Posts Tagged ‘Despite’

Fears for future of UK onshore wind power despite record growth

2.6GW of capacity built in 2017 before subsidies ban industry says will make generation dearer A record amount of onshore wind power was built in the UK last year, but government policy has been stalling the sector and risked increasing energy bills for consumers, the industry has warned. Turbines capable of generating 2.6GW were installed […]

Despite Trump, American companies are still investing in renewable energy | John Abraham

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen […]

Germany Probably Won’t Meet Its Global Warming Goal, Despite…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party for the upcoming general elections, gestures as she speaks during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder A recent report claims Germany is not on track to meet its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent by 2020, […]

Nuclear renaissance continues despite Fukushima

China, India and Russia in race to expand capacity and build new reactors amid climate change fears. By Apinya Wipatayotin Although nuclear energy is carbon-free, global communities are reluctant to utilise this alternative power source due to concern about radioactive contamination. View full post on Wind Power News

Construction starts on wind energy project on Amherst Island despite…

The opening stages of construction of the Amherst Island wind energy project are underway, much to the dismay of the residents who opposed the development. Michele Le Lay, president of the Association to Protect Amherst Island, said the start of construction has come before all of the required permits have been secured and before efforts […]

Despite Delays, Wind Turbine Project Still Moving Foward

A wind project in the making for years is proceeding in northern Chautauqua County despite a number of obstacles to face and concerns to confront. View full post on Wind Power News

Vattenfall commits to £300m UK offshore windfarm despite Brexit

Aberdeen Bay windfarm near Donald Trump golf course will be key testing ground for reducing cost of offshore turbines The Swedish energy company Vattenfall is pushing ahead with a £300m windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen despite last month’s EU referendum vote. The offshore windfarm has been dogged by years of legal battles between Donald […]

Solar has a bright future in the UK despite Tory efforts to cloud the picture

The tough, innovative and resilient UK solar industry can outlast this government’s energy policies King Canute is alive and well in Britain. While solar energy has become a global success story over the past few years, with tumbling costs and exploding deployment, Britain, which was keen on the technology, has slammed on the brakes, casting […]

Your Views: Wind energy saves Wisconsinites money despite contrary claims

Thomas Pyle’s Nov. 22 column ignores the benefits of American wind power and distorts its costs, while omitting any mention of Pyle’s work for anti-renewable energy special-interest groups. Wind has been good for Wisconsin. View full post on Wind Power News

Israel’s wind industry is blowing in a positive direction despite the challenges

THE WORLD WIND ENERGY AWARD 2015 is presented to Mali-Folkecenter Nyetaa representative Nopenyo Dabla by WWEA president Peter Rae at the World Wind Energy Conference in Jerusalem yesterday. Also pictured are WWEA vice president and Israel WEA chairman Gadi Hareli and WWEA secret. View full post on Wind Power News