This might make good dessert talk: By global standards, the Block Island Wind Farm is a tiny project, just five turbines capable of powering about 17,000 homes. Yet many people are hoping its completion, with the final blade bolted into place at the end of last week, will mark the...
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The five-turbine farm off Rhode Island’s coast is expected to be supplying first homes by the end of the year
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found in Asian forests, is another reason to save these important ecosystems. Source Pinterest Forests:...Show More Summary
Windmills have been used to generate electricity since the 1880s, but only in the past decade has the U.S. wind industry really started to take off. Two recently released reports capture major trends in this flourishing sector, in the U.S. Show More Summary
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2015 Wind Technologies Market Report Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger, et. al., August 2016 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary Annual wind power capacity additions in the United States surged in 2015 and are projected to continue at a rapid clip in the coming five years. Show More Summary
By Meteor Blades A study commissioned by the Financial Times shows that the planet’s 20 largest national economies generated 8% of their electricity from renewable energy — solar, wind, and other green power sources — in 2015, up from 4.6% in 2010. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - General Electric plans to submit a bid as early as Thursday to acquire French wind power group Adwen, jointly owned by Spain's Gamesa and France's Areva, weekly magazine La Lettre de l'Expansion reported on Monday. Sources told Reuters in July that General Electric and German wind turbine maker Senvion were preparing bids for Adwen. Show More Summary
A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy.
While the A-List celebrities of the renewables world such as solar and wind often get the headlines, particularly here in the UK, there are plenty of other energy sources that have the power to transform our world and lower our collective carbon footprint.
by Phillip Inman (TheGuardian) Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The word from inside No 10 is not clear yet, but there are so many Tories, including...Show More Summary
Britain's vast national gamble on wind power may yet pay off Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, 14 August 2016 (UK Telegraph) “…Opposition to wind power from the conservative press, Tory backbenchers, and free market economists dates] to the 1990s...Show More Summary
The US uses an astounding amount of energy: about 97 quadrillion BTUs, or about 18% of world's total energy consumption. And demand is only going to increase over time. The majority of the energy the country generates — which powersShow More Summary
Heavy winds pull down trees and power lines and lightning strikes homes.
Three wind turbines from the Deepwater Wind project off Block Island, R.I., are viewed Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. Deepwater Wind's $300 million five-turbine wind farm off Block Island is expected to be operational this fall.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Deepwater Wind is attaching blades this week to the last of five massive, 6 [...]
Britain’s renewable energy industry is getting a huge boost, as the government just approved a second phase of the Hornsea offshore wind farm to add 1,800 megawatts of wind power capacity. The plans for Hornsea Project Two, which have...Show More Summary
by Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) Britain could scrap the 18 billion-pound ($23 billion) nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point and get the same amount of electricity from offshore wind turbines for roughly the same investment. That’sShow More Summary
Originally published on The Conversation. By Dani Alexander and Chris Dunstan Australia’s energy watchdog, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), has issued a stark warning: more wind and solar power will demand new approaches to avoid interruptions to electricity supply. Show More Summary
Researchers at the University of Delaware have concluded in a new report that the offshore winds in the waters of the northeastern United States might be “more powerful, yet more turbulent than expected.” The findings were publishedShow More Summary