Cyclone-force winds and flash floods have left 215,000 homes without power
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cyclone-strength winds, huge seas, torrential rain and flash flooding battered Australia's east coast on Tuesday, leaving one woman critically injured and more than 100,000 homes without power.
Damaging winds and violent storms with large hail bring down trees and power lines across the Deep South.
You’ll belive a basset hound can fly in this hilarious commercial for Greek communications company WIND that promotes their high speed internet service by envisioning the huge gale force winds created by its power.
China continued to deploy wind power at a remarkable rate, installing an estimated 23.3 GW in 2014, a 45% increase over 2013. China accounted for 45% of the 51 GW installed globally in 2014, representing $94.6 billion in revenue. read more
A case winding its way through the courts provides the Supreme Court with a new vehicle for expanding the power of religious employers to deny health coverage. The post Hobby Lobby Part II Is Barreling Towards The Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The European Commission announced approval on Thursday for Germany to invest nearly 30 billion euros into the development of 20 offshore wind farms, following the country’s decision to back away from nuclear power and focus on renewables. Show More Summary
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The rise of renewable energy is delivering a boost to Europe's declining power market as traders get busy in short term deals to juggle unpredictable supplies of wind and solar.
Originally published on RMI Outlet by David Labrador Utility-scale solar and wind power is the best source of cheap, large-scale renewable energy. If you’re just reading the 2015 headlines it can seem as though corporations are surging into that market. Show More Summary
Dan Simmons | (BBC Click) – “The floating wind turbine that could help provide power to remote communities. The helium-filled device, known as The Bat, can adjust its height to take advantage…
Here is another article that looks at the true costs of generating electricity from wind. As I have noted in many previous Coalblog posts, we consistently hear how wind generation has achieved “cost parity” with fossil fuels. However, a closer … Continue reading ?
A new Ecomodernist Manifesto outlines an aspirational and important brand of modern environmentalism. Yet excluding wind energy from their vision of a modern energy future is a mistake. Here's why anyone claiming the mantle of "ecomodernism" or "ecopragmatism" should embrace wind energy... read more
Carbon emissions from US power stations in 2015 are set to drop to their lowest level for 20 years, as wind, solar and gas replace coal
Enel Green Power is fast emerging as one of the leading renewable energy project developers in South Africa following its huge success in the last 2 rounds of auction under the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme. Show More Summary
The developer behind the planned 448 megawatt (MW) Neart na Goithe offshore wind energy project off the coast of eastern Scotland, Mainstream Renewable Power, is aiming to deliver the cheapest offshore wind power price in the world — via the use of a couple of innovative new technologies and strategic solutions. Show More Summary
Some of the biggest names in business are investing in wind power, locking in low prices as the cost of of wind energy drops by more than half in just the last five years. “Successful brands and businesses increasingly see low-cost wind power as a great value,” said American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom […]
The state Senate just passed legislation to repeal policies that have helped make Texas the biggest wind energy producer in the country. The post Lawmakers Threaten To Throw Out Everything That Has Made Texas A Wind Power Leader appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Weather could power the next generation of smart windows. A team of researchers working at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created glass that tints by harvesting energy from wind and rain. They have published a description of their work and the glass they have produced in their paper published in ACS Nano. The Abstract […]
Enessere Hercules ENESSERE Hercules Wind Generator is a vertical axis wind turbine that converts kinetic wind power into clean electricity. Titanium, wood, carbon fiber, and marine-grade stainless steel were used to create a design via efforts of
Team green energy recently scored another goal in the ongoing match for power affordability supremacy, when a recent analysis showed wind energy is already cheaper than both gas and nuclear power. The analysis, done by energy consultant Mike Parr, at on