Posts Tagged ‘commission’

Tory windfarm policy endangers cheap energy in UK, commission finds

Shell-sponsored group says wind is ‘increasingly the cheapest form of electricity’ and urges Tories to review ban on subsidised onshore windfarms Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of a Shell-funded industry group. Adair Turner, chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, […]

Commission and member states clash over capacity mechanisms

The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. View full post on Wind Power News

Bill Shorten backs windfarms and pans royal commission in solo outing on Q&A

Asked if he would automatically step down if investigation into trade union corruption made adverse findings against him, Labor leader says no Bill Shorten has said he will not automatically step down as leader of the federal branch of the Labor party if the royal commission into trade union corruption makes adverse findings against him. […]

Grain Belt Express hits dead end with Missouri Public Service Commission

In a 3-1 vote, the Missouri Public Service Commission denied a rehearing to reexamine if the multi-state wind-power project should be granted a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity . View full post on Wind Power News

Jon Wellinghoff, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

During this legislative session, Texas lawmakers are debating several proposals with major implications for the state’s power grid. So the Tribune asked an expert to weigh in. View full post on Wind Power News

Cpi legislator V S Sunil Kumar gave a statement to the commission that Chandy had helped an accused.

Mobile phone conversions between Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and a relative of an accused person in the solar panel scam have come out, indicating that Chandy had tried to help the accused, lodged in jail. Solar panel scam had rattled the Congress government in Kerala in 2013, in which an alleged con woman Saritha […]

Idaho commission cuts solar, wind power contracts to 5 years

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has reduced the length of federally mandated contracts Idaho Power signs with renewable energy projects such as solar and wind farms from 20 years to five years. The commissioners approved the change Thursday, and it will be in place until the commission decides on Idaho Power’s request to reduce the […]

EU Commission awards 1 billion to 19 projects to fight climate change

The European Commission has awarded 1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programme. View full post on Wind Power News

Commission releases report on wind siting in Vt.

After six months of meetings and deliberation, the Governor’s Energy Generation Siting Commission released its much anticipated report on wind power development. View full post on Wind Power News

Vineyard commission to air wind energy plan

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday on a draft wind energy plan for the island. View full post on Wind Power News