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5 Wind Energy Giants Embracing Solar Power

By [email protected] Onshore wind is now the leading renewable energy technology in the U.S., and it’s still knocking competitors out of the way. Last year wind overtook hydropower in total generation, and 2020 is on track to be a record year for new wind farm construction. But all other energy sources are losing ground to…

New SGS software aims to double capacity of solar PV that can connect to utility substations

By Kelsey Misbrener Clean energy software firm Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has developed five methods that could double the capacity available for solar panels and other distributed energy resources (DERs) to connect to individual electricity substations. Using the company’s ANM Element software product, utility companies can monitor the amount of power generated by solar photovoltaics,…

Adjusting Nuclear, Wind and Solar Energy For Equal Comparisons

By Brian Wang The coronavirus crisis has US corporate interest rates are in the 1.8-4.1% range. China has a 10-year government bond yield of 2.6%. Low rates make new nuclear energy and other high capital cost projects more affordable. We have to adjust the cost calculations for solar and wind to factor in the shorter…

Wind farm energy powers California #WA (letter)

By National Wind Watch When Michael Rucker talks about “Wind energy myths generate confusion” (Tri-City Herald, 4/2/20), he adds to the confusion: He says it will bring “wind energy to the region and the state of Washington,” but he really means it’s electricity for California and its renewable energy mandate; we have plenty of energy…

Wind farm moves forward in Knox County #IL

By National Wind Watch GALESBURG – After hours of public hearings, the Knox County Zoning Board of Appeals made a crucial decision regarding the fate of a wind farm planned for the county Wednesday afternoon. Orion Renewable Energy Group plans to start construction on the $150-170 million wind farm, the first in Knox County, this…

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