Posts Tagged ‘Again’

Avangrid takes action again to remove Snell from siting board

Avangrid, the company behind the proposed North Ridge Wind Energy Project, has filed another legal motion against Gary P. Snell, one of the two ad hoc members of the Siting Board for the project. Avangrid initially filed a motion on Sept. View full post on Wind Power News

Ameren to try again for Missouri approval of new power line

An Ameren Corp. subsidiary plans to try again to get Missouri approval for a high-voltage power line after changing its route and getting consent from the last remaining counties in its 480-mile path from Iowa to Indiana. Ameren said Wednesday that it will apply later this month to the Missouri Public Service Commission to build […]

Sask breaks power record – again

The warm temperatures in Saskatchewan pushed the province's peak power use to a new high yesterday, at 4:26 p.m. At 3,470 megawatts , the new peak beats the previous record of 3,419 set July 27 of this year and the peak of 3,360 MW set July 10. Previously, the summer peak of 3,331 MW set […]

Perry study backfires again: Draft praises efficiency standards he is stalling

A leaked draft study of the electric grid requested by Energy Secretary Rick Perry found that federal energy efficiency policies are in the process of saving U.S. consumers and businesses more than a half trillion dollars. Meanwhile, the new administration is halting energy efficiency policies and gutting funding for energy efficiency improvements for American homes. […]

Wind energy firm trying again for OK of cross-country line

A renewable energy company is again facing opposition as it seeks one of the final pieces of regulatory approval needed to carry wind power from the nation's heartland to the east. Missouri utility regulators began hearing testimony Monday on a request from Clean Line Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line from western Kansas across […]

Wind Turbines Head for Homes Again

A new type of small wind turbine for home electricity generation , intended to match the popularity and potential of solar power, is being developed in Europe. This will be the second time that attempts have been made by the European Commission to get wind turbines generally accepted for domestic and small-scale commercial use. View […]

Obama backs cable box choice; techies vs. feds again; wind power sets …

President Barack Obama threw his weight Friday behind an effort to give consumers more choice when it comes to the cable boxes that control which television channels they watch. Most TV subscribers lease boxes from their cable service provider. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore wind farm shot down again by New Jersey

Fisherman’s Energy latest attempt to get approval for its proposed offshore wind project was rejected Friday. Fishermen’s Energy , a Cape May-based alternative energy developer, lost in its latest attempt for approval to build a wind farm off the coast New Jersey. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Beats Nuclear Again in China

March 5, 2015 China, the country that is building more nuclear reactors than any other, continued to get more electricity from the wind than from nuclear power plants in 2014. This came despite below-average wind speeds for the year. View full post on Wind Power News

Global wind power installations rose by 44 percent in 2014. China led again, but the U.S. improved

The Global Wind Energy Council has released results of its survey of wind energy installed across the planet in 2014, and it’s impressive: 51.5 gigawatts for a worldwide total of 369 gigawatts. In 2013, global installations of wind totaled 35 GW. View full post on Wind Power News