Posts Tagged ‘affect’

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]

U.S. energy approach will affect national security

On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General Assembly session, state legislators joined clean energy advocates in Annapolis to push for legislation that would significantly boost Maryland's use of renewable energy, while creating the largest clean energy jobs training program in state history, supporters say. On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General […]

Trump stances could affect cross-border energy trade

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in April to impose a tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, the administration and its supporters heralded the move as an equalizing measure meant to bolster domestic timber production. For Trump, the tariff was the latest move meant to build on his “America First” campaign platform. View full […]

Winds of change affect developers of wind energy systems

Rex Savage of Florence didn't intend to be a trailblazer, but such is the fate of those who go first, as he did when he embarked on a quest to see a wind farm built in the county. View full post on Wind Power News

Weather trends likely to affect utilities

This map shows the monthly mean temperatures during December of 2015. Areas in red averaged between 41.5 and 45.4 degrees, in dark orange between 40.1 and 41.5, in light orange 39.0 and 40.1, yellow between 38.1 and 39.0, light green between 37.4 and 38.1, dark gree between 36.5 and 37.4, light blue between 35.4 and […]

Wind farm study finds ‘no direct evidence’ they affect health

‘There is currently no consistent evidence that wind farms cause health problems in humans,’ says National Health and Medical Research Council CEO There is “no direct evidence” that windfarms affect health in humans, a report by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has found. However the chairman of the NHMRC wind farms and […]

Wind Power Found to Affect Local Climate

Wind farms can alter the nearby rainfall and temperature, suggesting a need for more comprehensive studies of future energy systems Editor’s note: The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation , an online publication covering the latest research. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power not enough to affect global climate, researchers find

That is the conclusion of a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory climate scientist and collaborators who studied the geophysical limits to global wind power in a paper appearing in the Sept. View full post on Wind Power News