Welspun Proposes 500MW More Wind Energy India

A proposal has been agreed upon between Welspun Energy, Ltd and New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) to install 500MW of wind energy in the state. Welspun Energy is part of the $3 billion diversified Welspun Group and it already has a significant portfolio of renewable energy projects in different stages […] Read more »

Wind Power | Cimarron Wind Energy Project

The Cimarron Wind Energy Project is a 165MW wind powered generating facility in Gray County, Kansas. The facility is being developed by CPV Renewable Energy Company, LLC and is producing the electricity for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The wind facility consists of 72 Siemens 2.3 megawatt turbines and they will supply TVA customers with […] Read more »

Wave Power | Wave Clapper and Power Wing

A new idea in wave power technology has been put to the test by Israel’s Eco Wave Power and it is hoped that when it is brought to a point where it may be commissioned it will be able to produce energy that is cheaper than a coal-fired power plant. The project is a wave […] Read more »

Wind Power | Windstar Project

The Windstar Project is a wind farm that has been constructed in Tehachapi, California by Western Wind Energy Corp. The wind farm sits on 1,850 acres of land owned by the company and consists of 60 Gamesa G80 and G87 2MW turbines giving the project a maximum generating capacity of 120MW. The company has signed […] Read more »

Wind Power | Michigan Wind 2 Wind Project

The Michigan Wind 2 Project has been commissioned by Exelon Wind in Minden City, Michigan. This wind farm consists of 50 Vestas Wind Systems turbines and has a maximum generating capacity of 90MW. It represents the first commercial wind project to have been developed by Exelon Wind. As well as producing electricity for more than […] Read more »

Advantages Of Solar Power

Solar energy is still a developing energy with technological advances continually being made to make it more cost efficient and more abundant. Currently it is still a form of electricity that is only used by a minority of households, either as self-contained rooftop installations or on the grid direct from a solar power plant. There […] Read more »

Benefits of Solar Energy

In order to justify why there is so much technological and monetary effort going into solar power and the development of new solar energy facilities it might be worthwhile going over a few of the significant benefits that are achieved from using solar energy. Some of these may seem obvious, some may be debatable and […] Read more »

Biomass | Lufkin Power Plant

Work has started on the construction of the first biomass power plant in the state of Texas. The groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the project has just taken place hosted by Aspen Power in Lufkin, Texas. The Lufkin Biomass Power Plant will have a maximum capacity to produce 50MW of renewable energy sourced electricity. […] Read more »

Wind Power | Fire Island Wind Project

Up until this point the total wind energy capacity in the state of Alaska comes to somewhere approaching 10MW with the 4.5MW Kodiak Island Wind Project making up a significant proportion of that. That is about to be significantly increased thanks to a power purchase agreement signed in October 2011. Chugach Electric Association (CEA), Alaska’s […] Read more »