here s why 2020 could be another big year for wind

HOUSTON — Power from offshore wind is finally poised for liftoff in the U S Why it matters: The U S has long been a laggard but that's poised to change thanks to a convergence of forces that analysts see bringing enough coastal wind online over the next decade to power millions of homes What's happening: A huge energy conference here in the nation's oil-and-gas capital offers a window 2020-4-21And finally this Local Pittsburgh piece exploring "10 Green things that could return Pittsburgh to the jungle" is worth a read Now the rest of today's news: When the shutdown might wind down a peek inside Port Authority's upholstery shop the latest in our Highlighting the Helpers series and a close-up of our city's glass castle

Horses To Remember: 2020 Belmont Stakes

2020-8-14This year the Triple Crown is sparse from its usual arrangement since the Belmont Stakes will launch first on June 20 2020 The Kentucky Derby trails on September 5 2020 and the Preakness Stakes will wind up the whole show on October 3 2020 For the safety of all these three races are seeing a fanless field and betting is done online

2020-8-5The Lead A report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) forecasts that global growth in the offshore wind industry has the potential to create 900 000 jobs within the next 10 years The sector will continue to grow internationally as governments "recognize the role that the technology can play in kickstarting post-COVID economic recovery " said []

Wind can make flying choppy and sometimes even deadly It can also shake buildings and bridges But smart design and engineering can deal with many of those problems That's why Nettie Roozeboom does wind tunnel research She's an aerospace engineer with NASA's Ames Research Center at

In terms of new generating capacity there is a sporting chance that in 2020 the sum of wind and solar additions could exceed 200 gigawatts – if so the first year in which this has happened – Angus McCrone 2 Wind We expect a record year of wind installations in 2020 driven by a towering 69GW of new onshore capacity – up from 55 3GW

Wind can make flying choppy and sometimes even deadly It can also shake buildings and bridges But smart design and engineering can deal with many of those problems That's why Nettie Roozeboom does wind tunnel research She's an aerospace engineer with NASA's Ames Research Center at

How to Pray When the Wind Gets Knocked From You

Click here to subscribe to the Charisma News newsletter I still remember that awful feeling of lying there trying to gasp for air—any air I thought I was going to die Of course I eventually caught my breath All was well until another day of shenanigans Catch a Breath and Pray I have recently found myself praying with the wind knocked

1 of 11 Nod Hill Brewery's rooftop solar array was installed a little over a year ago in Ridgefield The state is continuing on its long-running path to replace nuclear-generated power with wind and solar energy Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media

1 of 11 Nod Hill Brewery's rooftop solar array was installed a little over a year ago in Ridgefield The state is continuing on its long-running path to replace nuclear-generated power with wind and solar energy Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media

Let's talk about the fifth driver of a potential renewable singularity: batteries By 2030 EV batteries will cost around $65/kWh at the pack level That's $6 500 for the battery in a full-sized vehicle with a range of 300 miles $13 000 gets you a 600-mile range – certainly bigger range than my bladder can handle

According to financial markets the major U S airline most likely to wind up in bankruptcy is American followed by United At this point the big airlines talk about how much cash they have to make it through this year But that's not the issue After $58 billion in subsidies allocated to commercial airlines airlines will make it through 2020 The question is what happens in 2021

2020-8-15It's also only about a $53 billion industry worldwide But it's growing like crazy By 2026 the global solar industry is projected to be worth $223 3 billion Of course Biden isn't a shoo-in There's a chance that Trump is our president for four more years But the solar industry does not need the federal government's support to thrive

2020-8-14This year the Triple Crown is sparse from its usual arrangement since the Belmont Stakes will launch first on June 20 2020 The Kentucky Derby trails on September 5 2020 and the Preakness Stakes will wind up the whole show on October 3 2020 For the safety of all these three races are seeing a fanless field and betting is done online

2020-5-13There is currently more than $1 6 trillion (with a "T") in outstanding mortgage debt on privately owned multi-unit housing in the country If enough of these landlords start defaulting the falling dominos could add up to another "too big to fail" situation

Why U S offshore wind is finally going big

HOUSTON — Power from offshore wind is finally poised for liftoff in the U S Why it matters: The U S has long been a laggard but that's poised to change thanks to a convergence of forces that analysts see bringing enough coastal wind online over the next decade to power millions of homes What's happening: A huge energy conference here in the nation's oil-and-gas capital offers a window

2020-8-18It's what motivates the hundreds of staff to get up each morning despite having failed to win a Formula 1 constructors' championship since 2008 – a barren run of 11 years No matter how hard they fall they always get up again And on the dawn of another new season that belief remains: this will be their year

On average every three days within a one hour period there's a sudden failure of 500 MW of wind generation — equal to one industrial coal turbine That's four full wind farms or about 250 spinning turbines that stopped spinning Every time a coal plant trips out it's reported as a problem of relying on our "old coal fleet"

2020-5-13There is currently more than $1 6 trillion (with a "T") in outstanding mortgage debt on privately owned multi-unit housing in the country If enough of these landlords start defaulting the falling dominos could add up to another "too big to fail" situation

According to financial markets the major U S airline most likely to wind up in bankruptcy is American followed by United At this point the big airlines talk about how much cash they have to make it through this year But that's not the issue After $58 billion in subsidies allocated to commercial airlines airlines will make it through 2020 The question is what happens in 2021

2020-8-14This year the Triple Crown is sparse from its usual arrangement since the Belmont Stakes will launch first on June 20 2020 The Kentucky Derby trails on September 5 2020 and the Preakness Stakes will wind up the whole show on October 3 2020 For the safety of all these three races are seeing a fanless field and betting is done online

2020-8-18The NBA Draft Lottery is fast approaching Amid the COVID-19 pandemic the ceremony regularly held in May has been pushed to a virtual affair on Aug 20 And once again the Bulls will have a major stake in the results Click to download the MyTeams App for