Don’t pull out your fall wardrobe just yet. Southern California will feel more like summer than autumn Monday, thanks to triple-digit temperatures and powerful Santa Ana winds for most of the day. The mercury could reach 103 degrees in Burbank, 101 in Long Beach, 104 in Riverside and 105 in Azusa,...
On September 27, the US District Court of Appeals in Washington DC will hear arguments over the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, which dictates carbon-cutting standards for states based on their greenhouse gas emissions. TheShow More Summary
Enel Green Power North America is celebrating the fact that they are nearing having 1 GW of wind energy capacity in Oklahoma alone. According to a recent announcement from Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA), a leading owner andShow More Summary
DONG Energy and SmartWind Technologies have announced that the world’s first radar for offshore wind power is now delivering three-dimensional data on the wind flow in the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm region. This is a ‘firstShow More Summary
Wind and solar power enjoy a decade of massive growth: World Energy Council Anmar Frangoul, 20 September 2016 (CNBC) "Renewable sources of power including hydroelectric and solar represent around 30 percent of the world's total capacity...Show More Summary
The energy landscape in Europe is changing rapidly and the percentage of renewables is steadily increasing. For example, in Germany, solar and wind power provided an average of 33% of the total electricity production in 2015. And the phase-out of nuclear power, as part of the country's energy transition or Energiewende, will result in the expansion of the local electricity grid.
Powerful winds blew across Southern California on Thursday, knocking out power and downing trees, giving a preview to a weekend that was forecast to bring soaring temperatures, low humidity and Santa Ana winds. The mixture of weather — coupled with the effects of the years-long drought — will elevate...
Cattle graze in a pasture against a backdrop of wind turbines which are part of the 155 turbine Smoky Hill Wind Farm near Vesper, Kan., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) While legal experts are debating EPA’s Clean Power Plan in Washington next Tuesday, the U.S. business community is galloping [...]
There are 23 wind farms in Colorado — most on private land — and wind energy provides more than 14 percent of the state’s electricity, enough to power 681,000 homes.
Powerful winds, low humidity and landscapes left very dry from years of drought could create critical fire danger conditions in the Southland this week, starting Wednesday, forecasters said. Gusty, northerly “sundowner” winds, with gusts up to 40 mph, are expected to begin Wednesday evening along...
The Wind Power and Renewables division of German multinational Siemens will provide four 7 MW wind turbines with accompanying new offshore wind innovations to a pilot offshore wind project being developed in northern Denmark. Nissum Bredning...Show More Summary
Self-Sustaining Micro Digs Girl, bye! I’m gettin’ me an Ecocapsule. It’s the first truly independent house, powered by solar and wind energy! Because of its small size, it can...
Lightweight, collapsible, and quick to deploy, this little wind generator might be a viable off-grid portable power source in places where solar isn't appropriate.
What does the future hold for wind energy? Researchers around the world use increasingly sophisticated models in an attempt to predict the future of energy—considering technology deployment, grid integration, costs, and more. Using powerful...Show More Summary
Although wave-generated power could meet a quarter of America's energy needs, the technology lags other renewables such as wind and solar. But the U.S. Navy has established a test site in Hawaii, where power from floating devices travels a mile through undersea cables to Oahu's power grid—the first wave-induced electricity online in the U.S.
People Will Pay To Fight Climate Change More are willing to pay to fight climate change, survey says Bill Loveless, September 18, 2016 (USA Today) “…[A new survey] found that 65% of Americans think climate change is a problem that the...Show More Summary
Originally published on IEEFA. By Seth Feaster, IEEFA data analyst Wind power has rapidly become a significant source of electricity in the U.S., doubling its share of generation in just five years, to 4.9 percent in 2015. The extremely...Show More Summary
By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Not only is the fuel for wind power free, but the turbines are getting cheaper and cheaper, a trend that experts think will accelerate.
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – The Iowa Utility Board has approved a $3 bn. MidAmerica wind farm project which will be the country’s largest, due to come on…
Season 3 of Power is winding down and a few spoilers suggest that things will get pretty intense in the upcoming episode. While fans have been watching Ghost struggle to keep his family safe while working to get out of the drug business. Show More Summary