Posts Tagged ‘Approval’

Australia’s largest windfarm wins planning approval

$1bn project in Queensland’s Bowen basin to consist of almost 200 turbines The Queensland government has approved the country’s largest windfarm, a $1bn project to build almost 200 turbines in the shadow of the Bowen basin’s coalmines. The 800-megawatt Clarke Creek project, in cattle country north-west of Rockhampton, received planning approval on Tuesday morning. The […]

PSO, customer groups seek approval of Wind Catcher agreement

Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers and Walmart have reached a settlement agreement on PSO's proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project. 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 […]

NSW government changes approval process for wind farms

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes said he wanted to encourage opportunities to harness clean energy, and ensure the interests of local communities are taken into account during project assessments. “The new framework is designed to help local communities engage earlier and more effectively with wind energy projects planned for their area. View full post on […]

Senate stands for environment with approval of renewable energy bill | Letter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Green Energy Command Center at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Here, Theo Breitenstein, president of Emacx Systems, explains to guests how the Green Energy Command Center tracks energy production and consumption of the university’s solar panels and co-generation plant. View full post on Wind Power […]

Queensland windfarm finally cleared after four years of approval processes

Federal environment minister Greg Hunt approves $380m Mount Emerald windfarm, which can provide power for up to 75,000 homes After four years of delays owing to red tape, construction on Queensland’s largest windfarm could start within a year. The federal environment minister, Greg Hunt, approved the $380m Mount Emerald farm, in the Atherton Tablelands, on […]

Wind opponents disappointed with approval of project in Amherst, N.S.

Opponents of wind farm planned for between the John Black Road and Hastings Road are disappointed with the province’s decision to approve the project. “We are not surprised the EA was approved but we are pleased that there are several conditions attached,” group spokeswoman Pam Roberts said Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

By streamlining wind approval, Maine Legislature is preparing to sell out northern Maine

Right now a few southern Maine Democrats are attempting to push a bill through the Legislature that will drastically affect central and northern Maine’s outdoor resources, forests, mountains, tourism, property values and economy. View full post on Wind Power News

Searchlight wind project headed for regulatory approval

A large wind energy project near Searchlight that would cost an estimated $500 million is headed for approval by the state Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind farm overlooking Swansea Bay gains council planning approval

Energy firm RWE npower renewables plan to site the turbines, each more than 400ft tall, on land at Mynydd y Gwair in Felindre near Swansea. View full post on Wind Power News