Originally published on ABB. By Alfredo Parres Supporting electricity grids as wind power reaches new highs As winter storms lash northern Europe, Denmark has announced record highs for wind’s contribution to its national electricity production. Global wind power capacity is set to grow by a further 50 to 100 percent by 2020, so it’s well The Key To Making The Most Of Rising Wind Energy Production Is… was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...

Originally published on ABB. By Alfredo Parres Supporting electricity grids as wind power reaches new highs As winter storms lash northern Europe, Denmark has announced record highs for wind’s contribution to its national electricity production. Global wind power capacity is set to grow by a further 50 to 100 percent by 2020, so it’s well The Key To Making The Most Of Rising Wind Energy Production Is… was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000...

A new mobile application (app) allowing users to access near-live satellite maps of solar and wind energy resources in the UAE (as well as elsewhere) was recently developed by the Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, according to a recent email sent to CleanTechnica. The Mobile App For Accessing Solar + Wind Energy Satellite Resource Maps Developed By Masdar was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join...

Danish wind energy juggernaut Vestas Wind Systems has announced it will be providing 149 wind turbines to the Kingfisher Wind project in Oklahoma, which is expected to begin operation in 2016. Vestas Wind will provide 149 V100-2.0 MW turbines to the project, which is ‘construction ready’ and expected to be completed by the end of 2015.  First Vestas Signs On To 298 MW Oklahoma Wind Project was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the Chairman of Masdar & UAE Minister of State, gave the opening remarks at the start of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the World Future Energy Summit. Listening to them, it’s hard not to get the impression he could be labeled a climate hawk. Or maybe it’s just that speech Masdar Chairman: “Renewable Energy Has Graduated” & “Opportunity To Revisit Fossil Fuel Subsidies” was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over...

Amazon Web Services has announced it will be supporting the construction of a 150 MW wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, which will end up being known officially as the Amazon Web Services Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). Amazon has signed a 13 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the energy generated from the Fowler Ridge Amazon Web Services Invests In Indiana Wind Farm was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |...

I was honored this year to be brought to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week on behalf of Masdar’s Zayed Future Energy Prize team. As I noted the other day, the $4 million Zayed Future Energy Prize, established in 2008, is the largest renewable energy and sustainability prize in the world. I call it the Oscars of Cleantech. The 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize Winners Are… (Ceremony Videos) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other...

Is 2015 The Year Of The Energiewende?

Published - Jan 20, 2015

The amount of renewable capacity is growing & replaced coal as Germany's principal electricity supply in Is 2015 The Year Of The Energiewende? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced Sunday $57 million worth of concessional loans for five separate renewable energy projects across developing countries. The loans come as part of the second of seven loan cycles which intend to commit $350 million over seven years to develop renewable Developing Countries Benefit From IRENA & ADFD Loan was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |...

Al Gore today won the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize* Lifetime Achievement Award. At the press conference afterwards, I got in the first question (natch). I asked former Vice President Gore — one of the most influential people in the history of the movement to address global warming, and thus, the history of the world — what he Al Gore Speaks To CleanTechnica (VIDEO) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+...

American solar energy giant SunEdison announced last November its intention to acquire renewable energy company, First Wind, in a deal worth $2.4 billion, that will subsequently result in SunEdison becoming the world’s largest renewable energy development company. SunEdison, primarily known for its solar energy portfolio, announced in a press release on its website late last SunEdison Raises $590 Million For First Wind Acquisition was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |...

A new study has shown that increasing Britain’s installed wind energy capacity could go a long way to securing energy independence for the island nation. Commissioned by national trade body RenewableUK, and conducted by independent analysts Cambridge Econometrics, the report concluded that additional wind power in the country’s energy grid would make Britain’s energy supply Wind Power Could Secure Energy Independence for Britain was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ |...