Posts tagged: Wind turbines

Pairing Wind + Solar for Cheaper, 24-Hour Renewable Energy

A unique power project in Ohio will take advantage of solar’s midday burst of energy and wind’s all-day power to provide more consistent clean energy to the grid. BY: DAN GEARINO Along a country road east of Lima, Ohio, a company is preparing to build one of the world’s largest renewable energy projects that pairs […]

How Solar Panels in the Sahara Could Make It Rain More

New research has found that large solar and wind installations can affect the local atmosphere and environment. By: Avery Thompson Renewable energy installations like wind turbines and solar farms are usually tasked with preventing changes to the environment, but according to new research they may cause some environmental change of their own. According to a study published in the […]

Sweden To Reach Its 2030 Renewable Energy Target This Year

By: JESPER STÄRN Stockholm — Swedish utilities and power generators have already installed so many wind turbines that the Nordic nation is on course to reach its 2030 renewable energy target late this year. By December, Sweden will have 3,681 wind turbines installed, lobby group Swedish Wind Energy Association estimates. Together with second-half investment decisions, this […]

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The World’s Top Wind Turbine Can Power Your Home In One Spin

When completed this summer, the record-breaking wind farm will be able to generate more than 70 per cent of Aberdeen’s domestic electricity demand By: Phoebe Braithwaite Wind turbines are getting bigger. Last week, the world’s most powerful wind turbine rose out of the sea off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland. It’s the first of eleven […]

Renewable Energy Generated 104% of Portugal’s Electricity Consumption in March

Most of the energy came from wind and hydroelectric power By: Lydia Smith Portugal generated more renewable energy than it needed in March, for the first time in at least 40 years. Energy from renewable sources made up 103.6 per cent of mainland electricity consumption last month, according to data from the country’s power grid operator REN, although […]