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Otter Tail County commissioners have responded to opposition to proposed wind and solar projects in Scambler and Dunn townships, north of Pelican Rapids. Commissioners expressed disappointment in seeing opposition to the projects from townships, lake property owners and lake associations.
Numbers have just come out this week from danskenergi.dk, the Danish energy organization whose members support companies in delivering steady green power to the Danes, with an impressive uptime of 99.99% at competitive prices.

There was one positive aspect to recent weather conditions in Europe, with record wind energy levels achieved between Christmas and the new year. WindEurope ... Between Christmas and New Year's Day, wind energy delivered on average 20 per cent of Europe's electricity. For Ireland over the same ...
Declining costs made onshore wind energy the approach of choice for meeting renewable energy portfolio standards. The economic downturn and need for government subsidies doomed plans along the north shore of New York. And the province of Ontario established a moratorium on offshore wind to ...
Offshore wind energy (offshore wind power) is the conversion of wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy. Uniform and high speeds of wind can be harnessed in offshore environment since it accounts to nil obstruction to wind force. Multiple windmills together constitute to a wind farm. These farms are ...
Major wind projects off the Republic's coast will require increased investment in the country's port infrastructure, according to a Dublin-based consultant engineering group. GDG (Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions) is working with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to assess the strengths and ...

For those in the direct firing line of recent storms, notably Storm Eleanor, it may have been "an ill wind that blows nobody any good". But the amount of wind energy generated in Europe between Christmas and the new year reached record levels, according to Wind Europe, which represents the wind ...
In the past month, we've seen a barrage of ads in print, T.V. and social media, urging Sen. John Thune to keep the Production tax Credit for wind energy intact. There were provisions in both the House and Senate Tax Reform Bills that would have curtailed it. Remember, the PTC was started in 1992, ...
wind energy is booming in the U.S. and around the world, accounting for more than one-third of all electricity capacity installed globally in the last five years. Growth has been driven by larger turbines both on- and offshore and improving efficiency in the turbines that are already installed. A business worth ...
businesses are signing up to take power from the Ararat wind farm in Victoria. Ararat Wind farm. Share on twitter. by Angela Macdonald-Smith. Flow Power managing director Matthew van der Linden has a message for the traditional commercial power retail sector - your business model is antiquated and it ...
Amid the dawn of a new year, wind energy supporters in Northwest Missouri are basking in the momentum of an industry that shows no signs of abatement. One of those prime examples is a Nodaway County project now under development by Nebraska-based Tenaska. The energy firm plans to build a ...
Port Corpus Christi is quietly emerging as a logistics hub for the growing wind energy industry. The South Texas waterway reached a wind energy milestone earlier this month after receiving its 3,000th wind energy components shipment in 2017 -- marking steady growth from previous years. Overseas ...
Suddenly everybody is talking about Wyoming wind energy, and for good reason. The state is one of the epicenters of coal production in the US, but it is also blessed with rich wind resources. wind farms have plenty of room to blossom in Wyoming. If you're thinking that the state's low population won't be ...
Dutch energy network operator TenneT plans to build a different kind of windfarm on the North Sea. What makes this offshore windfarm particularly innovative is an artificial island that would be built to serve as a hub for the generated energy.
New Delhi: State-run solar energy corporation of India (SECI) has floated tender for setting up 2 GW inter- state transmission system (ISTS) connected wind power capacities across the country. The company has invited proposals for setting up of ISTS connected Wind Power Projects in India, on 'Build Own ...
offshore-wind-energy-Cape-Wind-farm-MA Offshore wind energy has been slow to take off in the U.S., and the notorious Cape Wind project is a case in point. After a 16-year slog through the courts, the project's developer, Cape Wind Associates, appears to have given up on its ambitious plans for a ...

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and American electric power (AEP) today to celebrate the commissioning of the Bluff Point wind energy Center in Indiana. The Bluff Point wind energy Center features 57 GE wind turbines with a generating ...
Windmills spin around sunset in this view looking west from Happy Jack Road on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Cheyenne. The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee voted not to sponsor a bill that would increase tax generated from wind energy production, but its main supporter says he will ...
The measure, dubbed the tax Cuts and jobs Act, also seeks to retroactively change how businesses can qualify for the wind energy Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit. U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold praised its passage as "pro-growth" and "pro-family." wind energy, like other industries, needs ...
Ohio Lawmakers Revisit a Bill to Decrease wind energy Setbacks. By Rachel Duthie • 2 hours ago. TweetShareGoogle+email ... An issue that some believe will reignite the wind energy industry is getting a new wave of support. A previous version of the bill stalled after the abrupt resignation of the senator who was backing ...
Austin -- Texas hit a milestone in October when wind-generation capacity for the first time exceeded installed coal-fired generation capacity, but proposed tax-cut changes could slow that momentum. The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved legislation changing the way wind companies ...
Islamabad - After Pakistan's largest solar energy project failed to produce the desired results, the government is now looking to wind as a potential clean source of energy that could bridge the country's power shortfall of around 7,000 megawatts during peak-demand in the summer months.
The great State of Texas is about to make history. Within the next year or so, total wind energy capacity on the state's power grid will beat coal, and it won't be a squeaker. According to researchers at the University of Texas, by the end of 2018 wind will be racing ahead with 10,000 megawatts more in ...
A new study from analysis firm IHS Markit has found that the aging US wind energy fleet of turbines will drive increased operation & maintenance spending, with the wind industry spending $3 to $4 billion annually and O&M spending exceeding $40 billion between 2015 and 2025. According to new ...
A powerful ethical argument for wind energy. Paid for by. Australian Ethical. Wind-power company Vestas are championing renewables and sustainable business practices to help transform the world's power supply. Turbines at Phu Lac windfarm in Vietnam. Australian Ethical: Invest for a better world ...
wind energy tariffs, formerly fixed solely by the power regulators of the wind energy producing states, had varied between Rs 4 and 6 at the beginning of this year. The first 1000 MW wind auction, conducted by solar energy corporation of India (SECI) in February, brought the winning tariff down to Rs 3.46 ...
For the past several years, proposals have come forward in the Wyoming Legislature to increase taxes on wind energy production in the state. The state taxes wind production at a rate of $1 per megawatt hour of electricity it produces. And while it could be argued wind turbines manufacture energy, wind ...
Most of us thought trawling online to grab bargains during Black Friday last week was hectic but the good folk over at Vattenfall can put us all to shame. Not content with signing an innovative deal to power one of the world's biggest technology companies using wind power alone, it's also gone and made the ...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A new ad in Iowa hopes to energize opposition to a part of the Republican tax Reform plan now in Congress. I9 dug into the claims and the KCRG-TV9/Gazette Fact Check team graded the ad. The ad from the American wind energy Association is attacking the ...
Have you noticed in the past few weeks the barrage of pro wind energy ads on television, facebook and newspapers? ... Simple: The U.S. House of Representatives has included in their tax reform bill a couple items that could greatly hinder wind energy; the cancellation of inflation factoring in the ptc rate ...
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been researching and developing the concept of converting energy to heat in rock-fill for energy storage to combine with wind energy, and the company has this week begun construction of its first real scale project in Hamburg, Germany. This week Siemens ...
Finished in late September after more than a decade of planning and construction, the 800-mile-long CapX2020 transmission project has prompted more than 3,600 megawatts of clean energy project proposals, according to Xcel Energy. While not all the proposals are likely to be approved by regulators, ...
KVT-Fastening points out that in many new offshore wind energy plants, the maintenance hatches now consist of composite materials secured with bigHead® fasteners. Until now, steel constructions with traditional retaining screws had been used. The disadvantage of retaining screws was that two people ...
A free online map that harnesses 'wind climate data' to help speed up the planning process on renewable energy projects has been launched. The Global Wind Atlas is a tool investors and decision-makers can use to pinpoint areas most suited to developing wind energy projects. It was launched this week ...
Finished in late September after more than a decade of planning and construction, the 800-mile-long CapX2020 transmission project has prompted more than 3,600 megawatts of clean energy project proposals, according to Xcel Energy. While not all the proposals are likely to be approved by regulators, ...
Pattern Energy has increased its dividend every quarter since early 2014. It recently hiked its dividend, which represents its 15th consecutive quarterly dividend hike. Based on annualization of the latest quarter, the yield is 7.7%. The business model now provides PEGI with an opportunity to make money on ...
Arora said the utility is focusing primarily on wind because of rising customer demand for renewable energy and increasing affordability of wind power. "Wind technology has improved pretty rapidly and has become highly efficient," Arora said. "So that's really reduced prices for wind energy when combined ...
India's Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has shared details of the largest wind energy tender ever in the country. The Ministry, through ...
The just-sold and recently decomissioned Brayton Power power station is among the locations state officials belive could play a role in the ...
facebook's growing power needs have contributed to the development of a 320 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Nebraska. The company's new ...
Turkey aims to have $5 billion in wind energy investments by the end of this year, with the awarding of additional wind capacity tenders, the ...
PNE Wind AG (PNE3.XE) said Thursday it is negotiating a sale of its remaining 20% stake in PNE Wind Partners GmbH to Allianz Renewable ...
companies that invest in wind energy production say the proposed tax reform bill passed last week in the U.S. House would cost the country ...
Blattner Energy is a family-owned business with a history stretching back over 100 years. We're a model of the American success story.
Vertical axis wind turbines, which may have fewer effects on birds and nearby people, could increase public support for new wind energy ...
billionaire Philip Anschutz--who has built his fortune in oil, railroads, and Entertainment--has been named the most influential individual in ...
Supporters of wind energy in Northeast Nebraska might feel like they are going against the wind after action taken Monday in two counties.
Good monsoon winds and a sharp jump in installed capacity helped India generate record wind energy in the July-September 2017 quarter.
State Supreme Court Debates Textbooks Again, wind energy ... Massive NM wind energy Project Has Backers, Detractors - Associated Press.


 

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