Cost of Onshore Wind Energy Development Now Competitive with Gas in the UK – Energy Manager Today

Energy Manager TodayCost of Onshore Wind Energy Development Now Competitive with Gas in the UKEnergy Manager TodayOnshore wind energy technology is easy to deliver and now “phenomenally competitive” on price for businesses across the UK, ScottishPower CEO Keith Anderson told the Guardian. The Arup study recommends a … [Read more...]

Scotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of the country’s electricity need – Climate Action Programme

Climate Action ProgrammeScotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of the country's electricity needClimate Action ProgrammeScotland's total electricity consumption including homes, business and industry for firstsix months was 11,689,385MWh, meaning that for the six months , wind energy provided 57% of … [Read more...]

Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink – The Guardian

The GuardianDrop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethinkThe GuardianBuilding windfarms in the windiest places, such as Whitelee in East Renfrewshire, would cut opposition from Tory heartlands in the English shires, says Arup. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA. Wind power ... … [Read more...]

Letter: Wind energy produces ‘net zero power’ – Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Sioux Falls Argus LeaderLetter: Wind energy produces 'net zero power'Sioux Falls Argus LeaderCongratulations on Lincoln County's new setback rules, and Dave Brouwer rightly examines the new parameters. While this is not a ban, it sends a message of caution to developers. However, this setback is in our view, very, very modest … [Read more...]

Chinese firm helps US coal miners transition to wind energy jobs – CGTN America (blog)

Chinese firm helps US coal miners transition to wind energy jobsCGTN America (blog)In Rawlins, Wyoming recently, people came to hear about a career they hadn't really considered until pretty recently. David Halligan, the C.E.O. of China-owned Goldwind Americas, told those assembled that his company is looking for wind farm ... … [Read more...]

Vattenfall’s flutter on wind energy pays off in profits – Energy Voice

Vattenfall's flutter on wind energy pays off in profitsEnergy VoiceSwedish power company Vattenfall has put its past financial woes behind it with a spectacular 2017 pre-tax profit of Skr8.3 million for the first half of 2017. The organisation's interim report for January to June 2017 shows net sales of Skr69m. Growth ... … [Read more...]

After Solar It’s Wind Energy Powering India’s Power Sector – EnergyInfraPost

EnergyInfraPostAfter Solar It's Wind Energy Powering India's Power SectorEnergyInfraPostApart from the minister, other dignitaries present on the occasion were A.K. Bhalla, Secretary Power, Deepak Amitabh, CMD PTC India, Dr. Ashvini Kumar, MD SECI and other senior officers of the Ministry and Industry partners. As per the PPAs … [Read more...]

Suzlon Climbs as India Sets More Ambitious Wind Energy Tenders … – Bloomberg

Suzlon Climbs as India Sets More Ambitious Wind Energy Tenders ...BloombergIndia set out plans to step up the pace of issuing contracts for electricity from wind farms, triggering a surge in the shares of one of the nation's biggest maker of ...and more » … [Read more...]

Opposition grows as more wind energy projects come online – Radio Iowa

Radio IowaOpposition grows as more wind energy projects come onlineRadio Iowa“As wind continues to get cheaper, as it gets easier to build more efficient turbines and as the technologies become more efficient, we're going to see wind in more places than we used to which means people that have never dealt with wind energy … [Read more...]

Legislative committee to study wind energy – Times-Mail (subscription)

Legislative committee to study wind energyTimes-Mail (subscription)INDIANAPOLIS —Wind farms have been, for the past few years, a source of discussion amongst many of the residents of Fayette, Rush, Henry and Wayne counties, given the several proposed wind projects in the works which would include those counties. … [Read more...]