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Who is without selfishness. Today this world is in restless condition because of egoism which is increasing day by day. We do not know where it will be stand. Whenever the strongest think he is not getting his part that time little countries are in great fear. Do we lost our existence and going to the vanishing condition! The trend what we are observing it is fear full and we will be the victim of their desire. That time it is impossible to exist the civilizations and just vacuity is in remaining. For their own interest they should have to give the protection to the little .But the reality is they are trying to grab everything from those who are not in position .Trying to increase their stress in many way .And every illegal act is doing all in a body in the name of peace. Every country is in fear from her strongest neighboring country .Strongest neighboring country thinks it is her right to poke neighboring countries matters .If small is different , result is different .So small is in fear touch .In this way no one could live in peace. Peace lies on upper portion . If it is full of selfishness what would we achieve last 5000 years ! Those who are little in size of area ,population, wealth ,technology they cannot remain safe and would be impossible to survive in near future.

China Focuses On Development of Biomass

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/04/china-focuses-on-biomass-development

Biomass energy is one of the best renewable energies and it has become the most valuable energy source worldwide. As a result, China decided to develop this energy.

Since biomass is renewable, clean and friendly and made from organic raw materials such as animals, plants and micro-organisms and their emissions and waste, it is an ideal solution for Chinese farmers. Biomass is useful for storing and transporting, widely available, and when transformed into energy, producing no emissions of carbon dioxide.

The ability of biomass energy in China is twice as hydropower and 3.5 times that of wind energy. With the vast majority of farmland in China, located in and near the high energy consumption in coastal areas of eastern China, while the development of biomass has been fully funded, would be equivalent to the energy 1.2 million tons of coal, which is more than 1.3 times the annual consumption of the entire country of energy.

This method reduces the emission of nitrogen dioxide by 95% and carbon dioxide by 99%. Each year in China is 700 million tons of coal consumed by the boilers of small and medium enterprises, which represent up to 50% of the nitrogen produced by different sources of the country.

In addition to biomass for heating and electricity, bio fuels are considered as a possible replacement for liquid fuels. Currently, the market for ethanol produced 1.7 million tons of fuel oil to China each year.

Over the next five to ten years, China plans to use biomass energy in solid, liquid and gas to replace part of coal, oil and gas it uses now. The country plans to adjust its energy structure of the coal-centric and enlarge the contribution of clean energy.

China Installing Wind-power Capacity as Fast as It Can

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/04/china-installing-wind-power-capacity-as-fast-as-it-can

According to China Renewable Energy Industry Association, China will install more than 18 accelerated expansion of wind power capacity this year. If all goes well, the country in late 2011 with a total of 58 rapid expansion of installed capacity, moving forward with plans to install as many as 150 to 230 GW over the next decade. China has world’s largest installed wind capacity.

The new capacity will be built and financed the state, like many others in China. Five power companies to build wind farms larger national.

The country will invest 5000 RMB per kW (U.S. $ 764) or about $ 764,000 per MW of wind capacity. The state banks will finance the project developers, but some international banks and the World Bank will also provide funds.

Most new capacity will be down, with only 100 MW is destined for offshore capabilities in Guangzhou province in eastern China.

The Northeast provinces of Inner Mongolia, Hebei and Gansu will likely host most of the new projects, deepening their geographical lead in the industry. Three provinces accounted for 80% of installed capacity in Inner Mongolia to take as much as one third.

The wind is likely to be, the agenda of China. March hopes will bring 15% of the electricity production of clean energy by 2020.

STRESS how lucrative the industry has become the largest wind power developer Longyuan Power Group last month reported that its profit more than doubled last year, 2 billion Yuan (U.S. $ 305,000,000) was slightly less than 900 Yuan (137 million dollars) last year. The company has said it wants to install 2 GW of capacity this year, when the size of its operation to 9 GW.

In addition to the cash-rich company is expanding overseas, so no secret of their intention to “proactive” to expand in South Africa, North America and Eastern Europe.

Generating Electricity from Wing Waves

Wind turbines and wind mills are capable to generate electricity and power from the wind and this modern technology will use efficiently to generate electricity and power from the sea.  Stephen Wood who is working hard with this technology for its advance and proper use is an assistant professor of marine and environmental systems at Florida Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering.  

The best part is that this technology already exists to transmit through the superconducting wire with very high efficiency and it does not produce electromagnetic radiation. Even it does not take much space and is easy to install, as well as the transatlantic cable Internet have already been planned across the ocean.

Technology wing waves to generate electricity and power are the project initiated by a renewable energy company based in Tallahassee, Clean Green and businesses from the sea. Over the last five years this company has been working in this field.

What are the basic requirements to use Wing waves to generate electricity?

There are two fundamental requirements to use Wing waves to produce electricity from the sea. They are the depth of 40 to 50 feet and a sandy bottom.  Sea fans are located on the sandy base. Although the bigger wings can be used for tap water to make electricity but also for the possibility of these wings must be located near the sea until then, fans have blades which are 8 feet high and 15 feet wide, will continue to be used and they will be transported by road. The width and height of the blade is carefully constructed so they can be transported by road and can easily be placed under the sea.

Advantages of using Wing Waves to produce electricity from the sea

An example of wind waves to produce electricity from the sea were shown as two 8-foot-tall wing flaps and down on the seabed, only a few miles from Fort Pierce, Fla.

The benefits of the waves Wing are:

  • It is a clean and green way to generate electric power.
  • There is another way to provide energy.
  • It protects sea life. Wings waves are very environmentally friendly because they do not represent a danger to the turtles and attract the fish.
  • The electricity produced in the ocean can be used on land by transferring power from the sea to the shore by cables.
  • The waves of blades are a feast for the eyes to see.
  • When wings is properly maintained, can be used for more than 20 years.
  • Wings will operate and produce power even when the sea is a bit quiet. The wings will lock automatically during hurricanes, when the sea is rough.
  • Wing wave technology can work in any coastal area.

 

In the conclusion it can be say that the waves Wing become a revolution for energy production and electricity from the sea.

Source: http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/electricity-from-wing-waves/

Wind is delivering economic benefits to B.C

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Wind+delivering+economic+benefits/4407729/story.html

Policy-makers in British Columbia have made it clear they see wind energy as an important and growing player in the province’s future energy plans -driving job creation, new investment, and the delivery of clean energy. The introduction of the Clean Energy Act reflects the province’s strong support for investment in a clean, renewable and low-impact electricity system. The fastest growing source of new electricity around the world, wind energy proved its viability in the British Columbia market through BC Hydro’s 2010 competitive call for clean power, with contracts for six projects totaling 534 MW of capacity. This new capacity will build on the $1.7 billion in new investment and 690 MW of new wind energy capacity installed across Canada in 2010.

Wind energy in Canada has increased almost tenfold in the last six years as governments seek ways to meet rising energy demand, reduce the environmental impacts of electricity generation and stimulate rural and industrial economic development. Canada’s total installed wind energy capacity is now 4,008 MW, which is enough to provide electricity that would meet the needs of more than 1.2 million homes.

Ontario is the current provincial leader with roughly one-third of the county’s wind energy development. Alberta and Quebec combined follow with approximately another third of capacity and the remaining seven provinces share the rest.

Policy development in all provinces is feeding this rapid growth. In 2009, the Ontario government introduced Ontario’s new Feed-in Tariff (FiT) program under the Green Energy and Economy Act, the first of its kind in North America. Nova Scotia’s new energy policy, released in 2010, creates a mandatory target of supplying 25 per cent of the province’s electricity needs from renewable sources by 2015 and a goal of boosting that to 40 per cent by 2020. At the close of 2010, Hydro-Quebec announced the results of a unique tendering process for 500 MW of wind energy from first nations and regional municipalities that will help meet Quebec’s ambitious objective of 4,000 MW of wind energy by 2015. These policy initiatives allow for the stable and sustained growth of an industry that through economies of scale will reduce the infrastructure and operations costs of this new technology over time.

The prospects for Canada’s wind energy industry over the next few years are very promising and Canada is still only scratching the surface of its enormous wind energy potential and the economic benefits that will result.

To achieve these benefits, policymakers must ensure electricity markets incorporate the costs of environmental impacts from all sources of electricity generation, establish long-term targets and stable and sustained policies supporting wind energy to make Canada an internationally competitive destination for investment and facilitate the planning and build out of “wind friendly” transmission.

There is no doubt that 2010 has been another strong year for the wind energy industry in Canada.

With more than 1,000 MW likely to be installed in 2011, a record year is likely. In broad terms, each 1,000 MW of new wind energy creates about $2.75 billion in private sector investment, about 1,000 jobs and enough clean electricity to power more than 300,000 homes. It also can generate more than $3 million per year in lease payments to farmers and other land owners, and more than $3 million per year in new tax revenues for municipalities.

Robert Hornung is president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association, which will host its annual conference and exhibition in Vancouver Oct. 3-6. Canada’s largest renewable energy event will bring together more than 3,000 business leaders to discuss the growing role for wind energy in the province and across the country.

Germans Push for More Renewable Energy; Offshore Wind To Benefit

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/03/germans-push-for-more-renewable-energy-offshore-wind-to-benefit

Germany’s federal government has hatched a plan to accelerate the expansion of the country’s energy grid to transport more renewable energy, particularly from offshore wind farms, after Japan’s nuclear disaster alerted voters in the Europe’s largest electricity market of the pressing need for non-nuclear power.

Under the plan, the Economics Ministry would use its fast-track powers to expedite the approval process for building transmission routes, among other planned measures. To date, one of the main obstacles of upgrading Germany’s network to carry energy generated by solar and wind has been the country’s patchwork approval process.

Currently, the responsibility is shared between states and local communities. This arrangement has caused delays in the past, mostly by residents who oppose high-voltage transmission lines running above or below their property and who have filed lawsuits.

After a recent meeting of EU ministers in Brussels, German Economics Minister said the goal is to establish a system of uniform rules and, above all,” shorten the approval process.”

The German Energy Agency has calculated that more 4,000 kilometers of new high-voltage cable will be needed to transport energy from wind farms along Germany’s northern coastlines across the country. Estimated costs range from nearly €10 billion ($14 billion) for running cable over pylons and nearly three times as much if they have to be buried underground.

The German energy network is nearly 1.8 million kilometers long, with the general high-voltage transportation network accounting for more than 35,700 kilometers.

The scale of the challenge, according to the report, “is comparable with the infrastructure needs after unification” when Germany embarked on a massive program to rebuild crumbling roads, railways, telecommunication networks and energy grids in the eastern part of the country.

The need for a bigger and better national grid has been known for some time. But now the German government is being pressured to act, with a growing number of voters calling for an end to nuclear energy – and with elections around the corner.

In addition to the approval process, the plan includes several others measures. Among them: a financing package, including venture capital from Germany’s state development bank KFW; and shorter but therefore higher feed-in-tariffs for the energy fed into the power grid from wind farms.  

The plan envisions raising the tariffs paid to the operators of offshore wind farms from €0.15 to €0.18 per kilowatt-hour. That is roughly three times the going rate for energy on spot markets. In return for the higher rate, the subsidy’s duration would be reduced from 14 to nine years.

The government also hopes to resolve a Catch-22 situation that has added to delays in expanding Germany’s energy grid. Although operators are required by law to connect wind farms, they often won’t guarantee a connection until the wind farms have secured financing. And the banks, for their part, typically demand to see a connection before they give the green light to financing.

Environmental Minister Norbert Roettgen has also thrown his support behind the plan, saying that a fast expansion of the network “is a central prerequisite for the expansion of renewable energies.”

The German Wind Energy Association (BWE) expects a push to expand wind power in the country would see the number of people employed in the sector grow from 6,500 today to 13,350 by 2020.

Investments Surge in Wind Power and Other Renewable

http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2011/03/investments-surge-in-wind-power-and-other-renewables

Wind power was the preferred technology for investments in the global clean energy sector last year, attracting € 67 billion, says a new report issued earlier this week.

“Wind investment levels increased by 34% in 2010, and wind energy remains the leading recipient of clean energy investments,” according to the report, titled ‘Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?’

“Investments in wind helped drive the addition of 40 GW of generating capacity and accounted for 48% of the annual clean energy investments in 2010.”

Published by the Pew Charitable Trusts, the report examined clean energy finance in G-20 nations, which include the EU, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom. The report said €172 billion was invested in green energy last year, a 30% increase over 2009.

The report found that, collectively, the European region was the leading recipient of clean energy finance, attracting a total of €66 billion.

China, Germany, Italy and India were among the nations that most successfully attracted private investments, the report said.

“China continued to solidify its position as the world’s clean energy powerhouse,” the report said. “Its record [€38.5] billion in investments in 2010 represent a 39% increase from 2009.”

The report noted Germany was second last year among the world’s leading economies after experiencing a 100% increase in investment to €29 billion. In fourth place, Italy attracted nearly €10 billion in green energy financing.

Spain was at eighth spot with almost €3.5 billion invested, while France came in ninth with €2.8 billion invested. The rest of the EU-27 came in fifth place, with close to €9.5 billion invested. The US scored third place with €24 billion in investments.

The UK experienced the largest decline among G-20 nations, falling to 13th place last year, the report said, and adding uncertainty surrounding clean energy policies causes investors to look elsewhere for opportunities.

Financiers are attracted to nations that support renewable energy standards, carbon reduction targets and/or incentives for investment and production that create long-term certainty, the report noted.

“The clean energy sector is emerging as one of the most dynamic and competitive in the world, witnessing 630% growth in finance and investments since 2004,” Phyllis Cuttino, director of Pew’s Clean Energy Program, said in a press release.