Wind Power

UK green energy investment plunges after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government<p>Investment in clean energy plunged by more in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show.<p>The amount companies spent on …

Business

Why Some Fishermen Are Wary Of Offshore Wind Farms

Support the news<p><i>Part 2 of a two-part story. Here's Part 1.</i><p>It’s a sunny afternoon in the English town of Ramsgate, and Steve Barratt is getting ready …

Oceans

German know-how gives Ireland a wind-powered push

Ireland's wind power potential is vast, and although wind now supplies more than a fifth of the country's electricity, the potential remains mostly …

World News

Denmark has broken the record for electricity generated via wind power…again

Energy<p>Denmark has broken the record for electricity generated via wind power…again<p>Futurism<p>Environment<p>James Dyson wants to use his vacuum technology …

Good News

Indonesia's first wind farm 90% complete: PLN

The government is now finishing the development of a 100-hectare Sidrap Wind Farm in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi, the first wind power …

South-east Asia

For A Vision Of Offshore Wind In New England, Look To The U.K.

Support the news<p><i>Part 1 of a two-part story.</i><p>Massachusetts wants to get 1,600 megawatts of electricity from offshore wind farms by the year 2027, up …

Renewable Energy

European Wind Power Data

By Paul Homewood Joe Public/Dave Ward https://windeurope.org/about-wind/daily-wind/ Wind Europe is an organisation set up to blow the trumpet for …

Renewable Energy

Denmark breaks own record for electricity generated via wind power

The Wind Rises<p>Denmark recently set a new record in wind power generation, harvesting 43.4 percent of its electricity from the resource in 2017 — …

Renewable Energy

Denmark Positions Itself as the Flag Bearer for Wind Power

Denmark just set a world record for using wind power to drive its economy. Its government now predicts that anyone betting against the technology is …

Derive

Oil Giants See a Future in Offshore Wind Power. Their Suppliers Are Investing, Too.

Transporting an offshore wind array from the factory floor to the ocean floor is no easy feat. Giant, specialized marine vessels must carry the …

Renewable Energy

Denmark set wind power record in 2017: ministry

Highest-ever levels of wind energy provision were set in 2017, with 43.6 percent of Denmark's electricity consumption supplied by land and sea wind …

Denmark

The Dutch plan for a new giant windfarm island in the North Sea

<b>A new big island in the North Sea which is also a giant windfarm, that sounds like a Dutch thing alright? What and where is the Netherlands planning</b> …

Netherlands

Investing in offshore wind

Governor Cuomo didn't spend much time talking about renewable energy in his State of the State address, but he did make commitments to more offshore …

Buffalo

Wind farms paid £100m to switch power off

Wind farms were paid more than £100 million last year to switch off their turbines and NOT produce electricity, the Telegraph can disclose.<p>The payments - equivalent to £2 million a week - were made to the big energy firms that own the giant wind farms.<p>Incredibly, the wind farms receive on average …

Renewable Energy

Wind farms and man-made island in the North Sea could help Europe meet renewable energy targets

A man-made island surrounded by wind farms in the middle of the North Sea could help bring large-scale renewable energy to Europe by 2050.<p>Dutch …

North Sea

Japan to set rules for offshore wind power generation

The government plans to set rules to promote wind power generation, which emits only a small amount of carbon dioxide, in Japanese waters, sources …

Renewable Energy

How Massachusetts is Leading the Big Race for New Clean Wind Energy

Photo credit: Creative Commons<p>Wind power is quickly and effectively reshaping the clean energy landscape here in New England. As older power plants …

Renewable Energy

Developer demands windfarm decision

Holyrood planners' verdict over a month late<p>A windfarm developer is growing impatient, waiting for the Scottish Government to decide on plans for a …

Scottish Parliament

Community grants fund for Radnorshire wind farm open for applications

Garreg Lwyd Hill Wind Farm, based between Llanbadarn Fynydd and Felindre, provides a community fund which will see funding available to support local …

Wales

Op-ed: Progress on offshore, renewable energy heralds big things for New York

Progress on offshore, renewable energy heralds big things for New York<p>About a year ago, if you were looking across the calm, smooth Atlantic waters …

Renewable Energy

Last year, Britain generated twice as much energy from wind as coal

Wind Power<p>Within the past six years, British energy generated from coal has dwindled from 40 percent to a minuscule 7 percent. Not only has the …

Renewable Energy

Denmark Smashes All Previous Wind Energy Records In 2017

Image credit: danskenergi.dk<p>Lars Aagaard, CEO of Dansk Energi emphasizes that it is very important we utilize the combination of this amazing wind …

Amazing

Wind power supplied 43.6% of Denmark's energy in 2017

Denmark set a new renewable energy record in 2017 by obtaining nearly half of its power from wind. The renewable source supplied 43.6 percent of …

Renewable Energy

The Dutch plan to build the world's biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island

• <b>A Dutch company aims to construct the world's largest wind farm to deliver power to the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and later Belgium, Germany, and Denmark.</b>• <b><br>A 2.3-square-mile artificial island would support equipment that could allow the farm to generate 30 gigawatts of power.</b>• <b><br>The project is part</b> …

Markets

Route being finalized for $4.5B Oklahoma wind farm project

The route for a 350-mile power line that's part of a $4.5 billion wind farm project in Oklahoma is being finalized.<p>The Wind Catcher Energy Connection …

Business

Dutch solutions in Offshore Wind Energy

Why explore the Netherlands for offshore wind energy?<p>The Netherlands has a long tradition of using sustainable energy and continues to be a leading …

Netherlands

Andrew Cuomo Throws Political Weight Behind Offshore Wind and Energy Storage

On Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his 2018 State of the State address, revealing new energy goals as New York heads into the fourth year …

Energy

Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for more offshore wind energy projects and new caps on carbon emissions from smaller power plants.<p>The Democratic governor announced the measures on Tuesday, the day before he delivers his state of the state address to lawmakers.<p>Specifically, …

Business

20 “science-based“ reasons to inspire you to stay physically active

Government<p>Crime levels in New York City fell to a record low in 2017<p>New York Times<p>Energy<p>The microgrid is the path to a cleaner, more reliable energy …

Good News

Vestas sets wind turbine sales record, plans to keep Colorado plants busy

Vestas Wind Systems, the Danish wind turbine manufacturer that employs thousands of Coloradans, notched a record-breaking year in 2017, with more …

Denver