Posts Tagged ‘faces’

Government faces court action over ‘illegal’ planning policy

Exclusive: Friends of the Earth says revised national planning policy makes it ‘virtually impossible’ for councils to refuse fracking schemes The government is facing a legal challenge over its new planning policy, which campaigners say was illegally adopted because the government failed to assess its environmental impact. The revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in […]

Minnesota power plant that burns turkey litter faces closure

A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. Reed Anfinson, who serves on the city of Benson's economic development authority, tells Minnesota Public Radio that 45 employees of Benson Power, formerly known as Fibrominn, were told this week that the plant could close. […]

Japan’s Solar Industry Faces Massive Bust After Subsidy Cuts

A worker inspects solar panels at a solar Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 16, 2013. China is pumping investment into wind power, which is more cost-competitive than solar energy and partly able to compete with coal and gas. View full post on Wind Power News

Mass. faces new energy challenges

With a natural gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts still in the planning stages and strong opposition in communities along its route, power experts are saying a shortage of gas supplies in the state and New England in general is driving up prices and forcing greater reliance on coal and oil power generation. View full […]

Huelskamp faces GOP challenge in Kan. 1st District

The Republican congressman from the sprawling 1st District of western and central Kansas has found himself increasingly on the defensive while campaigning in the GOP primary race back home. View full post on Wind Power News

Southeastern SD wind farm project faces delay

Construction of a $115 million wind farm in southeastern South Dakota is being delayed because of investors’ uncertainty about a federal wind energy production tax credit. View full post on Wind Power News

Kansas wind energy faces obstacles despite gains

Despite recent gains in wind energy production in Kansas, experts worry that troubling signs loom in the future of the industry in the state. View full post on Wind Power News

World faces ‘water-energy’ crisis: UN

Surging populations and economies in the developing world will cause a double crunch in demand for water and energy in the coming decades, the UN said Friday. View full post on Wind Power News

Export of wind energy to UK faces delay

The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has said significant exports of wind energy to the UK are now unlikely to happen by 2020. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewable energy target faces delay amid calls for Abbott to scrap policy

PM’s top business adviser demands inquiry into claims that wind turbines are operating in violation of compliance requirements Lenore Taylor View full post on Environment: Wind power | theguardian.com