“New wind projects would deliver enough power for 600K homes”

“BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts and Rhode Island have announced offshore wind projects aimed at delivering a combined 1,200 megawatts of energy — or enough to power 600,000 homes. The Vineyard Wind project will be Massachusetts’ first offshore wind… Read More

“Portugal is showing that ambitious renewable energy goals are within reach”

“Portugal’s energy system operator had some interesting news to share once March had closed out. It seems that even as Portugal’s monthly energy consumption increased 9.7 percent compared to March 2017, the country produced enough renewable energy (just… Read More

“Michigan farmers, residents praise wind power”

For those committed to farmland conservation programs, Mills said, wind farms and wind turbines help keep farmers living on their farm lands, help attract and retain younger people, and help provide diversified funding streams. https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/03/michigan-farmers-residents-praise-wind-power/

“Viewpoint: The Indian state to become a global leader in clean energy”

Wind and solar energy are expected to account for more than half of Tamil Nadu’s power by 2027. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-42971504

“Two countries are the reason the EU is hitting its ambitious renewable energy targets”

“The EU now gets more than 30% of its electricity from renewable sources, up from 12% in 2000. At the current rate of growth, the European bloc can increase the proportion of renewables in its electricity mix to… Read More

“Wind Is Expected to Blow Past Water to Become the Renewable Resource Leader”

“Hydroelectric power plants (a.k.a. water and dams) have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the United States. However, wind power is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by 2019, according to a new forecast published this month… Read More

“World’s Largest Solar-Wind-Storage Plant Planned for India”

“A wind, solar and battery storage plant is being planned for the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which has faced power woes in recent months due to grid failure. The renewable energy facility will consist of 120… Read More

“How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions”

“Several miles south of Rawlins, Wyoming, on a cattle ranch east of the Continental Divide, construction crews have begun laying down roads and pads that could eventually underpin up to 1,000 wind turbines. Once complete, the Chokecherry and… Read More

“GE cuts 12K power jobs as demand, renewables, skew market”

“NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels, and energy demand declines overall. The company said Thursday that the cuts… Read More

“Mexico’s third clean power auction draws $2.4 billion”

“The projects consist of nine solar plants (photovoltaic) which account for 1,323 MW, five wind farms with a combined capacity of 689 MW and one gas facility (550 MW), explained the head of the Secretary of Energy (Sener),… Read More