Posts tagged: Wind turbines

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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Nearly 140 Countries Could Be Powered Entirely by Wind, Solar and Water by 2050

‘Our findings suggest that the benefits are so great that we should accelerate the transition to wind, water, and solar, as fast as possible, by retiring fossil-fuel systems early wherever we can’ By: Ian Johnston More than 70 per cent of the countries in the world – including the UK, US, China and other major economies […]

Three Renewable Energy Numbers to Impress Your Friends With: 7, 43, 50

By: John Rodgers Next time you’re talking with a friend about the exciting things happening in our electricity sector (aren’t you always?), here are three easy numbers for remembering how we’re doing: 7, 43, and 50.  That’s: wind energy’s progress, solar energy’s growth, and the number of states making it happen. Wind’s growth = 7 Renewables […]

How Batteries Could Revolutionize Renewable Energy

By: Justin Worland All over California, there’s evidence of the state’s goal to lead the country in renewable energy. Enormous farms of shiny solar panels have popped up across southern California, and gigantic wind turbines dot the landscape outside nearly all the major cities. There are less flashy—and less visible—investments in renewables going on, too. Tucked […]