Weatherwatch: extending life of turbine blades is next challenge for wind power

Onshore wind turbines have become the cheapest form of generating electricity in the UK – and many other windy parts of the world. This is partly because the design of blades to make maximum use of available wind has improved along with the height and … #windenergy #energy #renewableenergy

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With cheap solar and wind power, is it time to rethink ‘energy efficiency’?

The need to cut emissions from the energy sector has motivated the use of hydro, solar and wind power, and the development of more efficient buildings that consume less energy. And these solutions have indeed slightly reduced the world’s per-capita …and more » #windenergy #wind #windpower

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France sets out ten-point plan to double wind power capacity by 2023

Global installed wind energy capacity has grown on average by 22 percent a year since 2006 as countries turn to low-carbon sources to produce electricity. Renewables, including wind, solar, bioenergy, hydropower and wave and tidal energy, could account …and more » #windenergy #windpower #power #renewableenergy

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‘Solar power fever’ breaks out in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – A report from USAID found that by the end of July 2017 hundreds of solar power projects had been committed which have a total capacity of 17,000 MW. vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam … #solarpowe #solarenergy #energy #solar

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