Posts Tagged ‘after’

UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show. The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK […]

GOP Senators Regroup After the Cliff Hite Scandal and Resignation

Republican Cliff Hite of Findlay was chair of the agriculture committee and a leading voice for the wind-energy industry. He resigned after a state employee accused him of persistently propositioning her for sex and harassing her. View full post on Wind Power News

Nuclear plans ‘should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs’

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had […]

VOSHA investigating after crane operator killed at wind project site

The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Tuesday death of a man at the Deerfield Wind construction site. David Sprague, 59, of Windham, Maine was electrocuted when the crane he was operating came into contact with high tension power lines , according to Vermont State Police. View full post on Wind Power […]

QEC reconsiders wind power after new money promised in federal budget

'Even it it's just one initial project, we want to send out that signal and let people know we do want to pursue alternative energy,' says Qulliq Energy Corporation president Bruno Pereira. The president of Nunavut's power corporation says money in the 2017 federal budget will help the territory move away from its reliance on […]

UPDATE 2-Nordex to increase R&D spending, cut job after sales warning

FRANKFURT, March 1 Germany's Nordex, the world's fifth-biggest wind turbine maker, said it would raise spending on development by a quarter and could cut jobs after price pressure and project delays forced it to slash its 2018 revenue guidance. Nordex said last week it expected revenue between 3.4 billion and 3.6 billion euros next year, […]

Tony Abbott rebuffed after attacking Turnbull government on renewable energy target

Malcolm Turnbull says the Coalition’s position on the RET was settled 18 months ago under former prime minister’s leadership Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed Tony Abbott’s latest criticism of the Coalition’s renewable energy target, reminding Abbott that the target was settled under his leadership just 18 months ago. Abbott warned at a Young Liberals conference at […]

Wind farm auction for ocean zone continues after record bid

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South Australian windfarms revise safety settings after statewide blackout

Energy market operator says nine of 13 windfarms ‘tripped’ because their settings disconnected them from the grid after transmission lines were blown over Several windfarm operators in South Australia have already revised their settings to allow them to ride through larger network disruptions, following the storm in September that caused a statewide blackout, according to […]

ABC viewers go dark on Chris Uhlmann after South Australian blackout ‘heresy’ | Amanda Meade

ABC journalist stands by wind claim, Sonia Kruger praised by Cosmopolitan and Chris Mitchell’s print ads dry up The ABC’s political editor, Chris Uhlmann, has doubled down on his controversial claim last week that South Australia’s heavy reliance on wind generation is linked to the blackout. The former AM and 7.30 host also openly taunted […]