Posts tagged: wind power

Ice And Drones: The Future Of Wind Energy

Parts of the world with incredible wind energy potential have long been inaccessible to wind farms. But with the completion of the first offshore wind farm built to withstand ice-prone conditions, the industry has clearly evolved. When it comes to cold-weather climates, wind farm designers face a variety of concerns, notably the impact of low […]

Saturday October 14th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Almost Every Country in the World Can Power Itself with Renewable Energy

The planet is pretty much ready to go 100 percent renewable by 2050. By Kendra Pierre-Louis The country’s energy mix is under scrutiny. A report commissioned by Energy Secretary Rick Perry acknowledges that low natural gas prices—not renewables—are behind the recent closure of coal energy plants, and that the grid has managed to withstand the increasing presence of […]

Thursday September 14th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Households Should Be Paid For Their Solar Energy – Report

Expert Joseph Curtin says ‘overdue incentives’ should apply to small producers By: Kevin O’Sullivan The Government’s long-awaited move to incentivise the scaling-up of solar energy development in Ireland should not exclude individuals and small businesses who wish to avail of an opportunity to reduce their energy costs by installing rooftop panels. That is among the recommendations of […]

Solar Power Will Exceed Thermal Output by 2027: Economic Survey

NEW DELHI: India’s renewable energy programme is proceeding at such a rapid pace that its contribution to total power generation will equal that of coal in 2026 and surpass it the following year, according to projections made in the second volume of the Economic Survey released on Friday. At present, India’s installed power capacity is […]

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 in , , , , | No Comments »

Germany Breaks Green Energy Record by Generating 35% of Power from Renewables in First Half of 2017

By: Markus Wacket, Erik Kirschbaum Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. Germany is aiming to phase out its nuclear power plants by 2022. Its renewable energy has been rising steadily over the last two decades […]