India’s clean energy boom slows as new solar projects get delayed. Experts say it can pick back up

BENGALURU, India — For years, renewable projects in India have been growing steadily, from small-town rooftop solar installations to large-scale projects across the desert and long stretches of wind turbines and solar panels on farmland all contributing to the country’s climate goal of transitioning to clean energy. But a mix of policy decisions, politics and … Read more

The US Has Big Plans for Wind Energy—but an Obscure 1920s Law Is Getting in the Way

The reason for the Jones Act’s longevity, says Colin Grabow, a research fellow at the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, is that while it tends to benefit only a few people and businesses, the act goes unnoticed because there are many payers sharing the increased costs. The Jones Act is one in a string … Read more

Wind-powered cargo ships with sail-like ‘wings’ could reduce fuel use by 30%

The Pyxis Ocean sailed from China to Brazil in September 2023, partially powered by large ‘wings’. Cargill A cargo ship with a difference is set to dock at the Polish port of Gdynia early next week. The Pyxis Ocean, a bulk carrier that is 229 meters long and 32 meters wide, looks like any other … Read more

Electrical grids aren’t keeping up with the green energy push. That could risk climate goals

FRANKFURT, Germany — Stalled spending on electrical grids worldwide is slowing the rollout of renewable energy and could put efforts to limit climate change at risk if millions of miles of power lines are not added or refurbished in the next few years, the International Energy Agency said. The Paris-based organization said in the report … Read more

The giant ship critical to building Dogger Bank Wind Farm

The Jan De Nul Group’s Voltaire in waters off China in Dec. 2022. As wind turbines get bigger, the vessels that install them are having to change, too. VCG | Visual China Group | Getty Images A project to build a facility described as “the world’s largest offshore wind farm” took a big step forward … Read more

The ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm’ produces its first power

A Haliade-X wind turbine photographed in the Netherlands on March 2, 2022. Peter Boer | Bloomberg | Getty Images A project described as the “world’s largest offshore wind farm” took a major step forward over the weekend after producing its first power. Located off the coast of northeast England in the North Sea, the Dogger … Read more

Offshore wind turbine catches hearth off east coast of Britain

An aerial view exhibits wind generators at RWE’s Scroby Sands Wind Farm, off the coast of Nice Yarmouth, japanese England, on February 15, 2023. Daniel Leal | Afp | Getty Photographs LONDON — An offshore wind turbine within the North Sea caught hearth Tuesday, with all personnel evacuated and accounted for. The turbine is a … Read more

Why the EV growth may put a significant pressure on our energy grid

Over half of all new vehicles bought within the U.S. by 2030 are anticipated to be electrical autos. That might put a significant pressure on our nation’s electrical grid, an ageing system constructed for a world that runs on fossil fuels. Home electrical energy demand in 2022 is anticipated to extend as much as 18% … Read more

Decide Rejects NIMBY Bid to Shut Down Offshore Wind in New England

Renewable vitality scored a giant win this week in Massachusetts. A federal choose within the state’s district courtroom rejected a lawsuit introduced by an alleged group of Nantucket residents, which sought to cease the primary main U.S. offshore wind mission from shifting ahead. Uncommon Polar Bear Assault in Canada | Excessive Earth Winery Wind, a … Read more

Recycling end-of-life photo voltaic panel, wind turbine is huge waste enterprise

Solarcycle CTO Pablo Dias and COO Rob Vinje present a photo voltaic panel laminate after it has been cleanly separated from the glass to traders and companions. The laminate is the place many of the worth is contained in a panel, like silver, silicon, and copper. Solarcycle The rising significance of wind and photo voltaic … Read more