The British power sector managed to supply electricity for an entire week without burning any coal for power. This marks the first week without coal-based electricity since 1882, when the first coal-fired power plant opened at Continue reading British power goes whole week without coal
Amazon.com Inc., the America-based e-commerce giant, has announced it will buy 229 MW of wind power from three wind farms in the US, Sweden, and Ireland as part of the company’s long-term aspiration to power the worldwide infrastructure of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) with 100% renewable energy.
Like Amazon, many tech companies are looking at Continue reading Amazon to buy 229 MW of wind power
Engineering company Siemens Gamesa has unveiled what appears to be the most powerful model of onshore wind power turbine so far.
Uniper, a German utility company, has begun feeding methane produced using wind power into its gas pipeline network.Continue reading Uniper begins feeding gas from wind power into grid
People in the US who live near wind turbines prefer to keep them rather than swap them for a fossil fuel power plant or a solar installation, according to new analysis published in Nature Energy for an existing large-scale survey.Continue reading Survey reveals positive attitude towards wind turbines
After nearly 20 years of operation, Blyth Offshore Wind Farm, which was the UK’s first wind farm situated offshore, will be decommissioned according to its operator, E.ON Energy.Continue reading Britain’s premier offshore wind farm to go offline
The UK government is to provide further support for the expansion of offshore wind power. It hopes that it will be meeting about a third of the country’s electricity demand by 2030.Continue reading UK government to back offshore wind power
Google has announced on its company blog that it has successfully managed to boost the value of its generated wind power by 20%, thanks to installing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in some of its facilities.Continue reading Google boosts wind power efficiency with AI
High winds in February have helped the UK wind power industry to set a series of new records.Continue reading UK wind power sets new records
According to Orsted (formerly DONG Energy), the Hornsea One windfarm has begun generating electricity. The windfarm, which is sited about 75 miles off the Yorkshire coast, will be the largest offshore windfarm in the world when it is completed, being almost twice the size of the current leader, the Walney Extension, which has a capacity of 659 MW.Continue reading Giant UK windfarm produces first power