Posts tagged: wind power

Wind, Solar Power Output To Surge

Wind and solar energy will account for about 50 percent of the total power produced in the world by 2050, aided largely by lower production costs, with China leading the revolution, a new report said. According to the report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, China will be at the forefront of the increased generation of […]

B.C. Company Says It Is Sucking Carbon From Air, Making Fuel

Squamish-based Carbon Engineering developing cost-effective technology to remove carbon from atmosphere By: Bob Weber It sounds like spinning straw into gold: suck carbon dioxide from the air where it’s contributing to climate change and turn it into fuel for cars, trucks and jets. A British Columbia company says in newly published research that it’s doing just […]

Austin Should Lead the Way For Next Wave of Renewable Energy

By Paul Robbins Wind power and solar cells may seem like best friends to environmentalists, but in a very real sense, they are “fair weather friends.” Most Austinites remember waking up to the bitterly cold morning of Jan. 17, when temperatures plummeted to 18 degrees. Austin’s utility hit a new winter demand record. When this occurred, […]

Target Remains the Largest Adopter of On-Site Corporate Solar Power

The company added 43 MW last year, placing it well ahead of Walmart and Prologis. Overall installations at 4,000 companies tracked by SEIA grew slightly to 326 MW last year. By: CHRISTIAN ROSELUND There are no major surprises in the 6th edition of Solar Means Business, Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) annual report on corporate adoption at […]

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Wind and Solar Power Could Meet Four-Fifths of US Electricity Demand, Study Finds

The United States could reliably meet about 80 percent of its electricity demand with solar and wind power generation, according to scientists at the University of California, Irvine; the California Institute of Technology; and the Carnegie Institution for Science. However, meeting 100 percent of electricity demand with only solar and wind energy would require storing […]