Malcolm Turnbull says South Australia blackout a wake-up call on renewables

PM’s comments comes as Jay Weatherill accuses Coalition of pushing anti-windfarm agenda and playing politics when thousands of households still have no power Is this a new low: politicians using a natural disaster to push a fact-free agenda? A political brawl has erupted over the statewide blackout in South Australia on Wednesday, with the state’s […]

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South Australia’s blackout explained (and no, renewables aren’t to blame)

Some wrongly implicated windfarms when the entire state lost power after one of the worst storms in 50 years knocked out high-voltage power pylons On Wednesday, something very unusual happened: the entire state of South Australia lost power. Known as a “system black,” it’s something the Australian Energy Market Operator (Aemo) had only prepared for […]

A Black Swan Threatens The Renewable Industry

Studying the effect of billions of euro's in spending by the German government shows that electricity prices have doubled while emissions have stagnated. A Republican election or a realisation of the ineffectiveness of global energy policy could result in a black swan event if renewable energy policy is repealed. View full post on Wind Power […]

World’s first typhoon turbine could power all of Japan for 50 years

An engineer in Japan is looking for a silver lining in the destructive typhoons that regularly drench the island nation. Atsushi Shimizu has invented the world's first typhoon wind turbine , an egg beater-like contraption designed to harness the immense energy of storms as a unique renewable energy source . View full post on Wind […]

Ontario cancels plans for more green energy; has strong supply of electricity

Ontario's Liberal government took steps Tuesday to take some pressure off of rising electricity rates, cancelling plans to sign contracts for up to 1,000 megawatts of power from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources. Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault said the move will save up to $3.8 billion of the costs projected in the 2013 […]

A push to raise the wind tax in Wyoming blows up

The answer is apparently not blowing in the wind. At least not in Wyoming. At least not for the state's Republican-led Legislature, which has spent months looking for ways to close a multimillion-dollar gap in the state budget. View full post on Wind Power News

Chinese Suitors Said to Consider Bids for Origin’s Wind Farm

Origin Energy Ltd., the Sydney-based energy producer and retailer, has received expressions of interest from at least five Chinese suitors for its sale of an Australian wind farm project, people with knowledge of the matter said. The asset attracted state-owned firms China General Nuclear Power Group, China Datang Corp. and China Guodian Corp., the people […]

On Eve of Presidential Debate, Nuclear Energy is One Area of Agreement

The following is a guest post from Matt Wald, senior director of policy analysis and strategic planning at NEI. Follow Matt on Twitter at @MattLWald . View full post on Wind Power News

Sudden power price rises show need for climate policy certainty – report

In the wake of South Australian price rise, the Grattan Institute calls on governments to explain that the transition to renewables is coming, with costs attached Huge spikes in wholesale electricity prices in South Australia in July show stable, nationally consistent climate policy must urgently replace “unmanageable uncertainty” for energy market investors, according to a […]