Uncategorized GM’s Use of Wind Power Continues to Grow | TheDetroitBureau.com

GM’s Use of Wind Power Continues to Grow | TheDetroitBureau.com

General Motors continues to expand its use of alternative energy to power up its factories in the U.S and abroad. In the last move, GM confirmed that its working with Consumers Energy, a utility company based in Jackson, Michigan, moving from what is described as “brown” energy to renewable energy, specifically electricity generated by a …

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Uncategorized APS, First Solar plan large West Valley solar power plant with giant battery

APS, First Solar plan large West Valley solar power plant with giant battery

The World Economic Forum estimates solar and wind are now the same price or cheaper than fossil fuels in more than 30 countries.Video provided by Newsy Tempe-based First Solar Inc. will build a large solar plant in the West Valley that will use a massive battery to deliver power to Arizona Public Service Co., the …

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Uncategorized Stunner: Solar and wind power alone could provide four fifths of U.S. power – ThinkProgress

Stunner: Solar and wind power alone could provide four fifths of U.S. power – ThinkProgress

Stunner: Solar and wind power alone could provide four fifths of U.S. power Study confirms U.S. could have a carbon-free grid in coming decades A new study finds that wind power and solar photovoltaics could by themselves meet 80 percent of all U.S. electricity demand. “Five years ago, many people doubted that these resources could account …

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Uncategorized Solar power: World’s largest solar park launched in Karnataka – The Economic Times

Solar power: World’s largest solar park launched in Karnataka – The Economic Times

World’s largest solar park launched in Karnataka PTI Mar 01, 2018, 10.06 PM IST BENGALURU: The world’s largest solar park set up at an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada in Karnataka‘s Tumakuru district was launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today. The 2,000 MW park, named as ‘Shakti Sthala‘, spans across 13,000 acres spread …

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Wind World’s Biggest Wind Turbines Listed

World’s Biggest Wind Turbines Listed

If you’re interested in wind turbines you should take a look at this post from wind turbine technicians site Wind Turbiner. This page covers the top 24 biggest wind turbines in the world, their components, and where they have been installed. It the biggest list on the web. It covers just about every major windmill …

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Uncategorized Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – UK wind power tops 10GW for first time

Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy – UK wind power tops 10GW for first time

UK wind power tops 10GW for first time Infrastructure & Generation, Daily Fact Film, Low Carbon  British wind power output topped 10GW for the first time this week thanks to this winter’s breezy weather. That’s according to new statistics from Drax Electric Insights, which shows generation hit a record high of 13.5GW yesterday, having broken …

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Uncategorized Tri Global Energy surpasses 1 GW of wind power

Tri Global Energy surpasses 1 GW of wind power

Tri Global Energy, a developer of utility-scale wind energy projects concluded the development of over one GW of wind power in 2017, involving five Texas-based wind projects across seven Texas counties. The announcement marks the highest annual development yet of wind capacity for the nine-year-old company. “We are very pleased to have reached this important …

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Uncategorized South Africa: outstanding PPAs for solar and renewables to be signed by the end of March – pv magazine International

South Africa: outstanding PPAs for solar and renewables to be signed by the end of March – pv magazine International

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) announced in a press release that the 26 outstanding PPAs related to wind, solar PV and CSP solar power projects selected in South Africa’s REIPPPP program for large-scale renewable energy projects will be signed in the first quarter of this years. “With all previous steps completed, we now …

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Uncategorized Hurricanes blew away Puerto Rico’s power grid. Now solar power is rising to fill the void. | Public Radio International

Hurricanes blew away Puerto Rico’s power grid. Now solar power is rising to fill the void. | Public Radio International

More than three months after Hurricanes Maria and Irma slammed their island, over a million Puerto Ricans are still without reliable power. But one recent day, Rosa López and José Quiñones finally left those ranks. Player utilities Popout Share download It happened when four technicians installed a Tesla Powerwall solar battery pack onto a wall in their …

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Solar New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy

New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy

In one of the fastest and most astonishing turnarounds in the history of energy, building and running new renewable energy is now cheaper than just running existing coal and nuclear plants in many areas. A widely-used yearly benchmarking study — the Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis (LCOE) from the financial firm Lazard Ltd. — reached …

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