Posts tagged: wind farm

Oz State Sets 40% Green Goal

Victoria also launches 650MW renewable energy auction Australia’s second-most populous state has proposed a new law that would require 40% of its power needs to be generated by renewable energy by 2025. Victoria also launched a 650MW renewable energy auction, which the government expects to spur up to A$1.3bln ($1bln) of investment in the sector. At the national […]

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In Brooklyn, You Can Now Sell Solar Power To Your Neighbours

Brooklyn startup LO3 Energy is revolutionizing the way homeowners buy and sell electricity By: Jeremy Deaton In Brooklyn, you can buy honey collected from an urban bee hive. You can buy lettuce grown atop an old bowling alley. And now, you can purchase free range, gluten-free, fresh, organic solar power right off your neighbor’s roof. Brooklyn […]

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 […]

Thursday April 13th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Solar panels Make Morocco’s Mosques a Model for Green Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer. Revving engines and hooting horns – sounds from Marrakesh’s busy street filter up to the rooftop of one of the Moroccan city’s biggest mosques. The mosaic-decorated, […]

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 […]