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Marion County not alone in ‘Wind Farm’ discussions, fight #KS

By National Wind Watch Words matter… Have we all been so dumbed down (sorry) with the title of “Wind Farm” that we are numb to the fact that smooth-talking, wind companies (Expedition Wind/Diamond Vista/Tradewind) are actually proposing to build “Industrial wind turbines” in our communities? This will affect each of us in Marion County, Kansas,…

The Driven Podcast: Biofuels, batteries, or hydrogen

By Giles Parkinson With the energy transition in the main grid gathering pace, more focus is turning to de-carbonising transport. We talk to Australian engineer Stephanie Moroz, who has worked in all three sectors, about the pros and cons of biofuels, batteries and hydrogen. The post The Driven Podcast: Biofuels, batteries, or hydrogen appeared first…

Wind project draws fire #OR

By National Wind Watch More than a dozen citizens asked the Wasco County Commission April 3 not to submit a letter of support it wrote for the Summit Ridge wind project east of Dufur. The commission opted to table the matter. The commission had written the letter on behalf of the owner of the Summit…

Consider nature, wind farm impact #IL

By National Wind Watch According to the World Book Encyclopedia, millions of years ago – during the Ice Age and subsequent Global Warming Era – some of the most fertile soil on this planet was created here in central Illinois. This area has been called “the garden of the nation” and “the bread basket of…

Novatus extends 1 GW+ of U.S. wind service agreements with Vestas

By Michelle Froese The new agreements extend the original Vestas service contracts with Novatus Energy from 10 to 20-year terms. Novatus Energy has signed long-term service agreement extensions with Vestas across seven wind projects, totaling 1,043 MW in the U.S. The agreements extend the original Vestas service contracts at the projects from their original 10-year…

Renewable Energy is Now a Third of All Energy Worldwide

By Ryan Austin Renewable energy capacity worldwide is at an all-time high of 2,351 GW, just over a third of the world’s total electricity capacity. According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency, total renewable energy capacity grew from 2,127 GW in 2017 to 2,350 GW in 2018, a 10% increase over…

Vestas receives two new U.S. wind orders

By Michelle Froese Vestas recently announced two new wind turbine orders in the U.S. from different clients. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has placed an order for 143 MW of Vestas‘ V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat II Wind project in Texas. Bearkat II is the second phase of the Bearkat project, following the successful 2017…

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