Posts Tagged ‘fails’

Weatherwatch: can we keep the lights on when the wind fails to blow?

The UK now has more offshore wind power capacity than any other country – but we need a plan B for ultra-cold winters with soaring energy demands Last year was one of the greenest for power in the UK. Nearly one-third of all electricity came from renewable sources, and wind and solar provided more power […]

Three Mile Island fails to secure energy-sale contract, threatening plant’s future

Three Mile Island was unable to land a contract to sell its electricity on the grid for 2018-2019, leaving questions about the plant’s future in a competitive energy market. Here’s some info on the recent PJM auction and what the lost business means for the Exelon-owned power plant and the 700 people who work there. […]

Blow for council as wind power fails to light up a 20m park

Built by Dublin City Council at a cost of a 20m, Fr Collins Park in Donaghmede, north Dublin, was described as Ireland’s first “self-sustaining city park” when it opened in 2009. View full post on Wind Power News

Increase for Nebraska property tax credit fails

Lawmakers have rejected an attempt to add $7.5 million in yearly funding to Nebraska’s property tax credit program. View full post on Wind Power News

Donald Trump anti-wind power fundraiser fails to get off the ground

Anti-wind power fundraiser featuring Donald Trump hit by poor ticket sales, forcing organiser Chris Heaton-Harris MP to cancel Chris Heaton-Harris, the Conservative MP for Daventry, is perhaps best known outside his constituency for his vocal stance against wind turbines. Earlier this year, he organised a letter signed by 101 fellow Conservative MPs – and a […]