trump hates offshore wind turbines. Maybe he'll like Accio's innovative new way to generate energy from ocean winds. Ben Schiller, November 29, 2016 (Co-Exist) “…InShow More Summary
The Canadian province of Alberta, known for its notoriously dirty oil sands, has just made a symbolically significant about-face on energy policy, with potentially major implications for North American wind power Alberta’s Tar SandsShow More Summary
India plans to add 12 GW solar power, 4 GW wind energy, 500 MW biomass-based power and 225 MW small hydro power capacity between April 2016 and March India Targets To Add 42.6 GW Renewable Energy Capacity Over Next 2 Years was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
The federal government doesn’t favor renewable projects over fossil fuels on public land. It should.
Texas grid operator ERCOT announced a new record for wind on Monday. For the first time, wind provided more than 15,000 megawatts of electricity to the state. The record wind on Sunday supplied an average of 41 percent of electricity throughout the day. Show More Summary
Assessing the Future of Distributed Wind: Opportunities for Behind-the-Meter Projects Eric Lantz, Benjamin Sigrin, Michael Gleason, Robert Preus, and Ian Baring-Gould, November 2106 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Wind power is one of the fastest growing sources of new electricity generation in the United States. Show More Summary
An 'Action Alert' sent out by leading community movement Power of Wind has called on the American people to tell the newly-elected US President Donald Trump of the importance of wind energy by sending a letter to his Transition Team. Power...Show More Summary
Survey of 163 of experts sees turbine size going up, costs coming down.
The International Energy Agency states that 2.5% of global electricity demand is today provided by wind power—and that figure is set to grow by 42% through to 2021. In Europe alone, according to the 2016 report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)…
RNE reports that Danish wind power generation is getting close to power demand on good days - Graph of the Day: Danish wind nears 100% of demand over weekend. Wind energy had a good run in Denmark over the weekend, with the nation’s wind farms at times generating enough electricity to meet demand over the course of Saturday, November 26.... Show More Summary
Wind in Morocco's sails as green energy revolution takes off November 16, 2016 (CNN) “…[Solar power is the obvious but not the only New Energy opportunity] in Morocco…For 80% of the year the wind blows at 17-20 miles per hour…[Big name...Show More Summary
Funds raised through green bonds issued by ReNew Power Ventures will be used to set up two wind energy projects. India’s ReNew Power Raises $74 Million In Green Bonds was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Hurricane Otto, a powerful storm packing winds of 175 kilometers (110 miles) per hour, moved onto land in southeast Nicaragua on Thursday, an emergency services official in neighboring Costa Rica said. The eye of the compact Category...Show More Summary
Wind and solar power are now sufficiently cost-competitive enough in the U.S. to withstand Trump's anti-climate stance.
High costs, slow recharging rates, and limited lifetimes restrict the utility of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, storing electricity from wind or solar power, and other applications. Scientists are resolving these deficiencies;...Show More Summary