US Wind Power Plants Show Little Decline With Age

CleanTechnica

Wind turbines, however, show a refined aging that suffers little efficiency loss over time. Some days if feels like things aren't made to last. Cell phone replacements, for one — how many does one have to have?

Central USA Set Several Wind Power Records In Spring

CleanTechnica

Earlier this year, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), the regional transmission organization that manages the electric grid for much of the central United States, set records for the highest share of electricity demand supplied by wind power in both a single-hour period (72%) and a full day (62%).

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Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

CleanTechnica

New wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns.

And Now For Something Completely Different: Wind Power That Tilts

CleanTechnica

Wind power comes back to the shipping industry, with spinning "sails" that can duck under low bridges and power lines, too. Clean Power Clean Transport Shipping Wind Energy A.P.

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

Wind Power & Hydropower Race To Crush Coal For COVID-19 Recovery

CleanTechnica

With or without solar, wind power and hydropower are racing to crush coal for electricity generation as the COVID-19 recovery takes shape. Clean Power Hydroelectric Wind Energy Avangrid Electricity Energy Maine New Mexico PNM Rocky Mountain Power united states US wyoming

Wind Power Returns To Oceangoing Cargo Ships, Finally

CleanTechnica

Wind power finally comes home to roost in the maritime industry as cargo ships set sail with high tech renewable energy on board. Clean Power Clean Transport Shipping Wind Energy co2 emissions Finland Maersk Norsepower Renewable Energy VPLP Wärtsilä

Steady, Reliable Wind Power Wins Over Coal-Crazy Missouri

CleanTechnica

Wind power, not coal power, will anchor a new industrial park in Sedalia, Missouri with the help of a new federally funded rail connection (socialism!). Clean Power Green Economy Wind Energy Evergy Grain Belt Express Missouri Nucor

3 Gigawatt Wind Power Project In Wyoming Moves Closer To Approval

CleanTechnica

If the huge Wyoming wind farm is completed, it will be the largest in the US. The company developing it is the Power Company of Wyoming LLC. The company's Director of Communications is Kara Choquette; she answered some questions about the wind power project for CleanTechnica.

Facebook Signs 200 Megawatt Wind Power Purchase Agreement In Texas

CleanTechnica

American online social media giant Facebook has signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Apex Clean Energy for 200 megawatts (MW) of the 525 MW Aviator Wind project set to be built in Coke County, Texas. .

Mastering Wind Power

Eco-Business

Mastering Wind Power

Way To Dump All The Good News About Wind Power On A Friday Afternoon, DOE

CleanTechnica

Three new reports from the Department of Energy chart the rise of wind power in the USA, undercutting the Commander-in-Chief's promises to coal miners.

Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants

CleanTechnica

How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa's film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident. Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore.

Solar & Wind Energy Sites Mapped Globally

CleanTechnica

I read story after story of emerging renewable energy plants, so it was surprising to find out that there had been little mapped information on where all of the wind and solar power infrastructure lived — until now.

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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.

Nearly 85% Of Power Capacity Added In India In Q1 2020 Was From Solar & Wind

CleanTechnica

All new power generation capacity added in India in the quarter ending March 2020 was from non-thermal technologies. The new capacity was dominated by solar power, followed by wind power.

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

General Mills Commits To 100% Renewable Electricity Globally By 2030

CleanTechnica

Clean Power Wind Energy 100% renewable energy commitment general mills Renewable Energy wind powerIn April, General Mills set a goal to source 100% renewable electricity by 2030 as part of the RE100 global corporate initiative.

Solar Costs & Wind Costs So Low They’re Cheaper Than *Existing* Coal & Nuclear — Lazard LCOE Report

CleanTechnica

A brief decade held considerable cost-efficiency gains in wind and solar. These sustainable technologies are now more cost-effective than any other power generation technologies in general, according to Lazard. Solar and wind technologies simply make more sense.

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

Debunking Manhattan Institute’s “The ‘New Energy Economy’: An Exercise In Magical Thinking” — Part One

CleanTechnica

China drops electricity subsidy price for offshore wind power

Renewable Energy World

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (the NDRC) issued a Circular on Policies of Improving the Electricity Price for On-Grid Wind Power (the Circular) at the end of May 2019. According to the Circular, the price of electricity from offshore wind power projects is cut to 0.8

Indian Railways Accelerates Toward A Solar Future With New Tenders

CleanTechnica

These steps include the issuance of tenders for large-scale solar power projects and the commissioning of a first-of-its-kind project to use solar power for trains' traction systems. .

UK wind power enjoys record-busting weekend

Business Green

On Sunday afternoon wind power provided 38 per cent of the UK's electricity

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. added 7,588 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity in 2018 which is 21 percent of all new U.S.

Enel Expands Renewable Energy Platform In US & Chile

CleanTechnica

Enel Green Power is pushing forward with wind and solar power plans despite the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy bifacial solar panels Chile Enel Enel Green Power US wind power in Texas

10+ Years in Cleantech

CleanTechnica

A decade ago, wind power was already basically cost-competitive with conventional power sources, utility-scale solar was significantly more expensive but starting to bloom, and electric vehicles were hardly a blip on the horizon and basically unknown to most of us.

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

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.

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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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

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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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.

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.

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.

This Texas port city is a big fan of wind logistics

GreenBiz

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

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

Renewables: Total Expands in Wind Power in France with the acquisition of Global Power Wind France

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Total, through Total Quadran - its 100% renewable developer and producer in France, acquires 100% of Global Wind Power (GWP) France, a company with a 1000-megawatt (MW) portfolio of onshore wind projects, including 250 MW scheduled to come on stream by 2025

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

Solar Power World

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.

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.

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.

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

GreenBiz

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

Siemens Gamesa’s flagship 14 MW turbine to power 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind power project in the UK

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• Conditional order from innogy to use 100 units of new Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine pending final investment decision; service agreement included. • The project will have the capacity to generate enough electricity to power more than 1.2