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‘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 […]

Masstown poultry farmer turning from wind to sun

Blake Jennings looks forward to harnessing more of the sun's power for their Bayview Poultry Farm, allowing them to improve production and reduce expenses. Mark Goudge/Saltwire Network Blake Jennings was just a teen when he went the eco-friendly route a decade ago, by installing wind turbines for his family's hennery in Masstown. View full post […]

Avangrid takes action again to remove Snell from siting board

Avangrid, the company behind the proposed North Ridge Wind Energy Project, has filed another legal motion against Gary P. Snell, one of the two ad hoc members of the Siting Board for the project. Avangrid initially filed a motion on Sept. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore wind power helps UK reach record energy generation from renewables in second quarter

Almost a third of the UK's electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of 2017, according to government statistics – with wind producing more than any other clean energy source. New figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy covering April to June show a record 29.8% was generated by renewable […]

UK green energy expensive? Not any more. From now on it’s cheap

A record low price set for offshore wind power is good for UK jobs, the taxpayer and household bills. It is bad news for Hinkley C and the nuclear industry The persistent myth that green energy is expensive has been shredded by the revelation that windfarms will be built around Britain’s coast far more cheaply […]