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

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

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Gigawatt growth in the USA: Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind power project to date at 2.64 GW

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• Dominion Energy selects Siemens Gamesa for USA’s largest offshore wind power project to date • Long-term service and maintenance agreement included at site off the coast of Virginia • Installations of Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines expected to be completed by end of 2026

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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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

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.

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.

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.

Saudi Arabia set to build first wind farm

Renewable Energy World

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, is poised to start generating wind power within three years as part of an effort to harness renewable energy to cut local demand for fossil fuels. Energy Efficiency Onshore News Wind Power Solar

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, NextEra plan combined wind, solar, energy storage project

Renewable Energy World

News Energy Storage Solar Wind Storage Wind Power Renewable EnergyThe Skeleton Creek project will be located in three Oklahoma counties.

BNEF finds that hydrogen’s plunging price could boost its role in a carbon-free future

Renewable Energy World

News Wind Power Grid Scale Solar InfrastructureThe cost of producing hydrogen gas with renewables is likely to plummet in the coming decades, making one of the most radical technologies for reducing greenhouse gases economical.

Small Missouri utility proposes big pivot to clean energy in latest resource plan

Renewable Energy World

Energy Efficiency News Wind Power SolarMissouri’s smallest investor-owned utility is charting a dramatically different course two years after being acquired by new owners.

First major US offshore wind farm delayed by government

Renewable Energy World

The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts. Wind Power News Offshore

US wind power reaches milestone 100 gigawatts, 46 gigawatts more on the way

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Additional key findings of the US wind industry third quarter 2019 report include: • Strongest third quarter for wind installations on record with 1,927 MW newly online; • Near-term wind advanced development pipeline reaches record 46.5 GW; • Nearly 6,000 MW of offshore wind projects in advanced development

Australia hits 2020 large-scale renewables target

Renewable Energy World

Australasia News Utility Scale Wind Strategic Development Onshore Wind Power Solar Placement

Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. Announces Improvement with its Low-Cost, Solar Tracking System

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It is an improvement of the previous design of the 30% increase of energy production compared to similar kilowatt rated stationary units

BNEF: Energy to storage increase 122X by 2040

Renewable Energy World

Energy Efficiency News Wind Power Storage SolarAccording to the latest forecast by BloombergNEF (BNEF), energy storage installations (not including pumped hydropower) around the world will multiply exponentially, from 9GW/17GWh deployed as of 2018 to 1,095GW/2,850GWh by 2040.

Rhode Island utility commissioners approve Revolution offshore wind PPA

Renewable Energy World

The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the PPA with utility National Grid for 400 MW in wind power capacity from the Revolution Wind project. Offshore Wind. Renewables Wind North America Wind Power Offshore

Renewable energy market employs 11 million in 2018 – IRENA

Renewable Energy World

News Hydropower Storage Bioenergy Wind Power Solar GeothermalEleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Siemens inaugurates world’s largest electrothermal energy storage system

Renewable Energy World

News Wind Power Grid Scale Storage Utility IntegrationSiemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said that is has begun operation of its electric thermal energy storage system (ETES), a milestone in the development of energy storage solutions, according to the company.