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

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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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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

Wind Power Giant Vestas Launches Venture Capital Fund

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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.

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.

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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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 EfficiencyBetween video calls, collaboration applications and streaming services, data centers are working overdrive.

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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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

5 Reasons Renewable Energy Benefits Water Quality

Green Living Guy

Everyone knows renewable energy helps the Earth, but it does more than reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. If you don’t know how renewable energy benefits water quality, this guide will teach you everything you.

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.

Offshore wind is gearing up for liftoff

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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.

Builder of Saudi Aramco oil rigs plans to expand into wind power

Renewable Energy World

An Abu Dhabi-based company that builds drilling platforms for oil giant Saudi Aramco plans to diversify into renewable energy by supplying gear for offshore wind farms. Wind Power Project Development Asset Management Offshore

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.

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.

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.

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

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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.

Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

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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.

INEOS agrees the largest ever industrial wind power purchase contract in Belgium with ENGIE

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• The 10-year deal will reduce INEOS’ carbon footprint by 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2.

Celebrating the Achievements of Wind Power on Global Wind Day

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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 is key to our energy mix because it reduces fossil fuel use which combats climate change and contributes to cleaner air. There is now more than 591GW of wind power capacity installed globally in 91 countries, with continued growth predicted.

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

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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.

Clean energy investment set to hit $2.6 trillion this decade

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The global energy supply is turning greener. News Hydropower Wind Power Solar

Shetland wind power set to reach UK mainland via new HVDC link

Business Green

A major renewable energy infrastructure project is to bring wind power from Shetland to the UK mainland via Europe's first multi-terminal high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) interconnection, the firms behind the development announced yesterday.

How Renewable Energy Benefits Water Quality

Green Living Guy

Everyone knows renewable energy helps the Earth, but it does more than reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. If you don’t know how renewable energy benefits water quality, this guide will teach you everything you.

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.

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

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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. The agreement is also a major milestone for the Danish wind developer, marking the biggest fixed-price power deal it has signed to date with a corporate customer in the UK.

What Renewable Energy Is Most Cost-Effective by Region?

Green Living Guy

These are power sources like crude oil and natural gas that we use to sustain ourselves. Fortunately, we can turn to renewable energy alternatives that work similarly — and are better for the planet. The post What Renewable Energy Is Most Cost-Effective by Region?

Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement: Traceability and Energy Provenance

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Corporate renewable energy procurement is booming. Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Renewable Energy Sources Energy Efficiency Energy Grid renewable energy Solar Wind powerIn 2019, over 400 companies committed to science-based targets. If companies hit their 2030 targets, the demand.

Engie's renewables chief on scaling corporate contracts, hydrogen hopes and offshore wind

GreenBiz

How do you add 9 gigawatts of solar and wind in the next three years? Energy & Climate Power Purchase Agreements Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power The GreenBiz InterviewYou turn to corporate buyers, universities, hospitals and cities to commit to at least half that capacity.

?Scandlines installs Norsepower’s wind-powered rotor sail on hybrid ferry

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Operating between Germany and Denmark, the M/V Copenhagen belongs to Scandlines’ already-existing fleet of hybrid ferries , which combines diesel and battery power. Since 2013, the ferry operator has invested more than €300 million in building and retrofitting ferries from conventional diesel to hybrid power. When wind conditions are favorable, it enables the electric propulsion thrusters and center propeller to be throttled back, reducing emissions.

Dow embraces circularity. and fossil fuels

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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.

Global wind power grows by more than 60GW in 2019

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But Global Wind Energy Council forced to revise its forecasts for 2020 and beyond as coronavirus fallout continues. The wind power industry enjoyed its second biggest growth year in history in 2019, adding 60.4GW of new onshore and offshore capacity amid surging demand for clean energy worldwide, latest data from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has revealed. GWEC, too, is therefore likely to downgrade its predictions for wind power in 2020.

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

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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.". Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power Energy