Posts Tagged ‘Being’

The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

When completed, the Pavagada solar park in southern India is expected to generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity, making it the world's largest solar station. Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. View full post on Wind Power News

Kirby Mercer says progress still being made on offshore wind…

Last summer, Kirby Mercer said he and his partners needed an offtake agreement by the end of 2017 or key investors might lose interest in his offshore wind energy project. Two months into 2018, there is no such agreement with government, the utilities and potential customers for the power generated, but Mercer says things are […]

Beware nuclear industry’s fake news on being emissions free | Letters

David Blackburn says we need decentralised energy sources; David Lowry on nuclear not being zero-carbon technology; plus letters from David Hayes and Fred Starr I wholeheartedly agree with much of your editorial (14 September), as the economics of new nuclear is weaker than ever at a time when renewables are coming in cheaper year on […]

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News

Power network being run like the ‘stock market’

SOUTH Australia's electricity grid has been called a “basket case” after yet another blackout but the same problems could soon spread to the rest of Australia. Residents have been furious over the blackout due to “load shedding” , which plunged 40,000 properties into darkness on Wednesday night, at the end of a 42C day. View […]

Yes, there are reasons for being cheerful

The Herald/Sunday Herald Budget business briefing at the Skypark, Glasgow. Pictured is host Iain Macwhirter Photograph by Colin Mearns 20 March 2014 ABOUT this time of year, I usually devote a column to some of the positive stories that have been missed or under-reported in the course of the year. View full post on Wind […]

The untruths we’re being told about coal and renewable power

Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website – Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Who better to ingratiate himself with Donald […]

Effective steps being taken to cope with national challenges: CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government has served the masses selflessly during last seven years and, under the leadership of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, effective steps are being taken for coping with the challenges being faced by the country. He said that completion of projects with […]

Offshore Wind Tech Being Tested

In case you missed it – all the audio and photos from the 20th National Ethanol Conference can be found here in one place China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited’s super compact drive offshore wind turbine prototype of 6.5MW platform has begun a commercial trial operation in Rudong, China. The 5 -7 MW wind […]

Sharp rise in percentage of onshore windfarms being rejected

Figures show that the percentage of rejections in the UK jumped from 25-29% in 2009-12 to 41% in 2013 The percentage of onshore windfarms being rejected rose dramatically in the UK last year, leading the renewable energy trade body to accuse the Conservative party of "heavy-handed intervention" in the planning process. Last summer, Eric Pickles […]