RIP Google Makani: Perhaps The Entire Airborne Wind Energy Space Will Finally Disappear

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:00:03 +0000

With luck, the airborne wind energy space will sink back into academic research efforts involving kitesurfing kites at University of Delft. It’s useful to continue to play with things in academia, and it’s a domain with a lot of engineering complexity that’s a good proving ground for engineers who can go on to do useful things as a result

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Hornsea One Will Power Millions of UK Homes

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:00:43 +0000

Hornsea One, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, is almost complete and will power millions of homes in Britain. The farm will span an area of 407 square kilometers, which is over 5 times the size of the city of Hull. Each wind turbine is around 100 meters tall and the blades are 75 meters long

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Denmark Passes Magic 50% In Renewable Electricity Generation Milestone

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 01:29:00 +0000

2019 was a record year for renewable electricity generation in Denmark. The national media outlet dr.dk reports that, for the first time ever, half of Denmark’s electricity consumption originated from renewable generation

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Ørsted Divests “Loss-Making” LNG Business

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:35:10 +0000

Danish renewable energy giant Ørsted announced last week that it has signed an agreement with leading global natural resources company Glencore to divest itself of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) business

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100% WWS Part 3: Jacobson’s New Study Leans Into The Green New Deal

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:07:15 +0000

While Jacobson’s latest Stanford study on 100% renewables by 2050 will draw fire for leaning into the Green New Deal, it strongly supports that policy

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100% WWS Part 2: Jacobson’s Latest Study Covers Storage, Transmission, & More

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:06:12 +0000

pumped hydro energy storageJacobson’s latest study carefully uses with current technologies and currently available resources for storage and transmission. The latest evidence is that there are much cheaper alternatives than his team models, underselling the potential

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