Posts Tagged ‘against’

Trump’s Threats Against Wind Energy Are Empty So Far, Industry Giant Says

Donald Trump 's threats against wind energy have so far proven empty, according to an industry giant that expects to grow in the U.S. Dong Energy A/S , says the world's biggest offshore wind developer hasn't seen any actions that have followed Trump's verbal attacks. In fact, he says there are signs that American commitment […]

Wind turbines pit environmentalists against neighbors tired of noise, view

A Dispatch videographer straps on a protective harness, hard hat and safety glasses, joined by two employees of the farm's operator, EDP Renewables. They are about to climb inside one of 55 wind turbines at Timber Road II wind farm in Paulding County. View full post on Wind Power News

How M&M’S is taking a stand against climate change with wind power

The threat of climate change looms large these days. From changing rainfall patterns to super storms and extreme temperatures, climate change puts communities everywhere at risk – and it has the potential to get even worse. View full post on Wind Power News

Alleged government war against science is utter nonsense

In this newest century of activism, advocacy and the shameless politicization of every facet of government, the Department of Energy has released a complex and sober assessment of our energy grid. Mark Mills, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, called it, “the perfect government report: a tutorial chock full of useful data, along with observations […]

RSPB loses legal fight against £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland

Neart na Gaoithe project on east coast likely to go ahead after long-running court battle despite claim it threatens seabirds A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kittiwakes. The Scottish government gave […]

Caddo County Couple Fighting Against Wind Turbines

Homeowners in Western Oklahoma are divided over wind energy. While many property owners are leasing their land for wind turbines, others are trying to escape their shadow. View full post on Wind Power News

Official Pledges ‘No Quarter’ In Fight Against Wind Turbines In New York

An upstate New York local official has promised “no quarter” in his town's battle against a planned wind power farm that has Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support. Yates town councilman John Riggi opposes Apex Clean Energy's plan to build a 200-megawatt wind turbine project over the objections of local officials and a majority of voters. […]

Mass protests in Taiwan against nuclear energy

Taipei, March 11 – Thousands of citizens took to the streets in Taiwanese capital Taipei on Saturday demanding the closure of atomic power plants and more citizen involvement in decisions on radioactive waste storage. More than 60 anti-nuclear civil society groups rallied to demand greater openness and civic participation in managing nuclear waste, and advocated […]

Race for Home Power Storage Pits British Startup Against Tesla

Powervault Ltd. is preparing to boost production of its lead- and lithium-ion batteries, said Managing Director Joe Warren. The London-based company is targeting sales of 50,000 units a year by 2020, up from about 1,000 this year, he said. View full post on Wind Power News

‘Essentially against the law’ to develop wind energy in N.L., says researcher

Nick Mercer says politics, misinformation and technical and economic constraints are standing in the way of further wind energy development in Newfoundland and Labrador. A researcher from Newfoundland and Labrador studying renewable energy says the province has the greatest potential for wind energy development in North America, yet it fails to do so. View full […]