Posts Tagged ‘experts’

Windfarm experts publish no research and had no face-to-face meetings last year

Committee was set up by former prime minister Tony Abbott to handle complaints about wind turbine noise • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon An independent scientific committee on wind turbines established by the Coalition in 2015 failed to hold one face-to-face meeting last year and failed to […]

Baloney Meter: Coal curbing benefits claim mostly accurate, say experts

“The proposed amendments will result in 260 avoided premature deaths, 40,000 fewer asthma episodes, and 190,000 fewer days of breathing difficulty and reduced activity – resulting in health benefits of $1.2 billion, from 2019 to 2055.” — Environment and Climate Change Canada, Feb. 16, 2018 on the effects of proposed regulations aimed at reducing carbon […]

Sustainable energy balance needed to meet rising global demand, say experts

Moscow, Dec 25 : With global energy demand expected to grow 30 per cent by 2040 as per International Energy Agency estimates, a sustainable energy balance needs to be achieved to meet this requirement while also ensuring reduction in hazardous emissions, experts said. A stable and safe energy balance will require a combination of different […]

Plans to veer into wind power generation: Ghanaian experts visit South Africa

A 15-member delegation of engineers and energy experts from Ghana have visited Lekela, a renewable power generation company in South Africa as part of efforts to veer into wind power generation. The visit by the 15 engineers and managers from the Ghana Grid Company , and the Electricity Company of Ghana , was designed to […]

UK windfarms cheaper than Hinkley Point, experts claim

Analysts predict sea change in energy policy as falling costs for offshore power will charge UK taxpayer at least 10% less than deal handed to new nuclear plant Windfarms around Britain’s coast will beat the planned nuclear power station Hinkley Point on price when the winning bidders for a £290m-a-year pot of government subsidies are […]

Renewable energy tax cut rewrite may be uphill battle for GOP :experts

The past decade has brought about a monumental shift in how fuel sources benefit from the U.S. tax code, with renewable energy more than lapping its counterparts in the oil, gas, and coal sectors. Federal tax “preferences” – such as tax credits for energy production, specific write-offs or deductions, or other benefits aimed at an […]

More windfarms in Texas means more dead birds, experts say

Texas is the largest producer of wind energy in the country. On Oct. 10, The Monitor published an article explaining why this might mean more dead birds. View full post on Wind Power News

Experts discuss how to build a carbon-free energy industry

At recent Guardian roundtable discussion, experts talked about how the energy sector can bring down dependence on fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions With the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP) in Paris just days away, a global strategy for reducing carbon emissions is tantalisingly close. Current commitments on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are due […]

Conservative manifesto pledges: what the experts say

Guardian writers analyse the key policy pledges unveiled by David Cameron Related: Election 2015 live: Cameron promises to double free childcare and revive right to buy Related: Conservatives election manifesto 2015 – the key points Related: How much of the Conservatives’ 2010 election manifesto was implemented? Continue reading… View full post on Wind power | […]

E.On’s switch to renewables is a sign of things to come, say experts

German Federal Environment Agency chief and IEA director predict more firms to switch to renewable energy generation More companies are likely to follow the German utility giant E.ON and shift their energy generation away from coal and nuclear to renewable power, the president of Germany’s Federal Environment Agency (UBA) has told the Guardian. E.ON’s surprise […]