Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

4 environment Power lines to connect Wyoming wind energy to…

The Salt Lake Tribune A Rocky Mountain Power crew works on power lines near 800 south and Foothill Drive in Salt Lake City, Utah Monday February 25, 2013. Rawlins, Wyo. View full post on Wind Power News

Md. offshore wind projects may hurt, instead of help, environment

The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. The MV Ocean Discovery is preparing to survey the sea bottom off Ocean City to find solid places to set huge wind turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

Government operations to run on green power by 2025: environment minister

The federal Liberals are promising to run all government operations on renewable energy within a decade, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday. Speaking in Calgary to the Canadian Wind Energy Association, McKenna said the switch for all government operations is to be complete by 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]

Senate stands for environment with approval of renewable energy bill | Letter

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Green Energy Command Center at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Here, Theo Breitenstein, president of Emacx Systems, explains to guests how the Green Energy Command Center tracks energy production and consumption of the university’s solar panels and co-generation plant. View full post on Wind Power […]

Corbyn questions Cameron on environment and women’s refuges – video

In a relatively low-key exchange at prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, Jeremy Corbyn questions David Cameron on the government’s environment policy, including support for solar panels and wind turbines. Corbyn also asks Cameron ‘why one third of those referred to women’s refuges in England are now being turned away’ Live updates: prime minister’s questions and […]

Environment Minister Greg Hunt opens the door to government wind power investment

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt says “emerging” wind power such as new turbines or offshore wind farms may be eligible for funding from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. Environment Minister Greg Hunt says the federal government’s “green bank” may be allowed to invest in new wind farm technology, in another sign the Coalition’s war on […]

SUMMIT-IKEA may tighten carbon rules to protect environment

IKEA Group, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, may introduce an internal carbon emissions price to help its drive to protect the environment and create a “new and better” company, chief executive Peter Agnefjall said. IKEA, seen as global trend-setter among retailers on green issues, is also on target to invest $1.5 billion in solar and […]

Environment Canada testing radar software to combat wind farm clutter

Environment Canada is preparing to roll out new radar technology in order to combat wind farm clutter, which clouds weather forecasts, misleads meteorologists and can even block radar signals. View full post on Wind Power News

UK’s new energy and environment ministers opposed green energy

Matthew Hancock called for cuts to wind power subsidies while Liz Truss claimed renewable power was damaging the economy The new set of Conservative environment and energy ministers announced on Tuesday bring a track record of opposing renewable energy, having fought against wind and solar farms, enthusiastically backed fracking and argued that green subsidies damage […]