Posts tagged: Wind Energy

Three Renewable Energy Numbers to Impress Your Friends With: 7, 43, 50

By: John Rodgers Next time you’re talking with a friend about the exciting things happening in our electricity sector (aren’t you always?), here are three easy numbers for remembering how we’re doing: 7, 43, and 50.  That’s: wind energy’s progress, solar energy’s growth, and the number of states making it happen. Wind’s growth = 7 Renewables […]

SC Johnson Plant in Bay County Now Runs on 100 Percent Wind Energy

By: Heather Jordan BANGOR TWP, MI — SC Johnson’s manufacturing site in Bay County’s Bangor Township now runs on 100 percent renewable wind energy. In an ongoing effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the facility that manufactures Ziploc brand bags recently joined two other SC Johnson manufacturing sites running on 100 percent wind energy for electricity, […]

Okanagan Wind Farm Up and Running

By: Kimberly Davidson After many years of development, and nine months of heavy lifting, the 10 Sevion 3.2 M114 CCV wind turbines are now providing power to the province’s electricity grid. The Pennask project is located just west of Pennask Summit, north of Highway 97C and the Shinish Creek project is located 30 kilometres west […]

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Saudi Arabia Plans the World’s Cheapest Power With Solar and Wind

By: Wael Mahdi Saudi Arabia will award its first tender to build 700 megawatts of solar and wind energy in September, with the cost of power forecast to be the lowest in the world, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said. OPEC’s biggest oil producer plans to build 300 megawatts of solar plants in the al-Jouf area […]

Thursday February 2nd, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

4 New Ways to Store Renewable Energy With Water

By: ANDREW SILVER If Elon Musk has his way, in the future we’ll all be storing renewable electricity inside big banks of lithium-ion batteries. But let’s not forget the energy storage situation today. In the United States, 97 percent of utility-scale storage in 2014 was in pumped-storage hydroelectric plants, according to research by Oak Ridge National […]