Posts Tagged ‘boom’

Queensland could reap $24bn renewables boom if it phases out coal generators

Analysts say sector could expand sixfold if all planned projects proceed and government focuses on carbon reduction policies Regional Queensland is on the verge of a $24bn renewable energy boom, but the “vast majority” of projects will never be built without the phase out of existing coal-fired power stations and government policy to reduce emissions […]

Moorabool’s year of wind farm construction boom, one farm already operational

The generation of wind power is set to boom in Moorabool Shire in coming years, with one new wind farm already operational and the construction of two others expected to begin in coming months. “The site offices will be dismantled and removed, and the large crane is in the process of being removed from site,” […]

British windfarms a boom for Danish firm

Dong, biggest single investor in UK offshore wind, says profits from its renewables overtaking oil and gas receipts Booming profits from British windfarms have more than made up for declining oil and gas revenues at Dong Energy, a state-owned Danish utility which says it is transforming itself from a high to low-carbon power producer. Dong, […]

Wind energy boom spurs $77.4M expansion

The towering white turbines are hard to miss in many areas as wind farms continue to sprout, but the production of wind energy in the region is already about to overwhelm some of the lines that take it to the more populated areas of Texas. Those lines cost more than $1 billion when completed about […]

The Tories are trying to kill off our renewable energy boom | Ed Davey

Great strides were made under the coalition, but now green investment has collapsed and jobs are at risk – and the Tories’ justification for all this is bogus In the past three months, for the first time in our history, Britain produced more electricity from renewable sources than it did from coal. Between 2010 and […]

US Taxpayers To Subsidize India’s Solar Energy Boom

Get ready to foot the bill for India’s electricity. The Obama administration has pledged billions of dollars to fund solar energy development to help India meet its goals to push green energy and fight global warming. View full post on Wind Power News

Solar power drives renewable energy investment boom in 2014

Global clean energy investment leapt 16% in 2014 led by solar power surge in US and China – but Europe lags behind Global investment in clean energy jumped 16% in 2014, boosted by fast-growing solar power in the US and China. Solar, whose costs have plummeted in recent years, attracted over half the total funding […]

Texas city that prepared for oil boom now waits for bust

Just two years ago, this Texas town known mostly for its annual rattlesnake roundup seemed to be on the brink of a transformation. Expecting a huge influx of oil workers, local leaders spent tens of millions of dollars to improve the courthouse, build a new law-enforcement center and upgrade the hospital. View full post on […]

Energy jobs boom fuelled by Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone

As Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft prepare for the 50th anniversary of the discovery of southern North Sea gas, a dramatic new energy jobs boom is being fuelled by the enterprise zone covering both towns. Stephen Pullinger reports. View full post on Wind Power News

New Game: Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure – Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom is a Wind Element character figure for the game Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure . View full post on Wind Power News