Americans want a tax on carbon pollution, but how to get one? | Dana Nuccitelli

A new study finds that Americans are willing to pay an extra $15 per month on energy bills to tackle climate change. According to a new study published by Yale scientists in Environmental Research Letters, Americans are willing to pay a carbon tax that would increase their household energy bills by per month, or about […]

North Atlantic Suited to Open-Ocean Wind Power Generation, Research Shows

There is considerable opportunity for generating wind power in the open ocean, particularly the North Atlantic, according to new research from the Carnegie Institution for Science is headquartered in Washington, D.C. Carnegie's Anna Possner and Ken Caldeira found that, because wind speeds are higher on average over ocean than over land, wind turbines in the […]

Fuss about nuclear reactors should educate government, people

The public deliberation commission's decision to recommend the resumption of the construction of two nuclear reactors should offer precious lessons to the government of President Moon Jae-in and the nation as a whole. Most of all, the panel's decision — by the larger-than-expected margin of 19 percentage points — shows that common sense prevails in […]

Boralex and Infinergy Announce Joint Venture for 325 MW Onshore Wind in the UK

MONTREAL: Renewable energy developers Boralex Inc. from Canada and UK-based Infinergy are pleased to announce the execution of a 50-50 joint venture agreement, aimed at developing a pipeline of onshore wind projects essentially located in Scotland for a total estimated capacity of 325 MW. The joint venture comprises a pipeline of 10 wind projects varying […]

Orange Renewable Awarded 200 MW Wind Project in the State of Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI: Orange Renewable, a 100pc subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, has secured a 200 MW Wind Power project in the State of Tamil Nadu under an intensely competitive global bid floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India . View full post on Wind Power News

Perry pursuing policy on coal, nuclear power at odds with Texas record

An unusual coalition of fossil fuel interests, environmentalists and free-market adherents has criticized a proposal from U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry that would prop up coal and nuclear plants across the country. And some of those familiar with Texas politics are wondering if the Perry that served as governor for 14 years would have opposed […]

Industry leaders say coal-fire power plants becoming obsolete

Although the Trump administration announced the nation's so-called “war against coal is over,” Michigan's largest utility believes there's no future left for such a dirty, carbon-dense fuel and is making plans to phase out all of its coal-based energy production within 23 years – including its massive coal-fired power plant in Monroe, one of America's […]

Wind Power Project Among Hidden Hydro Costs

October 20, 2017 – Dutton Dunwich – The planned Strong Breeze Wind Project is among the costs that will raise Ontario electricity customers' bills in the years to come, costs that are being hidden by the Ontario government, says Dutton Dunwich Opponents of Wind Turbines . “The Strong Breeze Wind Project will add $250 million […]

Amazon’s Newest, Biggest Wind Farm Now Up and Running

Amazon Wind Farm Texas will add more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year, Amazon said. Update : Amazon on Thursday announced that its newest and biggest wind farm yet is now up and running. View full post on Wind Power News

3 High-Yield Renewable Energy Stocks

Who says you can't get a high yield investment in the renewable energy business? Sure, the solar and wind power businesses are growing at breakneck paces and require loads of capital to be plowed back into the business, but there are still opportunities for high-yielding investments in this industry if you look in the right […]