Posts Tagged ‘England’

New England electric grid operator completes power auction

The annual auction to determine who will provide enough electricity for New England three years in the future has yielded the lowest clearing prices in five years, according to officials with the regional power grid operator. ISO-New England officials said Thursday that the 12th Forward Capacity Market auction closed with a preliminary clearing price of […]

Small NY town could be key to bringing more renewable power in New England

Small and rural Beekmantown, New York could be on the map for an energy project aimed at bringing renewable power to New England. “We'll bring wind power from the Bull Run project which is just north of here, north and west of here–up in Ellenburg area. View full post on Wind Power News

Warning Scotland will have to import energy from England

SCOTLAND will become dependent on energy imported from England unless it can move away from “emotional and politically motivated” rows over wind farms, nuclear power and fracking, one of the country’s leading engineers has warned. Professor Gary Pender, head of the Institute of Civil Engineers in Scotland, called for a national debate on the country’s […]

Where else will New England get its energy?

The Pilgrim nuclear plant’s closure has refocused attention on several proposals to boost New England’s electrical transmission and generation capacity. Pilgrim supplies an average of about 5 percent of the region’s energy, and about 84 percent of the state’s noncarbon emitting energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Emera eyes share of green power contracts in New England

Chris Huskilson, President and CEO of Emera Inc., speaks at a press conference in this 2014 file photo. Emera Inc. could be involved in more than one bid to supply renewable energy to southern New England, CEO Chris Huskilson said Tuesday. View full post on Wind Power News

Public to mull New England electricity forecast

New England’s regional grid operator is inviting the public to review this year’s forecast for the availability of electricity and demand over the coming decade. The 2014 regional system plan describes how transmission upgrades, power generation and reducing electricity with conservation and energy efficiency will help make enough electricity available. View full post on Wind […]

New England States Debate Sharing Costs For New Power Lines

But the supply to meet that demand is mostly in the north -wind power from the mountains of Maine, or hydroelectricity from vast reservoirs in Quebec. View full post on Wind Power News

New England anti-wind farm groups oppose development

The letter, addressed “Communities to Governors and Premiers” at the 37th annual Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in La Malbaie, Quebec, on Sunday and Monday, is signed by hundreds of “victims” of wind power projects and groups opposing them. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind speeds in southern New England declining inland, remaining…

Kelly Knorr, a graduate student at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, and Professor John Merrill reported the results of their research December 5 at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. View full post on Wind Power News

Largest onshore windfarm in England and Wales gets go-ahead

Government approves plans for 76 wind turbines on Pen Y Cymoedd development in south Wales The government has approved plans for the largest onshore windfarm in England and Wales. With 76 turbines, the Pen Y Cymoedd development is expected to produce 299 megawatts (MW) of energy by 2016, enough to power 206,000 homes a year. […]