Posts tagged: Wind Energy

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 […]

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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 […]

Renewable Energy Could Offer Security as Global Tensions Rise

By: Anmar Frangoul It’s already a well-established fact that renewable sources of energy are clean and increasingly cost effective. But with parts of the world gripped by geopolitical tensions and armed conflict, clean energy can offer something extra: The potential of energy independence and security. In Germany, the idea of fostering energy independence through renewables is […]

Wind-Powered Schools Create New Possibilities

By: Tom Kiernan We all want our children to have the brightest futures possible, and wind power helps check a lot of the boxes we envision when we think of the opportunities we’d like them to have: well-paying jobs, clean air and healthy communities. But there’s another way wind is ensuring success for the next generation […]

Friday September 30th, 2016 in , , , | No Comments »