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American Electric Power (#AEP) Is Planning To Build A Two-Gigawatt Wind Farm

American Electric Power (AEP) Is Planning To Build A Two-Gigawatt Wind Farm The American Electric Power (AEP) is building the largest wind farm in the US in Oklahoma, but there’s a growing fight over the two-gigawatt wind power project which may reshape how Americans pay for renewable energy, reports Bloomberg. The project, Wind Catcher, is … Continue reading American Electric Power (#AEP) Is Planning To Build A Two-Gigawatt Wind Farm

Southwest Power Pool real-time prices drop on high wind generation

Southwest Power Pool real-time prices drop on high wind generation Southwest Power Pool real-time prices turned negative Monday afternoon as wind generation picked up. South Hub real-time was negative $15.25/MWh around 1:25 pm CDT Monday as wind generation increased in the SPP footprint. Wind generation was more than 43% of the SPP fuel mix at … Continue reading Southwest Power Pool real-time prices drop on high wind generation

Federal commission denies wind farm developer’s request

Federal commission denies wind farm developer’s request Waiver would have allowed for speedy equipment site relocation The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a request from the developer behind wind turbines proposed for Cass and Miami counties that would have allowed it to easily change where it connects with an electric transmission grid. The Feb. … Continue reading Federal commission denies wind farm developer’s request

#New_Jersey to accelerate 3.5 GW offshore wind target

New Jersey to accelerate 3.5 GW offshore wind target While the industry has lagged in the United States, investment in offshore wind will accelerate as states set and work towards goals. Despite New Jersey’s wind legislation being eight years old, however, there has been no development. “Little progress has been made on offshore wind development … Continue reading #New_Jersey to accelerate 3.5 GW offshore wind target

EIA : Wind to beat hydro as leading US renewable resource in next 2 years

EIA: Wind to beat hydro as leading US renewable resource in next 2 years Because the weather is hard to predict, so too are wind and hydro generation. “Because few new hydro plants are expected to come online in the next two years, hydroelectric generation in 2018 and 2019 will largely depend on precipitation and … Continue reading EIA : Wind to beat hydro as leading US renewable resource in next 2 years

A better battery? #MIT researchers say discovery could improve storage of energy from wind, sun

A better battery? MIT researchers say discovery could improve storage of energy from wind, sun Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers say they’ve improved a large-scale battery, opening the possibility of storing massive amounts of renewable energy for a rainy day — or a day without wind. The researchers say their changes to liquid-sodium batteries will … Continue reading A better battery? #MIT researchers say discovery could improve storage of energy from wind, sun