Renewable Energy News: New Advocacy Group to Drive Political Support for Wind Power in the US
A new issue advocacy group has been formed under the name American Wind Action with the goal of helping elect candidates who are strong advocates for wind power in the U.S.
Renewable Energy News: Shuttered Mine Streamlines Development, Slashes Costs of Pumped-hydro Storage in Australia
In the eastern Australian state of Queensland, developers plans to transform a disused gold mine into a 450-MW pumped-hydro storage facility at a fraction of the cost typically associated with pumped-hydro projects.
Renewable Energy News: Leveraging Live Video Broadcast Technology to Streamline Renewable Energy Site Management
In the renewable energy industry, many companies worldwide find that distances between offices and installation sites pose a significant challenge for surveying and project management.
Renewable Energy News: Developers of 99.9-MW Glyn Rhonwy pumped-storage project withdraw permit applications
Hydroelectric power developer Snowdonia Pumped Hydro has withdrawn its application for environmental permits for the 99.9-MW Glyn Rhonwy pumped-storage plant from Natural Resources Wales.
Renewable Energy News: EPAct 2005: A Game Changer for Transmission? Part Two
In part one of this article, we discussed Section 1222 — entitled “Third-Party Finance” — of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Here, we look closer at Section 1222 put in practice with Clean Line Energy’s Plains & Eastern Clean Line Project
Renewable Energy News: Drones Go Where Man Has Gone Before
Around the nation, that chatter you hear is the buzz about drones (or the more official term - small unmanned aerial systems - sUAS). Duke Energy is grabbing its share of buzz. It's one of the few utilities testing drones and looking to make them part...
Renewable Energy News: SunEdison Sells Portfolio of Indian Rooftop Solar Projects
SunEdison Inc., the bankrupt clean-energy giant, sold a 7-MW portfolio of rooftop solar projects in India to Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt.
Nuclear Power: Susquehanna Unit 1 Back Online
Unit 1 at the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant seven miles north of Berwick, Pa., is back on line after a 21-day outage prompted by discovery of a water leak inside the reactors containment structure, Talen Energy said on Monday.(read more
Nuclear Power: Entergy Contains Small Lubricant Leak At FitzPatrick NPP
Entergy said Monday that workers at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant near Scriba, N.Y., had identified the source of a lubricant leak that had contaminated the power plant's discharge canal on Sunday, causing a visible sheen to spread across Lake Ontario.
Wind Power Monthly: Nordex installs 230-metre onshore turbine
GERMANY: Nordex has installed its N131 3.3MW turbine on its new 164-metre hybrid tower, resulting in the world's tallest turbine, the manufacturer claimed.