Posts Tagged ‘budget’

Senate budget includes wind energy halt

The N.C. Senate's proposed state budget includes a moratorium on state approval of any new wind energy projects that is expected to meet stiff opposition in the state House. Released Tuesday, the Senate's proposed $22.9 billion budget would define state spending for the coming year while advancing various policy priorities. View full post on Wind […]

QEC reconsiders wind power after new money promised in federal budget

'Even it it's just one initial project, we want to send out that signal and let people know we do want to pursue alternative energy,' says Qulliq Energy Corporation president Bruno Pereira. The president of Nunavut's power corporation says money in the 2017 federal budget will help the territory move away from its reliance on […]

America last: Trump’s budget cedes millions of high-wage jobs to China

President Trump's budget slashes investment in clean energya S-a Sthe biggest new source of sustainable high-wage employment in the world. In contrast, China's latest five-year energy budget invests $360 billion in renewable generation alone by 2020. View full post on Wind Power News

Action points for Budget 2017-18: Group of Secretaries want PM Modi to shift focus to renewables

For hydroelectric projects higher than 100 MWs, the Group has suggested long term loans with interest subvention of four per cent. A Group of Secretaries wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shift the focus to renewables to achieve India's energy security and has advised labeling all hydroelectric projects as renewables, auctioning six giga watts of […]

State fund for renewable power falls prey to budget woes

Since 2008, the state has set aside a pot of money for renewable energy projects like small dams and wind turbines. Called the Renewable Energy Fund, the projects it's backed have replaced tens of millions of gallons of expensive diesel in communities from Skagway to Nome. View full post on Wind Power News

Budget Deal Oil-for-Renewables Trade Would Substantially Reduce Carbon Emissions

Congress is set to vote on a budget deal that would permanently end the long-standing ban on crude oil exports in exchange for temporary extensions of tax credits that support solar and wind energy. Michael wrote on Tuesday about the market, climate, and geopolitical impact of lifting the oil export ban. View full post on […]

Sindh budget: Energy sector gets Rs25.9b, agriculture Rs5.48b

Sindh budget estimates for current revenue expenditure of energy department are estimated at Rs25. 9 billion, which includes Rs 25 billion for clearance of outstanding liabilities of electricity dues of various government departments pertaining to DISCOs such as KE, HESCO and SEPCO. View full post on Wind Power News

Bulgarian budget committee proposes new green energy fee

Bulgaria’s budget commission has proposed imposing a 20 percent fee on revenue from wind and solar power installations next year to help it finance incentives for the sector while trying to keep electricity costs down. View full post on Wind Power News

Obama budget would increase U.S. clean-energy spending

President Barack Obama proposed a dramatic increase in clean-energy spending on Wednesday as he sought to expand U.S. government support for electric cars, wind power and other “green” technology despite persistent Republican criticism. View full post on Wind Power News

Chairs meeting on fiscal year 2012-13 budget

CM for allocation of sufficient amount for public welfare * Seeks list of those departments which did not spend earmarked funds By Asad Farooq KARACHI: To finalise the budget for fiscal year 2012-13, a high meeting was chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House, here on Sunday in which […]