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South-west job bonanza from wind turbines

Portland engineering firm Keppel Prince expects to double its workforce from 100 to 200 workers later this year as the wind energy industry throughout Australia ramps up. Keppel Prince general manager Steve Garner said that as well as creating the 100 extra jobs at his firm, the upturn in the company's production would also generate […]

Letter: Any disruption to fishing industry from offshore wind…

The region's fishing community has every right to be concerned that new offshore wind farms could affect their industry . In the near term, restrictions will be necessary in the area of construction. View full post on Wind Power News

It’s 2018. Here’s What To Expect From Trump On ‘Energy Dominance’ This Year

President Donald Trump made “energy dominance” a key part of his economic growth strategy, a plan that includes cutting regulations and taxes seen as burdening industries. Federal agencies have already rolled back major energy regulations and, with the help of Congress, repealed others through the Congressional Review Act. View full post on Wind Power News

Outcry on power lines from Salt Creek wind farm

Concern: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan with one of the large towers being installed to carry transmiussioin lines from the Salt Creek wind farm near Mortlake. New high capacity power transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm north of Mortlake are sparking concern with several Mortlake district residents. View full post on Wind Power […]

‘Not enough jobs’ from wind power, Ripon MP says

Russell Pearse and Act on Climate Victoria co-ordinator Leigh Ewbank prepare for a renewable energy community event in Ararat. Picture: PETER PICKERING Flow Power electricity retailer managing director Matthew van der Linden and Ararat Wind Farm general manager Stuart Liddell. View full post on Wind Power News

Solar and Wind Power Face Serious Threats From the Trump Administration

Less than a year into President Trump's time in office, clean energy developers face a slew of unanticipated threats from the White House and Republicans in Congress that could slow the industry's growth in ways unimaginable just a year ago. During Trump's presidential campaign, energy analysts were skeptical of his promise to preserve the coal […]

PATTERN ENERGYPattern Energy’s Meikle Wind Receives Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC

Pattern Energy Group Inc. announced its Meikle Wind power facility received the Project Excellence Award from Clean Energy BC. The 179 megawatt Meikle Wind facility is located near Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia. View full post on Wind Power News

Almost 2/3 of Summerside’s power came from wind in October

Krystalle Ramlakhan is a multi-platform journalist with CBC P.E.I. She has also worked for CBC in Winnipeg and Iqaluit. Summerside, P.E.I., got 63 per cent of its electricity from wind energy last month – saving the city money. View full post on Wind Power News

RPT-INSIGHT-Peak oil? Majors aren’t buying into the threat from renewables

Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $8 billion over a decade into renewable technologies, even promising to power its gas stations with the sun. That transformation – marketed as “Beyond Petroleum” – led to manufacturing solar panels in Australia, Spain and the […]

SaskPower carbon capture project uneconomical from the start, critics say

SaskPower's president has said it is 'highly unlikely' his company will recommend pursuing further carbon capture and storage projects in the foreseeable future because they are too expensive. Following SaskPower's announcement it is unlikely to recommend government pursue more carbon capture and storage projects because of the high cost, critics are saying pursuing carbon capture […]