wind energy

Electricity Jolts Worldwide Energy Investments in 2016 That Totaled $1.7 Trillion

In its 2017 World Energy Investment report released last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimated total global investment of $1.7 trillion or about 2.2% of global gross domestic product ...
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US Electricity Grid Study May Hold Some Surprises

Shortly after Energy Secretary Rick Perry was confirmed by the Senate in April, he ordered a review of the country's electricity grid, paying special attention to whether policies that encourage ...
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China Replaces US as Largest Producer of Renewable Energy

China's total electric power generation capacity from renewable sources now represents 20.5% of the world's total while the U.S. share is 20%. China is now the world's leading producer of ...
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Global Renewable Energy Investments to Reach $7.4 Trillion Through 2040

Between now and 2040, global spending on new electric power generation is forecast to total $10.2 trillion. Of that total, 72% — $7.4 trillion — will be invested in renewables, with ...
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Renewable Energy Supports 9.8 Million Jobs Worldwide

According to the International Renewable Energy Agency's "Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017," the industry supports 9.8 million jobs worldwide. The number seems small based on the breadth ...
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No, Wind Power in America Is Not Dying

There have been many uncertainties around all aspects of alternative energy and renewable energy of late. After all, the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has ...
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TPI Composites Gears Up for Secondary Offering

TPI Composites Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIC) has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a secondary offering. The company intends to sell 4.5 million shares, ...
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GE Trails Vestas in Global Wind Turbine Market

Total global wind power installed capacity at the end of 2016 was nearly 487,000 megawatts, a one-year gain of just over 54,600 megawatts for the year, according to the Global ...
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sustainable energy

Morgan Stanley ‘Cautious’ on Clean Energy Sector

While the November election of Donald Trump brought a smile to the fossil fuel industry, the reaction in the renewables energy sector was more subdued. Analysts at Morgan Stanley published ...
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green energy

After Years of Gains, Clean Energy Investment Is on the Decline

Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Maybe it's a nuance, or maybe your political stance determines how you feel about this debate. 24/7 Wall St. has tracked investment ...
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Coal the Cheapest Power Source in Just 3% of the US

The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin last week released a series of white papers combined as a single report called "The Full Cost of Electricity (FCe-)." ...
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wind power

Wind to Generate 15% of Texas Electricity Demand in 2016

On Sunday, November 27, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced a new record for wind generation of electricity on a single day in the state: 15,000 megawatts. The ...
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sustainable energy

Renewables Account for All New Electricity Generation Capacity in August

A total of 463 megawatts of electric power generation plants were added to the U.S. fleet in August, and 100% of the addition came from renewable solar and wind energy ...
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wind power

How Texas Raised the Bar on Renewable Energy

States don't come any redder than Texas. Yet the state generates enough electricity from renewable energy sources to power 4 million homes, more than half the 7.39 million households in ...
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wind power

China’s Largest Wind Turbine Maker Seeks New Markets

In 2015, China's Goldwind Science & Technology installed 7,800 megawatts of wind power generation capacity, the most of any country, displacing General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) as the world's top ...
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