Posts Tagged ‘business’

Northern Oklahoma wind farm becomes operational to power a state business

Parties to an agreement to supply wind-generated power to a company that operates a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma have flipped the switch on their deal. The Rock Falls Wind Project, in Kay and Grant counties northwest of Blackwell and owned by the Blackwell Economic Development Authority, went operational earlier this month. View full post on […]

Politicians should get out of the energy business, says wind expert

Industrial wind turbine developments are devaluing properties, pitting neighbour against neighbour and are simply unreliable as a source of energy. These were the messages from experts from a variety of sectors impacted by wind energy, who spoke at a town hall meeting at the Davidson Centre last Tuesday to a crowd of about 200. View […]

Business cards are made from cotton T-shirt scraps

In the olden days, people made paper from leftover fabric, but as wood pulp became cheaper and more accessible, this traditional way of papermaking fell by the wayside. Now a printing company called MOO is hoping to bring back fabric-based paper with the launch of Cotton , a line of unusual business cards. View full […]

UPDATE 1-Everbright International plans to list greentech business in Hong Kong

China Everbright International said on Thursday it plans to spin off and separately list its greentech subsidiary, in a deal that could value the business at up to $1.5 billion. The energy and infrastructure firm said it plans to sell up to 644 million shares in China Everbright Greentech Limited, representing around 30 percent of […]

Business | Jeff Grybowski: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016

Deepwater Wind has been in the spotlight now for years – and this December, finally came online , under the direction of CEO Jeffrey Grybowski. Grybowski, who had been a top staffer under then-Governor Don Carcieri, was the focus of a CBS News feature on Tuesday. View full post on Wind Power News

UPDATE 1-Denmark’s DONG Energy to get out of oil and gas business

COPENHAGEN, Nov 8 Danish energy group DONG Energy plans to quit the oil and gas business to focus solely on offshore wind power, adding to billions of dollars of North Sea oil and gas assets already up for sale. DONG said last month it would sharpen its focus on wind power and could shed its […]

China, Latin America business summit concludes

The 10th China-Latin America and Caribbean Business Summit closed Saturday in Tangshan, a port city in north China's Hebei Province, with a number of cooperation documents signed. The two-day summit was attended by more than 1,500 representatives from international organizations, government departments, trade promotion agencies, chambers of commerce as well as companies from China and […]

All Penny News: Oakridge Signs Strategic Business Alliance … Media, Inc. announces its latest article titled “Oakridge Signs Strategic Business Alliance Agreement with Japanese Trading House.” Companies mentioned in this article include Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Inc. . View full post on Wind Power News

Business Watch: Public meeting to focus on energy rule

I wanted to thank everyone for the warm welcome I’ve received as I returned to The Topeka Capital-Journal business news desk after 16 years away. Last week was my first official one back in the newsroom, and in some ways, it felt as if I never left. View full post on Wind Power News

UN urges business leaders to double investment in green energy by 2020

Rapid transition from fossil fuels to wind and solar is needed to ensure the success of the Paris climate agreement, says secretary general, Ban Ki-moon The United Nations urged global business leaders on Wednesday to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020. One month after the Paris climate […]