Posts Tagged ‘City’

This is what America’s eco city of the future looks like

Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is ‘a good little Republican’ – but ever since his city weaned itself off fossil fuels, he has become a hero to environmentalists When the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross assumed it was a joke. “OK, which of […]

City files suit to buy power directly

A court battle is looming between the City of Cape Town, the Department of Energy and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa after the City filed court papers demanding the right to purchase electricity from independent power producers. The City filed court papers challenging Eskom's exclusive right to procure electricity from independent power producers […]

Ocean City Gets another Wind Farm Proposal

It is likely in the next ten years there will be a wind energy farm off the coast of the Eastern Shore. But where it goes and how it will affect the area is still up in the air. View full post on Wind Power News

City of Charlottesville Passes Resolution Asking Congress to Fund…

Charlottesville, Va., City Council Monday evening, March 20, 2017, passed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's budget proposal, which shifts funding to the military from many other programs. The draft resolution brought up for consideration reads as follows. View full post on Wind Power News

Missouri City Goes 100% Wind Power

The Energy Blog is where all topics relating to The Energy Revolution are presented. Increasingly, expensive oil, coal and global warming are causing an energy revolution by requiring fossil fuels to be supplemented by alternative energy sources and by requiring changes in lifestyle. View full post on Wind Power News

City of Bethel bets on wind energy to cut diesel costs

Energy officials hope two newly constructed towers in Bethel will pave the way to reducing the city’s multimillion gallon dependence on diesel fuel. The Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, or AVEC, raised the towers to collect atmospheric data for future wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Where is the world’s windiest city? Spoiler alert: it’s not Chicago

The wind speed in this breeziest of cities once hit 154mph just a few miles from the centre, but it’s not as bad as it sounds – 62 turbines generate the city’s electricity, while air pollution is non-existent as any fumes are whipped away On the harbour front in Wellington stands the figure of a […]

P2-B solar plant to rise in Silay City next year

A P2-BILLION worth 25-megawatt solar power plant of Citicore Power Inc. will rise on a 40-hectare land in Barangay Rizal, Silay City, next year. Citicore Power will collaborate with German-based solar Conenergy for the operation and maintenance of the plant, while its sister company, Megawide Construction Corp., will handle construction works on the ground. View […]

The Guardian Cities: Skylines challenge – can I build the world’s greenest city?

Will real-world ideals of urban planning work on a computer simulator? Environmental writer Karl Mathiesen tests the eco-limits in ‘Hopenhagen’ Finn Williams: can I build a truly anti-capitalist city? Welcome to a city built with one goal: to be the greenest of bergs. I aimed to use the Cities: Skylines simulator to provide the residents […]

Texas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planet

Georgetown, Texas decision not about going green: ‘I’m probably the furthest thing from an Al Gore clone you could find,’ says city official News that a Texas city is to be powered by 100% renewable energy sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king and climate change activists were described as […]