Wind Power News

Wind power is a form of renewable energy that has its advocates and its critics. Whatever side of the divide you fall into, the Wiser daily wind power email will keep you informed of the latest developments in the industry, as well as analysis and opinion. Electricity is generated by wind primarily through the installation of large turbines that spin when the wind is blowing. It is a renewable source of energy that is impossible to run out of, plus it causes less damage to the environment than fossil fuels. This all makes it a viable form of energy production. Critics point out that wind power is unreliable as the strength of the wind fluctuates, and many people don't like how wind turbines look on the landscape. But wind power is growing with increasing amounts of electricity in the US being produced in this way each year. So the debates are set to continue. And you can stay up-to-date with them all through the Wiser wind power news email. Registering is free so sign up today.

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The Debate Over Norway’s Ability to Become a Hydro Battery for Europe Is Surprisingly Robust
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AkzoNobel commits to carbon neutrality by 2050
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California Port to buy US$8.9 million in solar power
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Siemens and Sumitomo to partner on grid projects
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First Solar closes financing for 48.5MW solar project in New South Wales
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Growing number of cities are showing support for renewable energy
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Siemens and Vestas back Danish tax break proposal
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The Debate Over Norway’s Ability to Become a Hydro Battery for Europe Is Surprisingly Robust
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Norwegian academics have countered research by Dr. Björn Peters, reported in GTM, that claimed Norway’s pumped hydro capacity could not serve as a "European battery." “Norway can become a substantial part of Europe’s energy pack, given political will and action,” said Kaspar...
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Distributed Generation, Electricity Markets
Michigan begins to unroll new energy laws, study distributed generation costs
Midwest Energy NewsAndy Balaskovitz
A two-year legislative process to reach compromise on wide-ranging energy bills in Michigan will now turn into a two-year implementation period as state officials, utilities and stakeholders comply with provisions in the new laws.
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Carbon Markets , Climate Policy
AkzoNobel commits to carbon neutrality by 2050
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AkzoNobel has today (27 March) become the first paint and coatings manufacturer to pledge to become carbon neutral and use 100% renewable energy by 2050. Best known for the Dulux brand paint, AkzoNobel aims to build on a sustainability agenda which has...
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
Could a new ‘carbon law’ halt climate change?
Energy Live News - Energy Made EasyPriyanka Shrestha
An international team of scientists have proposed a new “carbon law” as a roadmap for rapidly reducing carbon emissions. The carbon roadmap, modelled on Moore’s law in computing, is expected to halve emissions every decade and double green energy every five years....
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California Port to buy US$8.9 million in solar power
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Port of Oakland commissioners voted late last week to approve a US$8.9 million deal to purchase solar power over the next 20 years.
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USTDA provides more than US$860,000 for Ghana solar project
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The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant of more than US$860,000 to Ghanaian solar company Buipe Solar, in support of a feasibility study for a 20MW PV project in the north of the country.
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Siemens and Sumitomo to partner on grid projects
Wind Power MonthlyDavid Weston
The two firms will provide Power Grid Corporation of India with a 200 kilometre link between Pugalur in southern India with Trichur, in the southeast of the country. "Siemens will be supplying two converter stations with two parallel converters, each rated at...
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First Solar closes financing for 48.5MW solar project in New South Wales
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US integrated PV firm First Solar has reached financial close on a 48.5MW(ac) solar project in New South Wales, Australia.
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Growing number of cities are showing support for renewable energy
Hydrogen Fuel NewsAlicia Moore
Two more cities opt to abandon fossil-fuels in favor of renewable energy More cities throughout the United States are making the commitment to abandon fossil-fuels. Madison, Wisconsin, and Abita Springs, Louisiana, have become the latest cities to make renewable energy a major...
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International Development, Wind Power
Siemens and Vestas back Danish tax break proposal
Wind Power MonthlyDavid Weston
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has laid out its plans for boosting the Danish economy, including extending the tax reduction on research and development. "The deduction will increase productivity, resulting in enhanced competition, and increased exports, which is about DKK 7 billion...
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