Posts Tagged ‘emissions’

Xcel Energy Cuts Carbon Emissions 35 Percent

May 22, 2018–Xcel Energy is a step closer to achieving one of the most aggressive carbon-reduction goals in the industry. Today, the company announced it cut carbon emissions 35 percent, according to its newly released Corporate Responsibility Report . View full post on Wind Power News

Viking Line: Using Wind Power to Cut Ship Emissions

As the commercial maritime community is collectively pressed by international and regional regulation to cut emissions, news today from Viking Line proves action as Viking Grace — which is already fueled by LNG — has become the first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion. The International Maritime Organization […]

What steps can the UK take to reach net zero emissions by 2050?

The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast More wind farms, solar power and electric cars: these are likely to be the future of the UK, under government plans announced this week to seek a zero-carbon […]

Germany’s carbon emissions decline due to more wind power

Officials say Germany's emissions of carbon dioxide, a key greenhouse gas, declined in 2017 due to the country's growing use of wind power. The Federal Office for the Environment says CO2 emissions in Germany dipped by 0.5 percent, or 4.7 million tons, to 904.7 million tons last year. View full post on Wind Power News

How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions

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Beware nuclear industry’s fake news on being emissions free | Letters

David Blackburn says we need decentralised energy sources; David Lowry on nuclear not being zero-carbon technology; plus letters from David Hayes and Fred Starr I wholeheartedly agree with much of your editorial (14 September), as the economics of new nuclear is weaker than ever at a time when renewables are coming in cheaper year on […]

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA

European Environment Agency report solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. […]

Australia should invest in coal power to reduce emissions, minister says

Economists and energy analysts question environmental and economic case for Matt Canavan’s coal push Research touted by the resources minister that reportedly suggests Australia can rely on coal to meet emissions reduction has been attacked by experts and appears to have been misreported. The Australian reported on Tuesday that research conducted by the Department of […]

Wind power key to curbing greenhouse emissions, study finds

Edinburgh University researchers say windfarm energy prevented 36m tonnes of harmful coal and gas emissions in six years Wind power plays a key role in curbing greenhouse emissions from other energy sources such as coal and gas, a new study has shown. Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon […]

BASF Solutions for Wind Energy Comply with Tightened Emissions Guidelines in China

The threshold limit values for industrial coatings expected to come into effect by 2022 in Beijing/China are already satisfied by the comprehensive wind energy-industry portfolio offered by BASF's Coatings division. To curb air pollution in China's capital, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection has adopted a policy paper that provides for the two-stage reduction […]