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Archive for October 2016

Number of New Wind Power Installations F

October 29, 2016

Number of New Wind Power Installations Fall, 20GW of Capacity Being Developed http://ow.ly/hlyV505VC9t

Wind Generation Share Passes 10 Percent

October 27, 2016

Wind Generation Share Passes 10 Percent in 11 States – The top wind generator by total share of the grid was, by far, Iowa at 31 percent. South Dakota was second at 25 percent and Kansas at 24 percent. http://ow.ly/kLhq505QSnI

Salt River Tests Wood Burn as a Coal Sub

October 26, 2016

Salt River Tests Wood Burn as a Coal Substitute – Salt River’s test is designed to understand the feasibility of integrating biomass fuel into a plant designed to burn coal. http://ow.ly/Wcb0505OpmD

North Star Solar Nears Production in Min

October 25, 2016

North Star Solar Nears Production in Minnesota – The 100-MW project, spread out over 1,000 acres in Chisago County, Minnesota, is scheduled to begin producing power in December. http://ow.ly/tU4m505LYba

E.ON Begins Construction of 278-MW Wind

October 22, 2016

E.ON Begins Construction of 278-MW Wind Facility – Additionally, E.ON announced a purchase agreement with Johnson & Johnson at another wind facility. http://ow.ly/1Chw505GP98

Solar Generation to Grow by 39 Percent A

October 21, 2016

Solar Generation to Grow by 39 Percent Annually – The report from the U.S. Department of Energy also includes forecasts for other energy sources.  http://ow.ly/5ofe505EJ3s

Siemens Developing New Thermal Storage S

October 20, 2016

Siemens Developing New Thermal Storage System for Wind Energy http://ow.ly/1OJi505Cqmy

Nine of the 10 Biggest Power Plants in t

October 19, 2016

Nine of the 10 Biggest Power Plants in the World are Hydropower http://ow.ly/2f7R505A3wE

Nuisance Case Against Oklahoma Wind Farm

October 18, 2016

Nuisance Case Against Oklahoma Wind Farm Dismissed – The case, brought forth by a group of land owners and the Oklahoma Wind Action Association in 2014, centered on possible noise and health effects and sought a permanent injunction. http://ow.ly/CuZi505xHBP

Canadian Solar Sells Stake in 191-MW Bra

October 15, 2016

Canadian Solar Sells Stake in 191-MW Brazil Project – The project is slated to begin production in the third quarter of 2017. http://ow.ly/lzrw505sCLe