Posts Tagged ‘Clean’

‘From coal to clean’ – UK does not need to turn to gas, says WWF

Report suggests renewables, battery storage and flexible technologies can replace coal plants The UK has no need to build new large gas-fired power stations to replace the coal plants that the government has pledged to switch off by 2025, the World Wide Fund for Nature has argued. The gap can instead be filled by renewables, […]

Electric vehicles to clean up Beijing? Depends on how they’re charged

Although an electric bus smells a heck of a lot better than a diesel bus, it's obviously important to remember that electric doesn't really mean zero emissions unless your electric grid is fossil-fuel-free. You may have seen calculations showing that the equivalent miles per gallon of an electric vehicle varies in different parts of the […]

WELLS FARGOWells Fargo, NextEra Energy Join to Boost Clean Energy in California, Indiana, Nebraska

Following Wells Fargo's $200-billion low-carbon commitment announced last week, its Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance unit announced the completion of $70 million in tax-equity funding for the Pacific Plains wind projects, including facilities in Indiana, Nebraska, and California. Over the past decade, Wells Fargo has teamed with NextEra Energy on 14 wind projects throughout the […]

Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000 MWs of clean energy through wind power alone’

KARACHI: Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000 MWs of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of the country to secure self-reliance in the energy sector. Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Energy Development Board Amjad Ali […]

Clean energy projects stifled by Tory reforms, says Labour

‘Outrageous financial demands will have serious repercussions across the renewables sector’ Labour has accused the government of holding back clean energy projects in the UK by allowing energy networks to impose “outrageous” charges on renewables developers. This week, two of the six companies that run the country’s local electricity grids began making green energy firms […]

With Christie gone, New Jersey can finally gets its clean energy act together | Opinion

New Jersey legislators are poised to set the state on a path to becoming one of the nation's cleanest-energy states. After eight years of Gov. Chris Christie's pandering to the fossil fuel industry, putting the kibosh on efforts to cut carbon pollution, and then attempting a misguided, last-minute bailout of the state's struggling nuclear plants, […]

Europe tries to lead the way on clean energy

AT THE UN climate summit in Bonn last November some Americans came up with their own riposte to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement. Outside the main conference building they put up a tent housing a rowdy coalition of people from 20 states and 110 cities under the banner “We are […]

“Our Time to Shine” pushes for 100% clean energy on campus

“Our Time to Shine” was the first public event sponsored by Campus Leaders for Energy Action Now or “CLEAN”. They had two presenters at the event. View full post on Wind Power News

Researchers say even without Clean Power Plan, U.S. can meet its goals

Last year, the Trump administration announced it would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, and repeal the Clean Power Plan, or CPP. That's the Obama-era policy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric power generation by 32% by 2030, below 2005 levels. View full post on Wind Power News

American Electric Power Aep’s Clean Energy Strategy Will Achieve…

American Electric Power released a report outlining the company's strategy for a clean energy future. The strategy includes new carbon dioxide emission reduction goals and investments in renewable resources and advanced technologies to enhance the efficiency of the power grid. View full post on Wind Power News