Posts Tagged ‘Agrees’

Wyoming agrees to utility’s plans for 3 new wind farms

Rocky Mountain Power dropped plans for a fourth wind farm after a weeklong hearing before the Wyoming Public Service Commission. The three wind farms included in Thursday's agreement would add 1,150 megawatts of wind power in southern and southeastern Wyoming. View full post on Wind Power News

Virginia utility agrees to install two offshore wind turbines for study

This week, Virginia utility Dominion announced that it would partner with Danish firm Dong Energy to build two offshore wind turbines as test cases for a commercial-sized installation. Currently, the US only has one 30MW commercial offshore wind farm off Block Island in Rhode Island. View full post on Wind Power News

GE Agrees to Buy Blade Maker LM Wind Power for $1.65 Billion

General Electric Co. announced plans to buy LM Wind Power for $1.65 billion from private equity firm Doughty Hanson. View full post on Wind Power News

Confederation Bridge better route for electrical cables, premier agrees

The federal government is not willing to place the new electrical cables connecting P.E.I. to the mainland on the Confederation Bridge, says Premier Wade MacLauchlan. Hanging electrical cables to supply P.E.I. on the Confederation Bridge would be a better option than going underwater, but the federal government won’t agree to that option, says Premier Wade […]

Abbott government agrees to consider noise restrictions on windfarms

Prime minister meets David Leyonhjelm, one of the crossbench senators trying to leverage concessions to constrain the growth of the wind industry The Abbott government has agreed to consider new noise restrictions and monitoring of windfarms to win crucial crossbench votes for the inclusion of wood waste in the renewable energy deal now before parliament. […]

Tony Abbott agrees windfarms may have ‘potential health impacts’

Bill Shorten accuses PM of hurting investment in renewables as Abbott says his government is working to reduce the number of ‘visually awful’ turbines Tony Abbott finds windfarms visually awful and agrees they may have “potential health impacts”, and says the deal on the renewable energy target was designed to reduce their numbers as much […]

Tony Abbott agrees with Alan Jones wind farms may have ‘health impacts’ – audio

Tony Abbott agrees with the broadcaster Alan Jones that there may be ‘potential health impacts’ with wind farms. On Jones’ 2GB radio show on Thursday, Abbott says, ‘When I’ve been up close to these wind farms not only are they visually awful but they make a lot of noise.’ Jones is a long-time critic of […]

Oklahoma House Agrees To Eliminate Wind Energy Tax Credit

Oklahoma’s wind energy industry could no longer claim a five-year exemption from ad valorem taxes under legislation advanced by the Oklahoma House. The measure prohibits wind electricity manufacturers from claiming a state tax exemption for equipment placed in commercial operation after 2016. View full post on Wind Power News

Ming Yang Agrees to Buy 55% Stake in Ambani’s Global Wind Power

China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Ltd., China’s third-largest wind-turbine maker, will buy into Indian billionaire Anil Ambani’s wind energy interests as a weakening market at home pushes manufacturers abroad. View full post on Wind Power News