Wind Energy

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:40:00 UTC

A Texas Renewable Energy Roundup As DistribuTECH Heads to San Antonio

On January 23, DistribuTECH, one of the fastest growing conferences and expos in the country is set to open. Affectionately called “DTECH” by those in the know, the show is designed to showcase innovation in the transmission and distribution space, which most Renewable Energy World readers know, is undergoing a mega-transformation as solar, energy storage and other forms of distributed energy resources have a growing presence on the grid

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:31:00 UTC

As Trump Tries to Bring Back Coal, EU Leaders Up Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency Targets

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted yesterday to approve and adopt a sweeping set of measures that will ensure the growth of renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and advanced biofuels in the region.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:41:00 UTC

Tesla’s Battery in Australia Is Surpassing Expectations

It’s just over one month since the Hornsdale Power Reserve was officially opened in South Australia. The excitement surrounding the project has generated acres of media interest, both locally and abroad.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:07:00 UTC

Google Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize

Google this week won the Zayed Future Energy Prize for Best Corporation. The award is a public endorsement of the giant corporation’s work in renewables and clean energy — the company has been carbon neutral since 2007.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:09:00 UTC

US Regulators Look to Europe for Offshore Wind Permitting Approach

The way that developers approach offshore wind project planning for permitting in the U.S. could follow the lead of Europe’s successful offshore industry.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:21:00 UTC

How Big Will Brazil's Wind Power Market Get?

In northeast Brazil, beyond the resorts and pristine beaches, lie some of the world’s best winds for generating electricity. Welcome to Serra Branca. It’s a wind generator’s heaven.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:27:00 UTC

New Commission to Tackle Energy Transformation Geopolitics

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) this week launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:44:36 UTC

6 Charts that Will Make You Optimistic About Clean Energy

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:44:35 UTC

The Temple of Turbine: Building Haliades for the Block Island Wind Farm

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:44:34 UTC

Meet the Recipients of the U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Awards

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 03:44:34 UTC

Take a Visual Tour of Vermont’s Kingdom Community Wind Project

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:54:00 UTC

Renewables in Middle East to Triple, but Gas Will Still Dominate, Says Siemens

The share of renewables in the Middle East energy mix is forecast to triple over the next 17 years — but natural gas will remain the dominant power source in the region. That’s one of the key findings of a new report published this week by Siemens.

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:35:00 UTC

Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020

The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, according to new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report also highlights that solar PV costs are expected to halve by 2020. The best onshore wind and solar PV projects could be delivering electricity for an equivalent of USD 3 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), or less within the next two years.… read more
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:05:00 UTC

Wind Developer Helps Cybersecurity Firm Raise $15 Million

Invenergy Future Fund, an investment fund linked to the largest closely held U.S. wind developer Invenergy LLC, provided funding for a cybersecurity technology provider, a sign of growing interest in protecting power plants from potential threats.


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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:53:00 UTC

Changing Energy Market Behind Delay of Contract for Maine’s 12-MW Floating Offshore Wind Project

Citing changes in the energy market, utility regulators in Maine have delayed a decision for a power contract that would allow development to move forward on a 12-MW floating wind farm in Maine waters.

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