Posts tagged: Wind turbines

Netherlands to Build First Solar Farm That Will Float in the Ocean

By: Avery Thompson The Netherlands has a problem. There’s no space in the country to put a giant solar farm. Land is at a premium in the Low Countries, and so the cost of building large solar farms is much higher than practically anywhere else in the world. So far, this trouble has caused the […]

Batteries Full of Renewable Energy Could Spell the End for Fossil Fuels

Commercial and domestic battery storage is on the rise, moving energy off the grid and into our homes By: Oliver Bennett After the UK government’s scrapping of renewable-energy subsidies in 2016, it sometimes seems as if green-energy initiatives were in retreat. In fact, the opposite is true: in 2017, the renewables sector was up eight […]

The Dutch Plan to Build an Artificial Island to Support the World’s Largest Wind Farm

By: Akshat Rathi Wind farms need a lot of space—not something the world has much to spare. That’s why they’re being pushed out into the sea. TenneT, the operator of the Netherlands’ electric grid, has come up with an ambitious plan to build an artificial island in the middle of the North Sea that on […]

Wind Powered All of Scotland in October and Other Renewable Success Stories

The Trump strategy of slapping penalties on these technologies and giving fossil fuels subsidies has a very limited shelf life By: Juan Cole Wind and solar keep falling in price—each fell 6 percent in 2016. That fall was not as big as the two previous years, but there is every reason to expect price drops much bigger […]

Green Energy Wind Turbines Generate More Power Than Expected

Energy being sold to NS Power for next 20 years By: Carla Allen Yarmouth County – After a full year of operation the amount of clean electricity produced by wind turbines erected last year by the Green Energy Committee has exceeded original estimates by 30 per cent. The community energy project, which consists of two 50kW […]

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