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A Gigawatt A Day Keeps The CO2 Away

By [Energy Central] Charles Botsford, PE Introduction The global construction of renewable power generation is proceeding at an astonishing rate at just over 1 gigawatt (GW) per day [1]. This rate is accelerating. For reference, the Vogtle nuclear power plants in Georgia are rated at just over 1 GW each. If current projections hold, by…

Vindkraft-anlegg senker verdien på boliger betydelig

By National Wind Watch [Wind power plants reduce the value of homes significantly – If you get a wind turbine nearby, it can remove up to half a million kroner (~50,000 USD) from the house’s value.] Vindkraft på land har blitt svært kontroversielt, og den lokale motstanden er ofte svært høy. Så høy har konflikten…

Wind farm plan in Hokkaido called threat to endangered fish

By National Wind Watch Environmental groups are demanding the suspension of a wind power plant project in Hokkaido, saying it could devastate the population of “ito” (Japanese huchen), an endangered species of salmonid freshwater fish. The Environment Ministry has also cited the need for major revisions to the project. Japan Renewable Energy Corp. (JRE), a…

Tesla big battery replaces Hawaii’s last coal plant

By Joshua S Hill A 185MW/565MWh Tesla Megapack battery has been brought online in Oahu, effectively replacing Hawaii’s last coal power plant. The post Tesla big battery replaces Hawaii’s last coal plant appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Onsite LNG at Gas Power Plants?

By [Energy Central] Kennedy Maize Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Energy, seeking to improve its winter reliability, is planning to go into the liquified natural gas business in the Old Dominion. Dominion Energy Virginia (still technically operating under its original moniker, Virginia Electric and Power Co.) is planning an LNG production, storage, and regasification facility serving two…

Europe’s first ammonia-fuelled power plant could be built in Cork

By [Energy Central] Charley Rattan Bord Gáis Energy’s facility at Whitegate would serve as a global demonstration site for ammonia-fired power generation technology, providing insight into the feasibility and scalability of low carbon ammonia as a green fuel and shaping the future of power generation worldwide, with low carbon ammonia being sourced through Centrica Energy’s…

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