wind energy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on wind energy


Wind turbines contribute to climate change – study

Oct 05, 2018 - 3:46 PM

'Wind beats coal by any environmental measure, but that doesn't mean that its impacts are negligible,' says a senior author of the study

[OPINION] TRAIN at a crossroads on a coal tax

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Our electricity bills would likely increase not because of a coal tax but because coal will become more expensive in the years to come relative to renewable energy

PHINMA Energy pins hopes on DOE's new renewable energy policy

Apr 11, 2017 - 1:18 PM

With the tight competition in coal energy the firm plans to focus on renewable energy projects and retail electricity as it waits for the DOE s next renewable energy incentive

Renewable energy posted record growth rate in 2015 – IRENA

Apr 08, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Renewable energy is now the preferred option for new power generation capacity around the world says the International Renewable Energy Agency

epa05071233 Project Manager Klaus Schrot checks the last solar panels before the opening of a new solar farm on a former firing range in Star Buchholz in Schwerin, Germany, 16 Decemeber 2015. The company PVStrom has installed almost 40,000 solar modules. The installation will thus generate more than 10,000 megawatt hours of solar power annually. EPA/JENS BUETTNER

World's biggest wind farm given go-ahead off Britain

Feb 04, 2016 - 12:11 PM

Offshore wind developer Dong Energy says a final decision has been made to construct the 1 2 gigawatt Hornsea Project One scheme off the coast of Yorkshire in northern England

Image courtesy DONG Energy

Korean wind tower to rise in Catbalogan

Aug 05, 2015 - 8:15 AM

The proposed wind tower according to ODIN Energy is about 11 story building with a minimum ground floor area of 113 square meters

SOON TO RISE. The proposed wind tower is seen to generate four times more energy compared to the traditional ones. Illustration by Raffy de Guzman

Coal energy still most viable, for now

Mar 25, 2015 - 11:53 AM

The feed in tariff scheme which the government is banking on to promote renewable energy investments is not exactly investor friendly say industry experts

Google to buy wind energy to power headquarters

Feb 13, 2015 - 10:10 AM

Google and NextEra Energy Resources are working together to power Google s North Bayshore headquarters with wind energy

WIND ENERGY. Photo from Google Blog.

New wind farms to help bridge summer power shortage – WWF

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The new wind farms in Guimaras and Ilocos Norte have already contributed 300 MW to the country’s power supply the World Wide Fund for Nature says

Policy body eyes raising megawatts for wind energy projects

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:19 PM

The National Renewable Energy Board say raising installation targets for wind energy projects to 500 megawatts will help ease the summer power crisis in 2015

Ayala group keen on power projects in Aparri, Pamplona

May 27, 2013 - 9:39 AM

Ayala led NorthWind Power Development Corp is keen on developing its wind energy projects in northern Philippines

MORE POWER. A new wind farm in Ilocos is coming in 2015. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva

PH approves 3 new wind farms

May 21, 2013 - 12:02 PM

The wind projects will be the first to benefit from an incentive scheme which aims to ensure half the country s energy comes from renewable sources by 2030

MORE POWER. A new wind farm in Ilocos is coming in 2015. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva

Canadian researchers develop energy storage system

Mar 30, 2013 - 11:42 AM

Canadian researchers develop method to store excess wind and solar energy