Pros and Cons of Wind Power for the Home

U.S. Green Technology

Wind power is one of the largest sources of clean, renewable energy in the United States, and it’s only going to keep growing. By 2030, wind power is expected to produce 20% of the U.S. With wind already making its way into the mainstream energy grid, it’s.

Rooftop wind power might take off using a key principle of flight

GreenBiz

A new device could open more areas to wind production by using stationary airfoils instead of twirling turbines. Innovation Renewable Energy Wind Power

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Wind-powered hydrogen production plant commissioned in Germany

Renewable Energy World

Salzgitter AG, subsidiary Avacon and Linde have announced commissioning of the “Wind Hydrogen Salzgitter – WindH2” project, which will use wind energy to produce hydrogen. million euros from the federal funding for energy efficiency in the economy,” Feicht said.

7.39-MW wind power plant in Japan begins operation

Renewable Energy World

On March 2, sustainable infrastructure company Ichigo announced the completion of its 52 nd power plant, Ichigo Yonezawa Itaya ECO Power Plant (Ichigo Yonezawa). Ichigo Yonezawa is the company’s first wind plant, with all of its other projects being solar.

Introducing Oceanbird – the wind powered cargo vessel

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Energy & Emissions

More US wind power capacity was installed in 2020 than in any other year

Renewable Energy World

According to recent data released from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), in both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly.

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

Renewable Energy World

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. GW appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

Exciting Technological Trends To Watch in Renewable Energy Sectors

U.S. Green Technology

The US Energy Information Administration projects renewable energy sources will provide nearly half of the world’s electricity within the next three decades. Most of this, the EIA predicts, will come from solar, wind, and hydropower.

Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

GreenTechMedia

An energy technology that even Google parent company and tech behemoth Alphabet couldn’t get to work might finally achieve commercial takeoff this year. “Thanks to its specific advantages, airborne wind energy is set to play a vital role in achieving this objective.”

Mastering Wind Power

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Attendees will leave with an excellent understanding of all the key factors facing wind power developers and investors, from resource assessment and energy production complexities, through project development and planning challenges, to financial returns and risks

Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy

GreenBiz

COVID-19 Energy & Climate Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerWith the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted.

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Coronavirus, the stay-at-home workstyle, and cloud energy consumption

GreenBiz

Here’s some perspective on how much power that requires and why efficiency matters more than ever. COVID-19 Energy & Climate Information Technology Practical Magic Wind Power Energy Efficiency

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Corporate Customers Buying Record Amount of American Wind Power

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wind power last year. wind energy, enough to power more than five million American homesBusinesses purchased a record amount of U.S. In total, corporate buyers have signed contracts for nearly 17,000 megawatts (MW) of U.S.

Wind Power Giant Vestas Launches Venture Capital Fund

GreenTechMedia

Leading global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has launched a venture capital unit as it looks to stoke the energy transition. The goal is to learn from startups in its own sector and across the clean energy ecosystem.

Top Wind Power Producers Choose Pandell Software

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AWEA report reveals 20% of the biggest power-producing wind energy companies in the U.S. use Pandell’s integrated LandWorks & GIS software to gain operational efficiency

American Wind Power Moves Forward Despite Second Quarter Challenges

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The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) report reveals that many U.S. wind developers managed to get their projects over the finish line during the three-month period, despite the significant challenges associated with COVID-19

Utilities are the new cool

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Innovation resilience Solar Utilities Wind Power Energy StorageThriving in the age of climate change pivots around electricity, and that means electric utilities are at the center.

Could wind power the green recovery?

Business Green

As the industry predicts it can deliver 234GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030, the burgeoning wind energy sector it poised to play a critical role in the global economic recovery, creating around a million jobs in the process. Furthermore, 1GW of offshore wind power avoids 3.5

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: Don’t say Amazon isn’t doing anything — international PPAs on the rise

GreenBiz

Corporate Procurement European Union Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerThe corporate renewable procurements disclosed in the fourth quarter of 2019 were remarkable for being unremarkable.

Wärtsilä’s energy storage system will boost Mexico’s wind power capabilities

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Wärtsilä to provide a 10-megawatt (MW) energy storage system for the 50-MW Coromuel Wind Farm in La Paz, Mexico

Global Wind Power Growth Must Triple To Achieve Net Zero

Forbes Green Tech

The wind industry recorded its strongest year with a record 93GW of new capacity in 2020. Green Tech /green-tech Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business energyYet GWEC believes growth must triple over this next decade to have a chance at achieving 2050 net zero goals.

Offshore wind is gearing up for liftoff

GreenBiz

Clean Economy Clean Energy Electrification Energy & Climate Wind PowerThe source of electricity has enormous potential that has yet to be tapped in the U.S.

Google’s jaw-dropping renewable procurement proclamation

GreenBiz

Its new 1.6-gigawatt solar and wind portfolio represents almost as much capacity as all of last year's corporate deals, combined. Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power Renewable Energy Procurement

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

GreenBiz

appetite for renewable energy is creating opportunity across the Lone Star state in places such as Brownsville, Houston, Corpus Christi and Galveston. Energy & Climate Power Points Wind PowerThe U.S.

The Relationship Between Trees and Clean Energy

U.S. Green Technology

When you hear clean energy, your mind likely goes to solar and wind power. While many researchers have been looking for even more ways to create clean energy, they may not be considering one of the greenest of all.

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How a Single UK Turbine Could Prove a New Use Case for Wind Power

GreenTechMedia

A trial to test the concept of using a wind turbine to help smooth peaks and troughs in electricity supply and demand on the grid began earlier this month. ’s clean energy transition: grid constraint.

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

GreenBiz

trillion of clean energy investments. Renewable Energy Solar tax credits Wind PowerThere was impressive growth in renewables during the last decade, with about $2.6 But the market seems poised to transition from a sprint to a long-distance event.

Celebrating the Achievements of Wind Power on Global Wind Day

Green Market Oracle

June 15th is Global Wind Day, an opportunity to explore the power of wind energy to help reshape our energy systems, decarbonise our economies and boost jobs and growth. Wind energy contributed 6.5 is second only to China in wind power production.

Wind-powered pints: Huge turbine powers Budweiser brewery in Wales

Business Green

One of UK's largest onshore wind turbines installed to help directly power Budweiser's Magor brewery in South Wales.

What Is An Off-The-Grid Home System And How To Convert Your Home Into One

Green Living Guy

Globally, the need to embrace eco-friendly energy options are more evident than ever before. As a way of reducing greenhouse gases to save the planet, more people are now opting for an off-the-grid home system.

Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch

Green Living Guy

One that does check the health of wind turbines. The post Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch appeared first on Green Living Guy. To begin, final trials of listening devices or a ping monitor.

Renewable Energy for Residential Air Quality

Green Living Guy

The post Renewable Energy for Residential Air Quality appeared first on Green Living Guy. Air quality has dramatically improved over the years, but it’s still not up to healthy standards.

Vietnam’s trade ministry heeds calls to extend wind power tariff policy, submits proposal to government

Eco-Business

If signed, the extension will give the industry and investors the certainty and confidence needed to maintain wind energy momentum in the country, experts say

Nestlé UK bags 15-year wind power purchase agreement with Ørsted

Business Green

Deal with Race Point offshore wind farm will cover 50 per cent of Nestlé UK’s power consumption. Nestlé UK has inked a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Danish wind energy giant Ørsted, securing access to a 31MW share of a wind farm off the coast of Norfolk.

Could wind power's economic benefits have been underestimated?

Business Green

New socio-economic research from Oxford Brookes focused on an Aberdeen offshore wind farm suggests developer underestimated the value the project would have for local and Scotland-wide economies. It estimates every wind turbine in Europe generates on average of €10m of economic activity.

Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement: Traceability and Energy Provenance

CleanTech Group

Corporate renewable energy procurement is booming. Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Renewable Energy Sources Energy Efficiency Energy Grid renewable energy Solar Wind power

Dow embraces circularity. and fossil fuels

GreenBiz

Circular Economy chemical recycling Dow GreenBiz 20 Natural Gas Renewable Energy Solar Wind PowerDow is looking to lead on the circular economy — not so much on moving away from fossil fuels.

Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

AGreenLiving

Conceptually, the wind-powered cargo vessel is designed for car and truck shipments and will have the capacity to carry up to 7,000 cars at a time. Wallenius Marine, the company responsible for Oceanbird (along with the Royal Institute of Technology, SSPA and the Swedish Transport Administration), believes in the future of zero-emissions shipping using wind as the main energy source. Excerpt from: Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping.

Ways To Be More Eco-Friendly

Green Living Guy

From solar panels to wind turbines, there’s a lot of attention on reducing your carbon footprint. Become More Energy. One of the fastest changing industries for technology is related to the climate.

ENGIE North America's Ken Cowan on its transformation and integration of acquired companies

GreenBiz

Ken Cowan, vice president at ENGIE North America, says the energy company, which has a legacy in traditional energy sources, is committed to renewables, "both wind, solar and services to really meet our customers' needs.".

220-MW Grady Wind power facility in New Mexico now operational

Renewable Energy World

New Mexico’s newest wind power facility is now up and running. Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) announced it has completed construction and begun operations at its 220-MW Grady Wind facility located in Curry County, New Mexico. This is the third and final phase of a 544-MW suite of wind projects, which now represent the largest investment in clean power in the history of New Mexico, according to Pattern.

Global wind power grows by more than 60GW in 2019

Business Green

But Global Wind Energy Council forced to revise its forecasts for 2020 and beyond as coronavirus fallout continues. GWEC, too, is therefore likely to downgrade its predictions for wind power in 2020.

McDonald’s to buy 380 MW of Texas solar and wind power

Solar Power World

McDonald’s has signed two virtual PPAs, totaling 380 MW of renewable energy. The restaurant chain will purchase the power generated by Aviator Wind West and a utility-scale solar project, both in Texas. Facebook was reported in September as also buying a 200-MW segment of the Aviator Wind project.