Posts Tagged ‘Become’

Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law

Government says law, which will include 40% renewables by 2025 and commitment to invest in new projects, will send a strong signal to investors The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects. The premier, Daniel […]

Gulf Coast wind farms become essential for Texas wind energy

The Houston Chronicle reports that although the generating capacity and wind speeds on the Gulf are lower than those on west Texas wind farms, Gulf wind is more reliable during peak power demand periods. North Carolina-based Duke Energy developed its first wind farm on the Gulf in 2012. View full post on Wind Power News

Revealed: Cumnock to become Scotland’s first fully ‘Green Town’

JANUARY 29: Wind turbines are silhouetted against the sun at Black Law wind farm on January 29, 2010 in Black Law, Scotland. As the UK gears up for one of the most hotly contested general elections in recent history it is exp The plan is to make Cumnock carbon neutral town, creating a blueprint that […]

Dutch electric trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton Boon. Related: How […]

Dutch trains become 100% powered by wind energy

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewables target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton […]

Dutch trains become 100% wind-powered

The national railway company, NS, said that its renewable energy target had been met a year earlier than planned All Dutch trains have become 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, […]

Ethiopia bids to become wind capital of Africa

Dubbed the 'African Lion' by economists, Ethiopia is the home of booming industry , new infrastructure , and showpiece summits . It has become a powerful force in the region and beyond. View full post on Wind Power News

Finland set to become first country to ban coal use for energy

Finland could become the first country to ditch coal for good. As part of a new energy and climate strategy due to be announced tomorrow, the government is considering banning the burning of coal for energy by 2030. View full post on Wind Power News

China overtakes EU to become global wind power leader

Booming market grew 27% in 2015 edging past European Union for first time, says industry group. Climate Home reports China installed half of all new wind capacity worldwide last year, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The country added an “astonishing” 30.5 gigawatts (GW) to boost installations to 145.1GW, the Brussels-based industry group […]

Offshore wind power projects in Lithuania become state’s business

Companies interested in developing wind farm projects off the coast of Lithuania say that their plans are hampered by the Energy Ministry’s proposal that the necessary research should be carried out by the state, rather than businesses, but the ministry replies that privately-funded research could be biased, Verslo Zinios reported on December 4th, informs LETA/BNS…. […]