ExaWind Supercharges Wind Power Plant Simulations On Land & At Sea

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 01:41:16 +0000

Suite of open-source, HPC-powered physics codes allows engineers to do everything but collect their mail inside a virtual wind power plant

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Wind Power

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 01:13:10 +0000

Human civilizations have harnessed wind power for thousands of years. Early forms of windmills used wind to crush grain or pump water. Now, modern wind turbines use the wind to create electricity. Learn how a wind turbine works

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:39:13 +0000

Offshore Wind Resources Are Abundant: Offshore wind has the potential to deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities along U.S. coastlines. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the technical resource potential for U.S. offshore wind is more than 2,000 gigawatts of capacity, or 7,200 terawatt-hours per year of generation

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Elon Musk: “The US Is Moving Toward Sustainable Energy”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:08:21 +0000

During Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting and Battery Day event, CEO Elon Musk said something that should have dominated headlines: “The US is moving toward sustainable energy.”

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Coal Dropped from 26.9% of US Electricity to 17.7% in 2 Years — So Much For Trump Saving Coal

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 02:02:21 +0000

Electricity from coal power plants has declined from 26.9% of US electricity generation in the first 7 months of 2018 to 17.7% of US electricity in the first 7 months of 2020. Furthermore, that’s down from 33% in 2015, 39% in 2014, 45% in 2010, and 50% in

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US Offshore Wind Projects Face Make-or-Break Moment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:45:29 +0000

Offshore wind is at a key juncture right now. And your voice can help take it to the next level

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2.3 Gigawatts Of USA Wind & Solar Projects Get Investment From ENGIE & Hannon Armstrong

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:57:04 +0000

A little more than a month ago, I reported on an EY report, its biannual Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI), that indicated once again the United States was #1 for renewable energy investment attractiveness. It and China are basically always at the top. A big part of this is simply the scale of opportunity in these major markets (along with the cost-competitiveness of wind and solar)

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USA Could Hit 90% Clean Electricity By 2035

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 15:38:02 +0000

Experts disagree about how fast the United States can replace coal and gas-fired power plants with zero-carbon electricity. Some say we can shift to 100 percent clean power by 2050 with little friction and minimal cost. Others

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Central USA Set Several Wind Power Records In Spring

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:10:32 +0000

Earlier this year, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), the regional transmission organization that manages the electric grid for much of the central United States, set records for the highest share of electricity demand supplied by wind power in both a single-hour period (72%) and a full day (62%)

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