Posts Tagged ‘council’

Parishville town council members decide not to impose moratorium on wind energy development

Following heated debate and much discussion, Town Council members decided not to move forward with a one-year moratorium on the wind energy development proposed by Avangrid Renewables during a special meeting Friday night. Approximately 60 people attended the special meeting. View full post on Wind Power News

Council OKs deal for wind power

Denton Municipal Electric announced Thursday it has finalized another major renewable energy contract, this time from a wind farm under construction near Big Lake. The City Council approved the purchase power agreement with Invenergy Wind Development last month. View full post on Wind Power News

Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council

New technology and stricter policies will transform the energy industry as ‘phenomenal’ growth in solar and wind power continues Global demand for energy per capita will peak in 2030 thanks to new technology and stricter government policies, the World Energy Council has predicted. In a report on a range of scenarios for global energy use, […]

Environment The Irish Wind Energy Association urges council to allow for future turbines

The IWEA is urging Laois County Council to permit turbines in protected areas “under exceptional circumstances”, which a spokesperson claimed does not include the Slieve Blooms. The Irish Wind Energy Association made a submission last December to County Hall on the new County Development Plan 2017 to 2023, asking them to make changes in favour […]

Your new electricity provider might be Bury Council – and bills could tumble

Town hall bosses want to reduce the cost of power, help the environment and find a new way of making money – and this week’s announcement combines all three. The council’s deputy leader, Cllr Rishi Shori said: “We are going to investigate the creation of an energy company, which looks at the generation of power […]

Have your say on wind power in West Lothian council urges

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. West Lothian Council has considered whether it is complying with Scottish planning policy and has now issued a consultation document. View full post on Wind Power News

Ararat Council praised for wind energy support

PREMIER Daniel Andrews elected the Challicum Hills Wind Farm near Buangor on Friday as the location to announce a plan to make Victoria the country’s leading state in renewable energy. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews discusses the renewable energy announcement with Ararat Rural City Mayor Cr Paul Hooper at the Challicum Hills Wind Farm on Friday. […]

Council OKs power plan, settlement after fatal crash, pay raises

Alternative forms of energy could play a significant role in the future of Lubbock’s power supply, according to a newly approved long-term power plan. View full post on Wind Power News

National Council approves promotion of 30 sites for wind farm construction

The National Council for Planning and Building decides to promote the construction of large wind farms and turbines on 30 sites around the country. View full post on Wind Power News

Blow for council as wind power fails to light up a 20m park

Built by Dublin City Council at a cost of a 20m, Fr Collins Park in Donaghmede, north Dublin, was described as Ireland’s first “self-sustaining city park” when it opened in 2009. View full post on Wind Power News