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Wind meets 100% of Danish demand, again

Wind meets 100% of Danish demand, again

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On Feb. 22, Denmark for the second time surpassed a remarkable milestone by generating enough electricity from its onshore and offshore wind turbines over a 24-hour to cover the country’s entire energy demand. With consistent generation throughout the day (as shown in...

SPP eyes 75 percent wind penetration levels

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Fresh off setting the wind penetration record for North America grid managers, the Southwest Power Poll is aiming even higher, with analysis showing that the region has the potential to serve 75 percent of its load with wind. That, said one SPP executive, is a huge...
Japan accelerates its wind power expansion

Japan accelerates its wind power expansion

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With a month to go in its 2016-17 fiscal year, Japan is set to almost double the amount of new wind power capacity it installed over the previous year. Propelled by higher tariffs and a rising number of offshore wind farms, Japan will add 300 megawatts of wind...
Report: solar job growth soars in 2016

Report: solar job growth soars in 2016

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The American solar workforce grew at a historic pace in 2016, a year when one out of every 50 new U.S. jobs was in the solar industry, according to The Solar Foundation’s seventh annual National Solar Jobs Census 2016. The census found that solar industry added...