Nundle digs in for fight against wind farm

Vicki Dempsey, “Koobah”, Nundle, Hills of Gold Preservation Inc member Megan Trousdale, Nundle, and Ian Worley Snr, “Yellow Rock”, Nundle stand at the headwaters of three river systems. None want a wind farm on the hills. View full post on Wind Power News

Fishermen air concerns about Vineyard Wind

The Hebrew Center in Tisbury was full for the Vineyard Wind presentation and Q and A Tuesday night. -Gabrielle Mannino Islanders gather at the Hebrew Center on Tuesday night for the Vineyard Wind presentation and Q and A. Before the presentation, attendees had a chance to look at informational posters and talk with Vineyard Wind, […]

In Sweden, wind farms and warplanes battle for airspace

Several wind farm projects in Sweden are under threat due to the government's decision to reserve more airspace for its armed forces, according to two companies and an industry lobby group. FILE PHOTO: Windmills are seen in the “Dan Tysk” wind park of Swedish energy company Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munich , located west of the […]

Clean energy projects stifled by Tory reforms, says Labour

‘Outrageous financial demands will have serious repercussions across the renewables sector’ Labour has accused the government of holding back clean energy projects in the UK by allowing energy networks to impose “outrageous” charges on renewables developers. This week, two of the six companies that run the country’s local electricity grids began making green energy firms […]

States can’t go it alone on energy

There's no such thing as green electrons or brown ones. Your TV and fridge run just the same on solar power from Queensland, wind power from South Australia, hydro power from Tasmania or coal power from the Hunter Valley. View full post on Wind Power News

Hutchinson plant lands contract in Iowa for 30 wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa announced Tuesday it had secured a contract for a 77 MW wind project with MidAmerican Energy in Iowa. View full post on Wind Power News

New York State, federal gov’t should cooperate on wind power

The last time the region heard from Ryan Zinke, the Interior secretary had included federal waters off Long Island for consideration for offshore oil and gas drilling. That was preposterous. View full post on Wind Power News

SaskPower not expected to reach 50 per cent renewable generation by 2030

The Saskatchewan government has put SaskPower's plan to reduce emissions by 40 per cent of 2005 levels and a power generation capacity of up to 50 per cent at the centre of their climate change strategy. Currently, just under 25 per cent of the provinces 4,491 megawatts comes from renewables. View full post on Wind […]

Zimbabwe:Energy Authority Puts Wind Power Plan On Hold

ZIMBABWE has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential, as the price bids received from companies that tendered to carry out the feasibility study were deemed too high. The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority last year invited bids from interested contractors, but chief executive Eng […]

One step closer for Moorabool Wind Farm with connection agreement signed

A connection agreement is now in place for Moorabool Wind Farm, setting out conditions to transmit energy from the wind farm to Victoria's electricity network. Goldwind Australia, the company which will deliver the Moorabool Wind Farm, and Australia Energy Operations signed the agreement for the construction of connection assets. View full post on Wind Power […]