Wind Power Featured Blogs

Diarmaid Williams - April 24, 2015

Represent Renewables: One Week Left to Enter PEI's EMEA Project of the Year Awards

Power Engineering International has launched the EMEA Projects of the Year, which will seek to highlight the best in power plant construction across Europe, the Middle East and Africa....

Benjamin Falber - April 23, 2015

The Future of Energy Storage and the Rise of Big Batteries

When examining the machine that is our electric grid, a compelling fact is that we are relatively unable to store electric energy. We must create as much as we consume, and can only...

Matt Kasper - April 16, 2015

North Carolina Renewable Energy Standard Attacked Again

After using last year’s legislative session to deal with Duke Energy’s Dan River coal ash spill, Republicans on the House Public Utilities Committee are bringing back their 2013 attempt...

John Farrell - April 15, 2015

Can Other Cities Match Georgetown’s Low-Cost Switch to 100 Percent Wind and Sun?

This is probably not the first place you’ve read about Georgetown, Texas, the town of 55,000 that will be getting the equivalent of 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy...

John Farrell - April 07, 2015

How to Maximize Renewable Energy Options for New Mexico

Santa Fe, New Mexico is battling with its electric utility, PNM, over the utility's continued heavy reliance on large-scale fossil fuel power plants in a state with some of the best...

John Farrell - April 02, 2015

Electricity’s Un-Natural Monopoly

The U.S. electricity system is undergoing the biggest change in its 130-year history, undermining the rationale for monopoly ownership and control. Until recently, electricity service...

Energy and Mines - March 31, 2015

Renewables Are Customizing PPAs for Mining Industry, But More Dialogue Necessary

Goldcorp’s Chilean operations has dedicated time and effort to exploring renewable energy for its 200 MW El Morro project, which has encountered delays because the company’s environmental...

Rhone Resch - March 30, 2015

Solar, Wind Industries Release ‘How-To’ Handbook for Cutting Carbon Emissions

For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) have jointly published...

Matt Kasper - March 30, 2015

One Man Working Behind-the-Scenes to Halt Oklahoma Wind Energy

Oklahoma has quietly become the 4th largest wind producing state in America after jumping several states in the rankings over the past few years. The panhandle and the northeastern...

John Farrell - March 26, 2015

Lifting State Limits on Local Power

In the first half of 2014, distributed local solar power constituted over 25 percent of new power plant capacity. This impressive growth continues several years where solar power has...

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