Tag: Wind Power

Energy storage for wind/solar integration into power grids over $23 billion by 2026 – Navigant

Energy storage for wind/solar integration into power grids over $23 billion by 2026 – Navigant

Large-scale addition of wind/solar generation challenges utilities industry slow to keep up with modern technology Ever lower prices for solar PV and wind power generation are driving demand for energy storage around the world, according to a new report from Navigant Research that examines the global market for energy storage for renewables integration with a focus on six utility-scale, […]

By December 29, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Column: Are Mexican renewables really this cheap?

Column: Are Mexican renewables really this cheap?

Winning bids in the latest Mexican renewables auctions were below two cents per kWh.   By Lucas Davis and Veronica Irastorza The latest good news on renewable electricity generation comes from Mexico, where results were just announced for the country’s third renewables auction for large-scale projects. After average winning bids in April and September of last year […]

Wind-powered oil recovery concept moves closer to implementation

Wind-powered oil recovery concept moves closer to implementation

Oil and gas companies increasingly designing renewable energy into their projects Renewable energy technology is increasingly being incorporated into oil and gas projects, such as the innovative wind-powered offshore water injection concept being developed by DNV GL of the Netherlands and ExxonMobil. The DNV GL-led joint industry project, WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection), has completed its […]

Renewable energy part of earning social licence for Alberta oil sands?

Renewable energy part of earning social licence for Alberta oil sands?

Renewable energy – primarily wind – already cost-competitive without subsidies in Alberta, says BluEarth CEO Calgary entrepreneur Kent Brown has been named Clean Energy Canada’s “Innovator of the Year” for 2015. Not bad for a guy who manages renewable energy assets whose value is expected to reach $650 million next year. And who expects Calgary […]

Enbridge reports quarterly profit, North Sea windfarm stake

Enbridge reports quarterly profit, North Sea windfarm stake

Enbridge to invest $1.3 billion in EnBW’s Hohe See By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Enbridge Inc, Canada’s largest pipeline company, reported a smaller than expected quarterly profit on Friday, and also announced a C$1.7 billion ($1.3 billion) investment in a North Sea windfarm. The 50 per cent ownership in EnBW’s Hohe […]

By February 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
DONG Energy to get out of oil and gas business

DONG Energy to get out of oil and gas business

DONG Energy to focus on offshore wind sector  By Nikolaj Skydsgaard and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Danish energy group DONG Energy plans to quit the oil and gas business to focus solely on offshore wind power, just five months after giving the impression it would maintain its presence in oil and gas […]

By November 8, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Iron Mountain purchases Texas wind power

Iron Mountain purchases Texas wind power

New agreement expected to help Iron Mountain utilize renewable sources for 2/3 of total North American electricity load by 2018 BOSTON – Business record management company Iron Mountain Incorporated, announced the signing of a wind power purchase agreement that will leverage renewable energy sources to power as much as 30 per cent of its North American electricity […]

By October 11, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
German offshore wind power to be limited

German offshore wind power to be limited

German offshore wind power limited to allow for infrastructure construction BERLIN, July 5 (Reuters) – Plans to cap the expansion of German offshore wind power at the start of the next decade to ensure the future growth of renewables keeps step with the construction of new power lines, according to a revision to a new energy […]

Atacama Desert wind power plant fills Chile’s clean-energy sails

Atacama Desert wind power plant fills Chile’s clean-energy sails

Atacama Desert power plant raises expectations for locals By Fabiola Ortiz, Thomson Reuters Foundation SAO PAULO, July 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Deep in northern Chile’s Atacama Desert, a remote community of 6,000 people is preparing to host the country’s largest wind power plant. The residents of Freirina commune, on the coast of Huasco province, 700 km […]

Solar, wind costs could fall up to 59 pct by 2025, study says

Solar, wind costs could fall up to 59 pct by 2025, study says

Price drops in solar energy if right policies are in place LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – The average cost of electricity generated by solar and wind energy could fall by up to 59 percent by 2025 if the right policies are in place, a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said on Wednesday. Since […]