Wind Power | Castine Project Connects Offshore Wind Turbine

Off the coast of Castine, Maine the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine prototype was acknowledged by the Energy Department. This is another significant step forward in the growth of the offshore wind power industry and it represents the first concrete-composite floating platform wind turbine to be deployed in the world. “Developing America’s vast renewable […] Read more »

Biomass | Grangemouth Power Plant, Scotland

There are a number of new large-scale biomass plants planned for Scotland as the government continues to work towards the goal of sourcing all electricity from renewable sources. A new $710 million (£465m) wood fuelled biomass power plant has been approved by the Scottish government to be sited at the port of Grangemouth on the […] Read more »

Solar Energy | Approval Granted For Quartzsite Power Plant in Arizona

A proposed 100 MW solar power plant near Quartzsite, Arizona has recently been given the green light by federal government. The proposed project is a concentrating solar power plant that will use SolarReserve’s concentrating solar power technology and, according to the Bureau of Land Management the project could begin construction in 2014 and be operational […] Read more »

Wind Power In Arkansas

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, Arkansas ranks 27th in wind energy potential with an available wind resource of 9,200 megawatts at 80 meters. However the majority of the potential in the state looks as though it is going to remain untapped for some time into the near future. There are a number of […] Read more »