Posts Tagged ‘calls’

Black Hawk County supervisors have rejected calls for a temporary ban on wind farms

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that none of the supervisors at Tuesday's meeting made a motion to approve the proposed 90-day moratorium. The group Cedar Valley Citizens for Responsible Wind Energy had sought the moratorium so county officials could get more public input on potential changes to the 2011 ordinance governing wind towers. View full […]

Renewables grow to 17% of electricity mix as sector calls for certainty

Clean Energy Council report says while Australia is on track to deliver the 2020 renewable energy target, ‘clear policy direction and support is required beyond 2020’ Renewable energy comprised 17% of Australia’s electricity generation in 2016, up from 14% the year before, but the industry is warning it needs policy certainty and support beyond 2020 […]

Calls for wind power revolution

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Report says Oklahoma calls wind tax credits are too generous

A new report says an Oklahoma tax credit that provides millions of dollars to the wind industry is overly generous and should be trimmed sooner than planned. The report by the consultant Public Financial Management makes recommendations on a series of tax incentive programs under the requirements of a law enacted last year. View full […]

Fiscal situation calls for major shift in thinking

I read a local article online recently that said leadership “is firstly committed to integrity, honour, and truth before agenda.” Given the financial state the province is in now, , clearly folks, it’s time. View full post on Wind Power News

Hydro Qu bec calls for tenders for the purchase of wind power integration service

On July 17, Hydro-QuA©bec Distribution issued a call for tenders for the purchase of wind power integration service for all wind farms under contract. Given the intermittent nature of wind power, such a service is required in order to balance wind power generation on Hydro-QuA©bec’s transmission grid, in real-time. View full post on Wind Power […]

Scotland calls for consultation over windfarm subsidies

Climate secretary urged to consider impact on renewables sector and not make any changes without agreement from Scottish ministers The Scottish energy minister has called for an “adult discussion” with the UK government over the future of windfarm subsidies, after writing to Amber Rudd to express his concern that Scotland is being shut out of […]

Renewable energy target calls for 1,000 new wind turbines, inquiry told

Senate committee hears that to meet RET of 33,000 gigawatt hours means 1,000 extra turbines will be necessary, up to 50% of existing number To meet the recently struck renewable energy target figure of 33,000 gigawatt hours 1,000 wind turbines would need to be built, a Senate inquiry has been told. The government and Labor […]

CanWEA calls for clear signal for wind energy in wake of Site C decision

While Premier Clark indicated that there will be an important role for independent power producers in meeting future power needs in , today’s announcement failed to provide any signals about either the scale or timing of future market opportunities for wind energy in the province. “While we are pleased the BC government recognizes the important […]

Green Investment Bank boss calls for his borrowing restrictions to be lifted

Shaun Kingsbury says he could raise up to £60bn to fund low carbon energy infrastructure if allowed to turn to capital markets One of the great financial quandaries in the age of global warming is how to go green profitably. It is a question that hangs over the commanding heights of all developed economy, from […]