PacifiCorp, the Berkshire Hathaway-owned utility that operates in three states, is possibly considering replacing its Wyoming coal plants with solar, wind, and energy storage. But the state legislature in the coal-heavy state, fearing for local jobs, has taken steps to… Read More
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With the continued increase in renewable energy use across the United States and Europe solar power outperforms wind power in terms of returns on investments on a global scale, according to a recent report from Fitch Ratings. This was Fitch’s… Read More
Wind power has hit an important milestone in America, with 980 working wind installations generating 70 gigawatts of renewable electricity. Solar power gets a lot of attention because it’s so much more visible to many of us, quietly working away… Read More
A new proposal by Canadian renewable energy company Beothuk Energy would see a new 1GW wind farm built 20km off the blustery Nova Scotia coast. The electricity generated by the offshore project would be exported to the United States via… Read More
Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, doesn’t like wind turbines. He has made dramatic cuts in government subsidies for wind farms, in a move that’s sure to hold back Australia’s renewable energy sector. Tony Abbott has made it clear where he… Read More
Today, at the CIGRE Session 45 in Paris, GE’s Energy Consulting business (NYSE: GE) presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency. The study, which was sponsored by the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory,… Read More
The Oracle of Omaha sure loves wind power. Of course, Warren Buffett invests to make money, so the continuing wind plays by companies in his Berkshire Hathaway empire are really a sign of the sector’s economic attractiveness. The latest Buffett-related… Read More