Posts Tagged ‘could’

Cancelled Site C project could require 10% rate hike to cover costs

The B.C. NDP government confirmed last week that the cost of cancelling and remediating the Site C dam could require a 10-per-cent rate hike, if costs are amortized over 10 years. And it still might need to find or save additional sources of power to meet peak demand. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world

Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating – capturing just 2% of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. And as the windiest country in Europe, Britain is at the forefront of this green revolution The wind rips along the Humber estuary in Hull. It’s the kind that presses your coat to […]

Trump’s Electric Grid Plan Could Hurt Voters That Swung Him the Election

Conservative energy policy experts are worried a new Trump administration policy proposal to compensate coal and nuclear power plants for stockpiling fuel could have significant consequences for some of his most ardent supporters. Namely, propping up coal and nuclear power plants could hurt natural gas-producing states that supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. […]

New wind energy project could power 7,000 Sackville homes

Maria Jose Burgos is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She is a recent graduate of the journalism program at St. Thomas University. View full post on Wind Power News

Trump stances could affect cross-border energy trade

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in April to impose a tariff on Canadian softwood lumber, the administration and its supporters heralded the move as an equalizing measure meant to bolster domestic timber production. For Trump, the tariff was the latest move meant to build on his “America First” campaign platform. View full […]

Renewable power to the people could reap profits in Victoria

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Retiring worn-out wind turbines could cost billions that nobody has

Texas is by far the leading wind energy producer in the United States, generating more than 20,000 megawatts of electricity each year. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines ‘could supply most of UK’s electricity’

Dong Energy chief executive hails ‘inflection point’ as he confirms plan to sell company’s oil and gas division Wind turbines could soon supply most of the UK’s electricity, the boss of the country’s largest wind farm operator has said, as he confirmed plans to sell its oil and gas division. Dong Energy said the sale […]

Renewables could lose European power grid priority, documents reveal

Industry concern after confidential impact assessment models scenarios for paring back the ‘priority dispatch’ system for clean energy Windfarms and solar power could soon lose the privilege of getting priority over other energy sources on European electricity grids, leaked documents show. Paring back the “priority dispatch” system could increase carbon emissions by up to 10%, […]