Posts Tagged ‘even’

Power supply even more vulnerable

SOUTH Australians should brace for another jolt in power prices with the planned closure of the coal-fired Hazelwood power station in Victoria in March 2018 set to make electricity even more expensive and less reliable in our state. When the Weatherill Government allowed the coal-fired Port Augusta power station to close it drove up the […]

Million new jobs in prospect by 2040 even as emissions dive, study finds

Cutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found. The Jobs in a Clean Energy Future report, using modelling by the National Institute of Economic and […]

The UK public love wind power and they don’t even know it

A new poll suggests British people grossly underestimate public support for new energy technologies – is negative news reporting to blame? Back in 2014, David Cameron told the House of Commons Liaison Committee that people are “basically fed up” with wind farms. In 2015, his government then went on to not only cut subsidies for […]

Gas Makes Wind Affordable Even Without Tax Credit: Alliant CEO

Cheap natural gas is making wind energy affordable, even without a federal tax credit, the chief executive officer of Alliant Energy said in Chicago Wednesday. View full post on Wind Power News

Xcel, seeing a good deal, adds even more wind power

With its fourth purchase of a wind farm in a month, Xcel has obtained facilities with the combined generation of a large power plant. View full post on Wind Power News