The latest issue of Monthly Energy Review, published by the Energy Information Administration, revealed that renewable energy production has been larger than nuclear energy production in the U.S.. It also showed that alternative energy types of energy has almost matched domestic oil production. (more…)
As it gets ready to host the Clean Power Asia conference that will take place in Bangkok between June 28 and 30, Thailand is keen to make sure everyone knows it is committed to switching to clean, alternative energy.
“Thailand is committed to the Low-Carbon pathway, as stated in the new National Economic and Social (more…)
A surge in hydroelectric power caused by a heavy spring flow in the Columbia River in the U.S. Northwest has forced authorities to shut down nearby wind energy operations for several hours a day to ease the stress on regional electric grid, triggering conflict between the two renewable energy sectors. (more…)
Winergy is a German company long known for its quality and innovation in gearboxes and drive systems for wind turbines.
Whenever I’m at a party and someone hears that I work at a utility they usually begin grilling me on wind. Why doesn’t it make up a bigger portion of our energy mix? Why aren’t we doing more? Don’t you guys care about the environment? Whoah! By this time I feel like I’m in the ring with Mike Tyson during his prime. (more…)
New rule approved by Obama administration could speed up offshore wind projects by up to a year.
Identifying that it needs to speed up the regulatory process for permitting offshore wind farms, the U.S. Department of Interior announced last November that it would be streamlining the approval process for (more…)
Think of it as the Autobahn of wind power.
Critics of renewable energy often point out that the best place for wind farms is often the middle of nowhere. Unfortunately, the middle of nowhere is so-called because no one chooses to live there. And even more unfortunately, its the places where people live (more…)
By 2020, the Chinese government plans to generate 15 percent of the nation’s total energy consumption by increasing the use of alternatives to fossil fuels, such as wind and solar power. Today, China is the largest wind power market in the world, but this rapid growth is experiencing a backlash on several fronts. (more…)
Belgium, aside from being one-third of the BENELUX region, is known for their increased commitment to clean technologies. Numerous businesses and initiatives are starting to take shape along the ideologies associated with cleantech in the country and Belgium is exporting those initiatives and (more…)