Posts tagged: Kilowatt hour

India solar power investment could surpass coal by 2019-20 – Deutsche Bank

By Tom Kenning Investment in solar power in India could surpass investment in coal by 2019-20, with US$35 billion already committed by global players, according to a Deutsche Bank report. The report ‘India 2020: Utilities & renewables’ said the focus on solar would be driven by prime minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious target of deploying 100GW […]

Amazon is Building A New Wind Farm in North Carolina

By: Kiona Smith-Strickland Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services announced that it was contracting the construction of a 208 megawatt wind farm in North Carolina. The new Amazon Wind Farm US East is supposed to start generating 670,000 megawatt hours of wind energy a year, beginning in December of 2016. That’s enough energy to power […]

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Solar Powered Family Car Generates More Energy Than It Uses

By Evan Ackerman Solar powered vehicles, whether we’re talking about cars or airplanes, usually share the characteristic of perpetually almost falling apart. What I mean is, solar power is so close to not being usable that vehicles must be as light as possible, or they will not fly (or drive). Technology is improving, though, and […]

Support for wind power in Saskatchewan consistent across age groups and political preference

By: Michelle Froese Wind energy is one of the lowest cost sources of new electricity generation, and a new poll finds that Saskatchewan residents support an increased effort to develop more wind energy to help meet Saskatchewan’s future electricity needs. A recent public opinion poll completed by Oracle Research and commissioned by the Canadian Wind […]

Tesla’s New Battery Could Solve One of Solar Power’s Biggest Problems

By: Alissa Walker So far, specific details are thin on the new battery designed for home use that Tesla’s announcing next week. But just based on what we do know, it’s a pretty big deal. The quest for a good battery that can store home-generated power is kind of like the holy grail for a […]