Posts Tagged ‘election’

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. […]

Backstory: Best Election Gaffe

“Matt Dunne Releases Renewable Energy Siting Policy” was the headline on a press release from one of three Democrats seeking their party's nomination for governor. Interesting, I thought. View full post on Wind Power News

Arpaio’s contempt case comes less than month before election

A judge will hold a hearing in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, to discuss legal issues raised b… . Protesters wearing anti-Joe Arpaio t-shirts gather in front of U.S. District Court as prosecutors announce they will charge the Maricopa County Sheriff with criminal contempt-of-court Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Phoenix. View full post on […]

Yvette Cooper speaks at press gallery Labour leadership election hustings – Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including Yvette Cooper at a press gallery hustings and the report on the whether MPs need to leave parliament for a £3bn restoration Results of select committee chair elections announced Select committee chair elections – Analysis of key results Lunchtime summary Yvette Cooper at […]

Wind Power Braced for Hit as Conservatives Win U.K. Election

Developers of wind farms on land were bracing for pain after David Cameron’s Conservatives won the U.K. election, promising to scrap support for further developments that their supporters say blight rural landscapes. The governing party in its election manifesto said it will “halt the spread of onshore wind farms” because they’re “unable by themselves to […]

What difference will the election make to energy?

Energy policy is Cinderella who should come to the election ball. A combination of EU policy and UK policy first established by Mr Miliband’s legislation leaves the UK with dear energy, and with greater uncertainty over supply. View full post on Wind Power News

The £120bn industry largely ignored by the UK election campaign

Nearly a million people are employed in the green business sector in the UK, but few would realise it from the debates so far in the 2015 general election Workers in green jobs have played little role in the bitterly fought general election campaign, though they have much stake in it. Nearly a million people […]

Clean Energy Election Victory for Illinois’ Largest Public Utility

Illinois’ largest public utility will now be overseen by a mayor who pledged to keep renewable energy as part of its energy mix. Springfield’s Democratic Mayor-elect Jim Langfelder deserves credit for talking about clean energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Tough questions on a country road on election day

A young couple stood on the side of the road at Port Fairy, backpacks at their feet and a sign imploring a ride to the Twelve Apostles. I had already followed the fellow who was the premier then, Denis Napthine, from little polling booth to little polling booth from the port of Portland, where the […]

Iowa’s Green Movement May Swing 2016 Presidential Election

The wind production tax credit is set to expire on New Years day but you wouldn’t know it judging by Siemens recently announced 448 wind-turbine deal for 5 projects in Iowa from Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy. View full post on Wind Power News