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Combining Wind Power & Water in a Unique Facility for Energy Production & Storage

Combining Wind Power & Water in a Unique Facility for Energy Production & Storage In the small German town of Gaildorf, big things are happening. The first water battery project has had its pilot in this picturesque old town near Stuttgart, using only natural sources of energy for both production and storage purposes. This pilot … Continue reading Combining Wind Power & Water in a Unique Facility for Energy Production & Storage

Nuclear Power Stations or Wind Farms – Which Is More Cost-Effective?

Nuclear Power Stations or Wind Farms – Which Is More Cost-Effective? Historically, wind farms have come under fire from their critics for being too inefficient and expensive to be cost-effective. However, rapid developments in the technology have resulted in plummeting costs, and the chief of a leading energy company now believes that it is nuclear, … Continue reading Nuclear Power Stations or Wind Farms – Which Is More Cost-Effective?

#Vestas to integrate energy storage with wind power

Vestas to integrate energy storage with wind power With renewable energy generation now cost-competitive with electricity produced from fossil fuels, significant challenges remain in how to integrate renewable energy into power grids and systems, as renewables cannot always match supply with demand. Sustainable energy company, Vestas, and battery-manufacturer, Northvolt, announced a technology collaboration on the … Continue reading #Vestas to integrate energy storage with wind power

House cuts wind power incentives, putting sector’s fate in Senate hands

House cuts wind power incentives, putting sector’s fate in Senate hands The House of Representatives last Thursday passed a tax overhaul bill that slashes incentives for wind power projects, turning the focus to the Senate, which is considering its own tax reform legislation that would leave those incentives in place. “There is $50 billion of … Continue reading House cuts wind power incentives, putting sector’s fate in Senate hands

New nuclear power cannot rival windfarms on price, energy boss says

New nuclear power cannot rival windfarms on price, energy boss says New nuclear power stations in the UK can no longer compete with windfarms on price, according to the boss of a German energy company’s green power arm. Hans Bunting, the chief operating officer of renewables at Innogy SE, part of the company that owns … Continue reading New nuclear power cannot rival windfarms on price, energy boss says