Posts Tagged ‘claim’

Baloney Meter: Coal curbing benefits claim mostly accurate, say experts

“The proposed amendments will result in 260 avoided premature deaths, 40,000 fewer asthma episodes, and 190,000 fewer days of breathing difficulty and reduced activity – resulting in health benefits of $1.2 billion, from 2019 to 2055.” — Environment and Climate Change Canada, Feb. 16, 2018 on the effects of proposed regulations aimed at reducing carbon […]

Trump’s claim that West Virginia is ‘sending clean coal’ to ‘China’

“If you look at what's happened in West Virginia and so many different places, we're sending clean coal. We're sending it out to different places – China. View full post on Wind Power News

UK windfarms cheaper than Hinkley Point, experts claim

Analysts predict sea change in energy policy as falling costs for offshore power will charge UK taxpayer at least 10% less than deal handed to new nuclear plant Windfarms around Britain’s coast will beat the planned nuclear power station Hinkley Point on price when the winning bidders for a £290m-a-year pot of government subsidies are […]

ABC corrects Alan Jones’s Q&A claim that boosted cost of wind power tenfold

The Conversation media outlet checked the figures Jones quoted on Q&A and found claim for cost of wind power was grossly overstated The ABC has had to correct two statements made by Alan Jones on Q&A last week, including one that put the cost of wind power 10 times higher than it actually is. “Eighty […]

Malcolm Turnbull undermines Abbott’s ‘electricity tax scam’ claim over ETS

As the PM ramps up attack on Labor’s promised emissions trading scheme, the communications minister admits all emission reduction policies come at a cost Malcolm Turnbull has cut through the slogans and semantics dominating the climate policy debate – pointing out that all policies to push low-emission electricity generation come at a cost to households, […]

Renewable energy: Labor attacks ‘unscientific’ Tony Abbott over $60b bill claim

Labor has described Prime Minister Tony Abbott as “the most unscientific” leader in Australia’s recent history after he claimed the party’s ambitious renewable energy goal would cost consumers $60 billion. Mr Abbott said on Monday Labor’s pledge to source half the nation’s power from renewable sources by 2030 – a position backed by the party’s […]

Claim: all the energy we need is just a mile above our heads- but getting it is another story

What if all the energy needed by society existed just a mile or two above our heads? That’s the question raised by researchers in an emerging field known as airborne wind energy, which envisions using devices that might look like parachutes or gliders to capture electricity from the strong, steady winds that blow well above […]

Trillium Power files new claim for $500M against Ontario government

Trillium Power Wind is now seeking $500 million in damages from the Ontario government for its “bad faith” decision to impose a moratorium on offshore wind farm projects during the 2011 provincial election. View full post on Wind Power News

Claim: Let’s put batteries on wind and solar farms

Renewable energy holds the promise of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. But there are times when solar and wind farms generate more electricity than is needed by consumers. View full post on Wind Power News

Grybowski claim on wind energy validated

In a rare reversal, The Providence Journal , now judges a claim by Jeff Grybowski, CEO of Deepwater, to be “mostly true”. View full post on Wind Power News