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SA renewables surge bringing down energy prices, but consumers miss out

By Sophie Vorrath Wind and solar have delivered “substantially lower” wholesale electricity prices in South Australia, but it has yet to flow through to consumers. The post SA renewables surge bringing down energy prices, but consumers miss out appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Renewables covered 96% of new electrical capacity in opening months of 2022

By WPED Staff The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower) provided 96.3% of the domestic electrical generating capacity added in January and February 2022, according to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign. According to the latest issue…

Renewables generated more electricity than nuclear in 2021, a first

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Renewable energy sources generated more electricity than nuclear energy in the U.S. for the first time in 2021, data shows. Renewables — wind, hydropower, solar, biomass, and geothermal — generated 795 million MWh of electricity last year, while nuclear accounted for 778 million MWh, according to data from the Energy…

Wind power’s ‘colossal market failure’ threatens climate fight

By National Wind Watch Optimism abounds about the future of wind power, with a clean-energy boom powering robust growth in an industry that businesses and governments agree is key to slowing climate change. But a nagging problem could keep the sector from fulfilling that promise: Turbine makers are still struggling to translate soaring demand into…

Wind turbine in Thorney damaged by fire #ENG

By National Wind Watch A wind turbine has been severely damaged by a fire. The turbine burst into flames at about 17:45 BST on Sunday, at French Drove in Thorney, in the Cambridgeshire fens. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service sent crews from Crowland and Deeping Market to the fire, which had taken hold on one…

How the wind industry is adapting to climate-fueled extreme weather

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Uzair Memon can vividly remember when his phone started ringing off the hook. It was Feb. 14, 2021. Memon and his wife were celebrating Valentine’s Day when the chief commercial officer of digital services for GE Renewable Energy started fielding calls from concerned wind turbine owners and operators as an…

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