Morgan Stanley and Citi Say They Will Run on 100 Percent Clean Energy

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. announced they will get all of their energy from renewables in a few years, another show of corporate support for climate action running counter to U.S. President Donald Trump’s view on the issue.

After Irma, America Should Scrap the Jones Act

Friday, 15 September 2017

Another big hurricane, another temporary waiver of the Jones Act -- the 1920 law mandating that goods and passengers shipped between U.S. ports be carried in U.S.-flagged ships, constructed primarily in the U.S., owned by U.S. citizens, and crewed by them or by U.S. legal permanent residents.

Is the DOE Really in Love with all of the Above?

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Is it going out on a limb to say this part is saying “renewables should not get special treatment above other sources?” The DOE report went on to point out that variable resources require baseload generation as a frequency smoothing backup while the wind isn’t blowing or the sun isn’t shining.  

GE Targets Low-to-Medium Wind Speed With Newest 4.8-MW Wind Turbine

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

According to GE the turbine’s 77-meter high-tech carbon blades, improved loads and controls, and taller, more cost-effective towers were developed thanks to close partnerships with LM Wind Power, Blade Dynamics and GE’s Global Research Center. The blades also feature one of the industry’s smallest Bolt Circle Diameters, keeping manufacturing and logistical costs to a minimum, said GE.

Offshore Wind Costs Fall Below New Nuclear Plants in UK

Monday, 11 September 2017

The cost of generating electricity from offshore wind farms fell sharply in the U.K. to below the price the next nuclear reactors will charge, making the form of clean energy one of the cheapest ways to supply the grid.

Electricity from Renewables and Nuclear Power in the US in Statistical Dead Heat

Friday, 01 September 2017

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information's (EIA) "Electric Power Monthly," with data through June 30, reveals that renewable energy sources remain in a statistical dead heat with nuclear power vis-à-vis their respective shares of US electrical generation, with each providing roughly 20 percent of the total.

Source: renewableenergyworld.com