Cheap Wind Power in Alberta, Canada. Why Not in Oregon?

  When the winning bids for Alberta’s renewable power auction were announced in December, jaws dropped. The winning projects were approved…

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Energy Storage

A recent report by CoBank found that the primary driver for the purchase of battery systems among electricity distribution cooperatives…

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Tesla E-Truck Results

In November 2017, Tesla unveiled an electric semi-truck with semi-autonomous capabilities. The truck was reported to have a 500-mile range…

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Deepwater Offshore Wind Farms

The video show the installation of offshore wind turbines in the deepwaters of the North Sea. Oregon has a narrow…

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U.S. Offshore Wind

Vindeby was the first offshore wind farm in the world. Vindeby began operations in Denmark in 1991 with a power…

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Ormat Expanding Geothermal Operations In Pacific NW

Ormat Technologies Inc. has announced it will buy U.S. Geothermal Inc. for approximately $110 million. U.S. Geothermal is currently operating…

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Solar Power in Cuba

The Republic of Cuba will start construction on a 50-MW solar park in 2018. The solar park will be financed and…

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Big Oil, Moving Into Renewable Energy

British Petroleum (BP) has purchased a 43% interest in Lightsource Renewable Energy for U.S. $200 million. Lightsource Renewable Energy is…

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