Wind Power Returns To Oceangoing Cargo Ships, Finally

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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

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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

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“Red” Nebraska Is Ready For Its Wind Power Closeup

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Nebraska is flexing its wind power muscles as the political divide over renewable energy succumbs to the power of the almighty dollar. Clean Power Onshore Wind Farms Wind Energy Lincoln Clean Energy Nebras Power nebraska Ørsted

3 Gigawatt Wind Power Project In Wyoming Moves Closer To Approval

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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. .

Get Ready For A Rural America Wind Power Renaissance

CleanTechnica

US President* Donald Trump will leave office, one way or another, with a strong wind power legacy for rural America, whether he likes it or not.

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.

UK wind power enjoys record-busting weekend

Business Green

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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: European wind power project delays likely, trade body warns

Business Green

The European wind power sector is braced for potential economic headwinds in the wake of the escalating coronavirus outbreak, with trade body WindEurope today warning that some supply chains are already being hit by delays.

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.

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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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

648 MW of wind power capacity to be purchased by AES Colombia

Renewable Energy World

This week, DNV GL said that it acted as a technical advisor to the energy company AES Colombia during its planned purchase of the Jemeiwaa Kai portfolio of wind power projects. DNV GL carried out an independent analysis of the La Guajira wind farms wind and power generation regime.

?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.

Clean energy investment set to hit $2.6 trillion this decade

Renewable Energy World

News Hydropower Wind Power SolarThe global energy supply is turning greener.

UK leads Europe on new wind power as global turbine market enjoys boom

Business Green

Britain added more onshore and offshore wind capacity than any other country in Europe last year at 2.8GW, latest industry figures show. All three countries only built onshore wind farms in 2019. And the growth needs to come from both offshore and onshore wind.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Estée Lauder gives energy supply a face lift with major wind power deal

Business Green

Cosmetics company inks 22MW Virtual Power Purchase Agreement to supply more than half its electricity needs

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.

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.".

U.S. wind energy prices are at historical lows, DOE report says

Renewable Energy World

The national average price of wind power purchase agreements dropped to below 2 cents/kWh in 2018, according to the annual Wind Technologies Market Report released by the U.S. Wind Power News

On the brink of blackouts, Texas makes case for power plant boom

Renewable Energy World

It may be time to start building power plants in Texas again. Energy Efficiency News Wind Power Solar

Wind Industry Experiences Third Strongest Year on Record With 9,143 MW of Wind Power Added to U.S. Grid

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Additional AWEA 2019 Q4 Market Report Highlights: • Wind Farm Construction and Advanced Development Pipeline Up 24% Year-over-Year, representing potential $62 billion in new investment. Rapidly growing Offshore Wind Development Now Accounts for 17% of Development Pipeline, while East Coast States Announced 16 GW in New Offshore Wind Targets. Demand for Wind Power sets new record as Utilities and Businesses Announce 8,726 MW in Power Purchase Agreements.

The energy transition is underway: 10 charts tell the story

Renewable Energy World

News Hydropower Storage Bioenergy Wind Power Solar GeothermalThe renewable energy transition promises to reduce carbon emissions, but it’s happening at different speeds around the world.

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Google spending billions on data centers in renewable energy rich regions

Renewable Energy World

Energy Efficiency News Hydropower Wind PowerAlphabet Inc.’s s Google said it would invest 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to expand its data center infrastructure in the Netherlands.

Driven by China, global investment in clean energy falls

Renewable Energy World

News Hydropower Storage Energy Efficiency Bioenergy Wind Power SolarWorldwide investments in clean energy projects have hit a six-year low.

In battle to break up utilities, Arizona steps to the front line

Renewable Energy World

Wind Power Solar NewsOf all the efforts to break up utility monopolies in the U.S., the one unfolding in Arizona may be the most important to watch.

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 Interview