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How the solar eclipse affected our solar energy - NBC Right Now

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NBC Right Now

How the solar eclipse affected our solar energy
NBC Right Now
KENNEWICK, WA - A day later, the total solar eclipse is still the talk of the town. And as unbelievable as it was, it did cause some disruptions here on Earth, like monumental traffic jams and a shortage of gas across our region. But also something ...

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Our Town O'Neill: Wind Farm - 1011now

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 18:39

1011now

Our Town O'Neill: Wind Farm
1011now
And with the government making large cuts in future carbon emissions from power plants, it appears as though our state will be turning to wind power more and more often in the future. Did you know that O'Neill and Holt County is now home to Nebraska's ...

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Colorado ranks high for wind power - Business Times of Western Colorado

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:47

Colorado ranks high for wind power
Business Times of Western Colorado
Colorado ranks among the top 10 states for the proportion of electricity generated by wind power and the capacity of distributed systems, according to reports released by the U.S. Department of Energy. Colorado ranks seventh in the proportion of in ...
WA's biggest pig farm about to go 100 per cent renewable energyOne Step Off The Grid (blog)

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Savoy seeks public comments on wind-power bylaw tweak - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:46

Savoy seeks public comments on wind-power bylaw tweak
Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
SAVOY — By increasing the size of turbine blades, a proposed wind-power plant in Savoy could generate 15 to 20 percent more electricity. But first, residents must agree to tweak a bylaw. That process starts at 6 p.m. Thursday with a public hearing at ...

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States producing wind energy asked to ensure regulatory nod for power purchase agreements - Economic Times

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:06

Economic Times

States producing wind energy asked to ensure regulatory nod for power purchase agreements
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The Centre has asked wind energy-producing states to ensure regulatory approval of power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed when tariffs and equipment costs were higher, and use special powers under the Electricity Act to issue directions ...

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Report Suggests Solar Energy Capacity Will Rival Nuclear Power by the End of 2017 - Futurism

Google Solar Energy - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:04

Futurism

Report Suggests Solar Energy Capacity Will Rival Nuclear Power by the End of 2017
Futurism
New data from GTM Research suggests that rapid adoption of solar power could mean that its global gigawatt capacity rivals that of nuclear power by the end of 2017. While nuclear currently far exceeds solar in terms of energy generation, some predict ...
Solar panel capacity to overtake nuclear energy next year in historic landmarkThe Independent
EGEB: North Korean solar; California survived eclipse; utility business models evolve; moreElectrek
Australia On Track To Install 10-12 Gigawatts Of Solar By 2020CleanTechnica

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An outlook on drones in the North American wind-power market - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:12

Windpower Engineering (press release)

An outlook on drones in the North American wind-power market
Windpower Engineering (press release)
Through extensive research and discussions with experts in the industry, researchers have identified a series of market trends that will impact this market over the coming decade. The wind-power industry has developed quickly in the past decade and, as ...

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Curacao Now 30 Percent Powered By Wind Energy - North American Windpower

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:58

North American Windpower

Curacao Now 30 Percent Powered By Wind Energy
North American Windpower
It is an extension of existing wind farms Tera Kora I and Playa Kanoa. The island now gets 30% of its energy from wind power, notes Aspiravi, which is based in Belgium. Moreover, Curaçao's goal of obtaining 30% of its energy from renewable sources in ...

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Netherlands' Airports Switching 100% To Wind Energy - CleanTechnica

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:06

CleanTechnica

Netherlands' Airports Switching 100% To Wind Energy
CleanTechnica
On January the 1st of 2017, Dutch National Railway company NS made a monumental step towards a world in which we no longer compromise the wellbeing of future generations for the sake of our own livelihood. NS is switching to wind energy from newly ...

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Wind turbine tie-ups under pressure as sector awaits more deals - Reuters

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:03

Reuters

Wind turbine tie-ups under pressure as sector awaits more deals
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A sell-off in shares of recently merged wind turbine makers highlights the growing speed at which competition in the sector is heating up, raising expectations for more deals in the quest for scale. In the latest sign of the ...

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Cyborg bacteria covered in solar panels can beat plants at photosynthesis - The Verge

Google Solar Energy - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:29

The Verge

Cyborg bacteria covered in solar panels can beat plants at photosynthesis
The Verge
Cyborg bacteria covered in tiny solar panels can beat plants at photosynthesis, which means they could be key in creating renewable solar fuels. Photosynthesis, or the way plants turn carbon dioxide into oxygen, is crucial for life on Earth — but it's ...
Bacteria equipped with tiny solar panels outperform photosynthesisZME Science
Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration UnitCleanTechnica
'Cyborg' bacteria deliver green fuel source from sunlight - BBC NewsBBC News
Futurism -Cosmos
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Massachusetts Ski Resort Celebrates A Decade Of Wind Energy - North American Windpower

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:12

North American Windpower

Massachusetts Ski Resort Celebrates A Decade Of Wind Energy
North American Windpower
In 2007, when Jiminy Peak installed a $4 million wind turbine on the western flank of its mountain, many thought the 70-year-old resort was taking a huge financial risk, Jiminy Peak explains in a press release. This month, 10 years after the switch was ...

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SDG&E expecting to lose 500 megawatts of solar energy production ... - KUSI

Google Solar Energy - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:06

KUSI

SDG&E expecting to lose 500 megawatts of solar energy production ...
KUSI
San Diego Gas & Electric officials said they expect to lose about 500 megawatts of solar energy production during tomorrow's solar eclipse.

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India's wind capacity could grow more than expected - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 07:01

Windpower Monthly (subscription)

India's wind capacity could grow more than expected
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
Wind power capacity in the country could be ramped up to 185GW — an eight-fold increase over 15 years from 2015 — analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) suggests. Additionally, power generated by renewable sources is ...

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Argentina seeks 500MW of wind energy in new tender | Windpower ... - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 06:31

Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Argentina seeks 500MW of wind energy in new tender | Windpower ...
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
Read Argentina seeks 500MW of wind energy in new tender and other wind energy news & analysis on Windpower Monthly.

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Gamesa turbine catches fire in Japan - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 05:33

Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Gamesa turbine catches fire in Japan
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
The Gamesa G80 2MW turbine at the JFE Engineering wind project near Chinzei, in the Saga prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, caught fire around 3pm on 21 August, and burned for roughly 16 hours before being extinguished. The turbine is located just ...

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Masdar signs EPC contract for 50MW Halween - Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 04:27

Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Masdar signs EPC contract for 50MW Halween
Windpower Monthly (subscription)
GE will supply 13 of its 3.8MW turbines, while TSK will construct the balance of plant for the project, located in the wind-rich southern Dhofar governate. It is being jointly developed by UAE-based Masdar and the state-owned Rural Areas Electricity ...
General Electric To Lead Wind Power Project In Abu DhabiTechNewsObserver
Masdar signs EPC contract to build Oman wind farmTrade Arabia

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E.ON's Baltic wind farm protected by new anti-corrosion coating - Power Engineering International

Google Wind Power - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 03:19

Power Engineering International

E.ON's Baltic wind farm protected by new anti-corrosion coating
Power Engineering International
E.ON is using a new environmentally-friendly anti-corrosion coating to protects its 385 MW Arkona wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. Offshore wind farm. All 60 steel foundations at the facility benefit from the coating. It's the first company to ...

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NV Energy worried solar eclipse would affect solar energy - KLAS-TV

Google Solar Energy - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:16

KLAS-TV

NV Energy worried solar eclipse would affect solar energy
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS - While much of the Las Vegas valley was out enjoying the solar eclipse Monday, staff with NV Energy's monitoring and diagnostic center were inside keeping a close eye on the sky's activity. In fact, NV Energy braced for the worst during the ...

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