The United States Consumed Record Amount Of Renewable Energy In 2019

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:20:47 +0000

In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption

Read more

Harvesting Near-Ground Winds with Advanced Compact Turbines

Credit to Author: Kevin Wolf| Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:45:00 +0000

The post Harvesting Near-Ground Winds with Advanced Compact Turbines appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Wind-Harvester-prototype-progression

Compact (H-type) vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are not as familiar as their horizontal-axis, propeller-type cousins. The two have their origins in the windmills of the 12th century, and even earlier, but the former has lacked financing, and research and development resources that have been poured into the latter to produce some of the lowest-cost energy […]

The post Harvesting Near-Ground Winds with Advanced Compact Turbines appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

What Will It Take to Make Offshore Wind Viable in the U.S.?

Credit to Author: Alyssa Regina Rose| Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:48:51 +0000

The post What Will It Take to Make Offshore Wind Viable in the U.S.? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The benefits of offshore wind power have become indisputable. While it takes significant investment to bring these sources of power about, we can see that where offshore wind is being introduced, jobs are being created and clean, sustainable energy is being generated. Despite these clear and appealing benefits, however, only a handful of countries have […]

The post What Will It Take to Make Offshore Wind Viable in the U.S.? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Orlando Utility Pulling Plug on Coal-Fired Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 22:10:15 +0000

The post Orlando Utility Pulling Plug on Coal-Fired Generation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) said it plans to eliminate the group’s use of coal for power generation no later than 2027, including converting two coal-fired units at its Stanton Energy Center to run on natural gas. The Florida utility’s management on Oct. 14 made the recommendation as part of its Electric Integrated Resource Plan […]

The post Orlando Utility Pulling Plug on Coal-Fired Generation appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 17:12:59 +0000

The post The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives appeared first on POWER Magazine.

wind-solar-hybrid-renewable-energy

Tax credits and incentives, also known as C&I, have long been important to support the growth of energy technologies, from oil and gas exploration to solar and wind power. Federal tax credits have lifted the U.S. renewable energy industry over the past decade, leading to rapid growth in the sector. Laurence Sotsky is the CEO […]

The post The POWER Interview: Importance of Tax Credits and Incentives appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

The post Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Offshore wind capacity is slated to surge to more than 234 GW by 2030—a remarkable boost when compared to the current 29.1 GW that was installed worldwide at the end of 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said in an August-released analysis of the sector. In the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind […]

The post Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000

The post Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Offshore wind capacity is slated to surge to more than 234 GW by 2030—a remarkable boost when compared to the current 29.1 GW that was installed worldwide at the end of 2019, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said in an August-released analysis of the sector. In the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind […]

The post Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030 appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Gearing Up for Grid Integration

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:04:00 +0000

The post Gearing Up for Grid Integration appeared first on POWER Magazine.

The growing adoption of distributed energy resources presents another challenge for utilities and grid operators as they design and plan for how electricity is produced and delivered. The past few years have

The post Gearing Up for Grid Integration appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 22:20:06 +0000

The post Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Technological innovation has forever been part of the power generation sector, as electricity producers strive for more efficient and more economic ways to deliver power. The POWER magazine editorial staff, in a “State of the Industry” presentation on Sept. 28 to open the virtual 2020 Experience POWER conference, identified four trends in power generation that […]

The post Decarbonization, Decentralization Driving Power Industry appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more