Posts Tagged ‘funding’

Aep Southwestern Electric Power Co.Swepco questions identity, funding …

Southwestern Electric Power Co. , a unit of American Electric Power , called into question advertising by an anonymous group working in Louisiana to oppose the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project. View full post on Wind Power News

Australian Renewable Energy Agency to lose most of its funding

The federal government plans to strip the Australian Renewable Energy Agency of most of its funding, as well as its ability to give grants now that Parliament resumes. Remarkably, the ALP, which established ARENA when in government, may allow this to happen. View full post on Wind Power News

French energy minister: Hinkley C must not ‘dry out’ renewables funding

France’s energy minister Segolene Royal has backed union demands for the EDF’s Hinkley C project in Somerset to be re-examined, write Angelique Chrisafis & Chris Johnston – adding that the project must not go ahead if it would ‘dry out’ funds needed for EDF’s renewable energy program. I think the project should bring supplementary proof […]

Wind power: funding body spends $3.3m on research into turbines’ health impact

National Health and Medical Research Council defends decision after grants attacked as waste of time An Australian research council has given two grants worth $3.3m to research the impact of wind turbines on human health despite concluding last year there was no evidence turbine noise was harmful. Prof Anne Kelso, the chief executive of the […]

Livingston wind energy firm targets China for A 2m funding

A Livingston wind energy specialist expects to secure 2 million funding for projects in Scotland from wealthy investors in China who are turning their attentions to the UK. A Livingston wind energy specialist expects to secure 2 million funding for projects in Scotland from wealthy investors in China who are turning their attentions to the […]

Wind power firm in A 30m funding deal

Glasgow-based renewable energy firm UrbanWind has announced plans to develop wind turbine schemes across the UK after signing a A 30m funding deal with a private equity firm. UrbanWind chief executive Paul McCullagh said: “We are delighted to announce the signing of this ground-breaking deal with Zouk Capital. View full post on Wind Power News

Senators push for more distributed wind power funding

The senators, led by Sen. Al Franken told the Energy Department to dedicate more of its funds through its renewable energy technology program to distributed wind power, in which turbines are located near power users and not in large farms. “Distributed wind power systems, spanning a wide variety of applications across communities, businesses, and farms […]

Kenya: Kenya Approves Funding for Turkana Wind Power Project

Kenya’s National Treasury has signed a 52-billion shilling public-private partnership agreement to construct the 300-megawatt Turkana Wind Power Project, Kenya’s The Standard reported Tuesday . Private sector signatories include the African Development Bank, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya, Kenya Electricity Transmission Company and Lake Turkana Wind Power. View full post on Wind Power News

Lake Erie wind power project gets federal funding

The U.S. Department of Energy granted Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. $4 million to place wind turbines in Lake Erie. View full post on Wind Power News