Energy

The New York State and the wind energy project

The project provides for the construction of an onshore wind farm and related transmission infrastructure, including underground and overhead lines, substations, an operation and maintenance base and related facilities. The proposed wind farm will use up to 48 turbines, the output of which is expected to be enough to supply...

Russian state nuclear company develops small reactors

Rosatom, the Russian state nuclear company, has developed small reactors effectively placed on floats can be assembled quickly, these reactors can be put in a wider range of locations and respond more nimbly to fluctuating supply on power grids that increasingly rely on wind and solar. The Russian design involves...

Wind Energy: the European situation

According to a study by the association WindEurope, in the whole 2018 was expected 3.3 GW of new offshore wind and 10.2 GW of onshore wind. This meant 13.5 GW of new wind capacity in total for the year. Countries like Germany, France, UK continue to drive the market growth:...

Searching for new sources of energy in Ghana: nuclear energy is also evaluated

According to the latest statements it appears that nuclear energy will be one of the main sources of power production by 2029. Ghana has already made several attempts to diversify its energy mix with the introduction of solar sources. Now,  the Ministry of Energy is also thinking about nuclear energy. The government has established a Nuclear Regulatory Authority...

The first wind farm in Serbia

Serbia will soon has its first wind farm, thanks to unexpected financing. The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), a specialized fund to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in East and South Europe, will provide € 32 million to finance wind energy in Serbia. The first Serbian wind farm will be built 50...

The new gas pipeline project in Virginia

A new gas pipeline will soon cross Virginia, from Marshall County in the north of West Virginia to Cabell County in the southwest of the state. The pipeline will be 171 mile (275 km) long and it will supply clean, economical and national production of natural gas. The construction of the...

Wind energy: overview on the global market

According to a recent study by Wind energy association WindEurope, the wind energy industry is a constantly growing sector. Only in 2017, the global wind industry increased its production capacity of 52.6 GW, bringing the world total to 539.581 GW. Regarding the major world powers, it can be noted that the wind energy industry...

South Africa Nuclear Industry ask the government for a broad perspective in energy plans

The South Africa nuclear industry Association is committed to promoting the highest standards in the development and application of nuclear technology in South Africa. NIASA is composed of organisations, groups, and individuals, from not only the established nuclear sector, but also any entities involved in any technology endeavor related to...

Wind Catcher project in the Oklahoma Panhandl: 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction

A $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project was announced by Southwestern Electric Power Co. that includes acquisition of a 2,000-megawatt wind farm under construction in the Oklahoma Panhandle and construction of a 360-mile dedicated generation tie line to the Tulsa area, where the existing electrical grid will deliver the wind energy to customers. “We...

Wind energy: excellent results in Texas

Investments and new projects in the wind energy sector are growing more and more in the U.S.A. This definitely happens in Texas, where we can see excellent results in wind energy production. Thanks to smart policy decisions and innovative developing projects, wind power is now the nation’s main source of renewable energy! According to a report...