World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Can Power 16,000 Homes

The world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine will test its wings at an innovative facility in northeast England. The 12-megawatt Haliade-X, developed by GE Renewable Energy, stands 853 feet tall, or about three times the height of the Flat Iron building in New York City. Its massive rotor …

Renewable Energy Dominates Early 2018 Power Plant Construction

The February Infrastructure Update from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) reported that 98 percent of power plants built in the first two months of 2018 were renewable, Popular Mechanics reported Thursday. During January and February, the U.S. saw an additional 2,173 megawatts of electricity generation constructed. A full 1,568 …

Solar Jobs Could More Than Double In New Mexico

An American Jobs Project report has found that solar jobs in New Mexico could more than double by 2030. Projected growth of the New Mexico solar industry over the next 12 years could increase solar jobs to 6,800 from the current figure of about 2,500. “New Mexico has already made …

Public Support for Renewables Hits Record 85 Per Cent High

Support for renewable energy among UK residents has climbed yet again to hit 85 per cent, its highest level since the government first began recording attitudes towards energy and climate change issues five years ago. According to the latest survey results released today there has been a clear uptick in …