Wind Integration: Does It Reduce Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Wind Integration: Does It Reduce Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions? By Mary Hutzler Wind is not a new power generation technology. It was one of our principal sources of energy, along with wood and water, prior to the carbon era. However, the use of renewables in the pre-carbon age was very different from the current […]

Biomass Electricity More Efficient than Ethanol

Biomass — plant matter that’s grown to generate energy — converted into electricity could result in 81% more transportation miles and 108% more emissions offsets than ethanol, according to U.S. researchers. In addition, the electricity option would be twice as effective at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The study, published in the May 22 issue […]

GE’s OpFlex Technology Now Available For E-Class Turbines

GE Energy announced that it has launched new technology for E-class gas turbines, which will lead to cleaner, efficient, more affordable power that will help save fuel, cut costs and enable reduced greenhouse gas emissions at Great River Energy’s Lakefield Junction Station in Trimont, Minnesota, U.S.A. The OpFlex Enhancements Package helps reduce the risk of […]