Posts tagged: offshore wind farm

LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Target Three Years Ahead of Schedule

Company builds wind turbine made entirely of LEGO bricks to celebrate The LEGO group now says it is running entirely on renewable energy after reaching its 100 per cent target three years ahead of schedule. The company achieved its ambitious goal due to the completion of a 258 megawatt offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea, building a giant wind turbine made entirely of […]

Rhode Island Targets 1 GW of Clean Energy by End of 2020

By: Ivan Shumkov Rhode Island governor Gina M Raimondo announced on Friday that the state will seek to increase its clean energy generation capacity to 1,000 MW by the end of 2020 from about 100 MW in 2016. In order to achieve the new “1,000 by ’20” goal, Rhode Island will utilise a broad range of […]

More Solar Energy was Added in 2016 than Natural Gas or Wind

By: Stephen Edelstein Renewable-energy growth has accelerated in 2016, but this may go down as a milestone year for one renewable-energy source in particular. Together, all renewable-energy sources are expected to account for 8 percent of U.S. electricity-generation capacity in 2017, according to the Department of Energy, and solar energy is responsible for most of that […]