Daily Archives: June 7, 2017

Wind, solar farms face tougher rules to guarantee power #AUS

By National Wind Watch Wind and solar farms will be forced to meet tougher standards to guarantee reliable energy as the Turnbull government prepares a dramatic overhaul of the sector in a bid to avoid blackouts and price spikes. The new rules are being put forward to make renewable energy projects install batteries or back-up…

Land reclassified to accommodate wind farm #AB

By National Wind Watch The oft-delayed NaturEner Wild Rose 2 Energy Inc. wind turbine project was up for discussion again Tuesday, as the company applied to have seven additional property titles south of Dunmore reclassified to be part of its Wind Energy Facility district. NaturEner director of renewable development Dave Trofimenkoff spoke at the public…

Ill winds: New rules could hamstring Vermont wind power #VT

By National Wind Watch On Thursday, an obscure legislative committee will have the final say over new wind-power rules that have sent shock waves through Vermont’s renewable-energy community. “It is really a ban on wind,” says AllEarth Renewables CEO David Blittersdorf, who has pushed wind projects of his own. “I am going to have to…

Wind energy fight unites farming, energy groups in Lincoln County #SD

By National Wind Watch A coalition of farm and energy groups launched a campaign Tuesday asking voters to overturn restrictive wind turbine rules passed last month in Lincoln County. The ordinance requires turbines to be spaced at least a half mile from homes unless the energy company obtains a waiver from the neighboring landowner. Supporters…

Commissioners not representing the majority #IN

By National Wind Watch As of May 24, it is abundantly clear that Henry County has three Commissioners who are not representing the majority of their people. They proudly exhibit their personal dedication to promoting anything “wind” in the County, and seem to have a renewed resolve to cover the County with these monstrosities. Where…

New Fisker EMotion Images and Details Revealed

By Jon LeSage Fisker Inc. released design specifications and three teaser photos yesterday on its all-electric EMotion. Lightening the car up and using a patented crash design means it can safely achieve 400-miles of range on a charge and a top speed of 161 mph, the company said of the “clean sheet design from the…

DONG Energy to launch battery at Burbo bank Offshore Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese DONG Energy has announced plans to offer frequency response from its existing Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm using a combination of wind power and battery. DONG Energy will present the solution as part of its R&D conference at Offshore Wind 2017. The addition of the 2-MW battery system, set to be installed…

Electrolab partners with BEC Solar on new energy management software

By Kelsey Misbrener Electrolab announced a new partnership with Bandera Electric Cooperative’s BEC Solar division for product development and manufacturing of the new control unit for their Apolloware energy management software. Apolloware is a cloud-based software platform that allows residential or commercial users to monitor and control the solar generation and energy usage from their…

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