Posts Tagged ‘backing’

Xcel is backing away from coal power in Colorado – but who pays?

Today, rumbling conveyor belts feed a stream of coal to units 1 and 2 at Xcel Energy's Comanche Generating Station, just outside Pueblo. But the endless flow of coal and the roaring boilers could begin to go quiet in the next four years under a plan before Colorado regulators. View full post on Wind Power […]

EU Parliament wins plaudits for backing 35% renewables target

The wind power industry hailed a measure voted on by Parliament that will require EU Member States to give five years' visibility up front on their public support for renewables. [ Peter Rood / Flickr ] European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to raise the share of renewable energy to 35% of the EU's […]

Ararat wind farm to go ahead with government backing

The ACT Government announced on Friday it would use the wind farm to help produce electricity for Canberra as part of a $50-million investment. It is one of three wind farm projects the government committed to at the ACT’s first wind energy reverse auction. View full post on Wind Power News

Eight major UK renewable energy projects receive government backing

Five offshore windfarms and three biomass projects will provide millions of homes with clean power The UK government has agreed deals to financially support eight major new renewable energy projects which between them will power millions of homes. Five of the schemes are offshore windfarms, which the Conservative party plans to back in its general […]