Wind Energy

First power reported from Wales' largest onshore wind farm

Developer Vattenfall says 76-turbine Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project on track for full completion early next yearbusinessgreen.com - 13th Jul

Statoil adds California to US offshore wind development hopes

Statoil has informed the US government of its interest in potential development of a commercial wind energy project in federal waters off the coast of Morrow Bay, California – the same zone targeted by Seattle-based Trident Winds, a senior company official told Recharge.rechargenews.com - 13th Jul

30,000 Solar Panels Installed Every Hour

30,000 solar panels will be installed every hour around the world over the next 5 years according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA has revised its forecasts out to 2021 after 500,000 solar panels were installed each day around the world last year. Wind power also grew at a rapid rate in 2015. In China alone, 48 wind turbines were installed every day. The latest edition of the organisation’s Medium-Term Renewable Market Report predicts renewables...energymatters.com.au - 13th Jul

The Time is Now for Offshore Wind in the United States

There can be no question that across the globe, energy systems are transitioning from the old, dirty way of generating electricity to a new clean energy future that embraces carbon-free electricity powered by renewable energy. Add to that the fact that the wind that blows off U.S. coastal waters and in the great lakes could power the country more than two times over and you quickly come to the conclusion that the time is now to develop offshore wind in the U.S.Renewable Energy World - 13th Jul

ACWA Power Plans 340 MW Wind Project In Turkey

Saudi Arabia-based power project developer ACWA Power is set to enter the renewable energy sector in Turkey ACWA Power Plans 340 MW Wind Project In Turkey was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.importantmedia.org - 13th Jul

Mainstream Media Refuses To Let These Renewable Energy Myths Go

For reasons that are not entirely clear, renewable energy sources such as wind and solar appear to have gotten the better of mainstream media Mainstream Media Refuses To Let These Renewable Energy Myths Go was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.importantmedia.org - 13th Jul

UK Public Support For Wind & Solar At A Massive High

A new UK poll has shown that 73% of the British public support onshore wind power, and 80% support solar farms, but ironically it seems that while they support renewable energy, no one believes anyone else does. UK Public Support For Wind & Solar At A Massive High was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.importantmedia.org - 13th Jul

Gamesa Shareholders Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Merger With...

Shareholders of Spanish wind energy giant Gamesa have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a merger with Siemens Wind Power Gamesa Shareholders Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Merger With Siemens Wind Power was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.importantmedia.org - 13th Jul

Capture every MWh Wind O&M Dallas program launched for 2017

The program for Wind O&M Dallas 2017, the world’s foremost conference for global wind energy stakeholders has been launched by Wind Energy Update.renewableenergyfocus.com - 13th Jul

How America Sets Energy Policies

37 years ago, the United States was poised on the edge of an energy revolution. The interdepartmental plan that Dr. Allan Hoffman presented President Jimmy Carter outlined how the nation could derive 20% of its power from renewables (principally wind & solar) by the year How America Sets Energy Policies was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.importantmedia.org - 13th Jul