State Emergency Service of Ukraine said that Sleet and high winds caused power outages in over 300 Ukrainian towns and villages on Sunday night.
In today’s connected world, cellular service is often more ubiquitous than the power needed to charge the phones. A few years ago, a post here at Make pointed me to a story about the creation of a simple hydroelectric generator...Show More Summary
ATLANTIC CITY — Just off this city’s famous coastline is one of the windiest stretches of the Mid-Atlantic, where constant breezes can fill a sail or — in theory — turn the blades of a wind turbine. It’s a place the state’s Republican governor invoked in 2010 in pledging to make New Jersey a wind superpower. Read full article >>
Industry groups are pushing the Government to concede to the Clean Energy Council's compromise offer on the Renewable Energy Target with backbenchers adding to the call. But will environmental groups hold Labor back from such a deal - a move which would condemn large-scale renewables investment to the deep freeze.
Heavy rainfall in Costa Rica has caused a spike in hydroelectric production this year. Together with green energy from sources like geothermal, wind, solar and biomass, the power glut means the Central American country's energy utilities haven't needed to burn a single gallon of fossil fuel in 2015. Show More Summary
A downed power line caused a blackout in parts of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic, causing the area to lose cell phone service and limiting power supplies.
Georgetown, a small town in Texas has announced its ambitious intention to completely rely on renewable energy sources and ditch the usage of fossil fuels to power its homes and businesses. Earlier this month, Costa Rica attested the...Show More Summary
Striving for the utmost in timekeeping precision, Arnold & Son’s new Constant Force Tourbillon is designed to eliminate inaccuracies introduced by variances in the power that is supplied to the regulator as the mainspring winds down....Show More Summary
World Wind Energy Market Update 2015; International Wind Energy Development: 2015–2019 1Q 2015 (Navigant Research) “After a dismal 2013, when worldwide wind power installations fell by 20%, the wind energy industry rebounded strongly in 2014. Show More Summary
At the end of last year, on a leased property two hours southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan, Deep Earth Energy Corp. began preparations for Canadas first geothermal power plant. Unlike other renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, geothermal energy runs 24/7, and isnt subject to seasonal variations as with hydroelectric. Show More Summary
Dow Chemical's recent purchase of 200 MW of wind power output to run a Texas chemical factory illustrates the rapidly-changing US energy landscape What Dow Chemical’s Huge Wind Deal Says About Our Energy Landscape was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
CALIFORNIA IS 1ST STATE TO GET 5% POWER FROM BIG SOLAR California first state to generate more than 5% of electricity from utility-scale solar Allen McFarland, March 24, 2015 Energy Information Administration California is the firstShow More Summary
Strong winds whipped across Southern California on Tuesday night, toppling trees -- including one that fell onto a moving car -- and causing widespread power outages.
As the trade winds that blow across the seas are always in flux, so too are the diaper-buying trends of parents around the world. A powerful metaphor? Yes. Read more...
About 3,000 customers in West Hollywood lost power Tuesday night due to high winds in the area, officials said.
Tom Johnson at NJSpotlight writes New Jersey Invests in Backup Storage for Solar Power and Wind Energy Systems: The state is funding more than a dozen projects to help make solar and wind power more reliable by providing backup energy-storage...Show More Summary
Worldwide, clean energy is going gangbusters. Fueled by Chinas prodigious panel manufacturing, the price of solar is plunging and installation is booming. 2014 was the biggest year for solar, ever, period. And wind power is reaching grid parity with (read: its just as cheap as) fossil fuels in many regions. Show More Summary
The all-new Blue Freedom kit offers yet another alternative to solar panels, fuel cells, muscle-powered dynamos, wind turbines, AC-charged back-up batteries and other portable power solutions. "The world's smallest hydropower plant"Show More Summary
SOLAR BRINGS JOBS With increased demand for solar power, green job opportunities return Fabian Graber, March 23, 2015 (Richmond Confidential) “…[The] first solar electric system in the [historic Atchison Village in Richmond, CA, is being installed. Show More Summary
The Switch, a supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet (PM) generator and full-power converter packages for wind power and other renewable energy applications,