Posts Tagged ‘gets’

Wind turbine setback reform gets mixed reaction, potentially pitting…

The wind industry this week said its member companies are ready to invest billions in Ohio if state lawmakers can rewrite the state's four-year-old zoning rules that shut down new wind farm development. “The Ohio Senate has shown great leadership with their continued commitment to reforming Ohio's wind energy setback policies,” said Andrew Gohn, policy […]

With Christie gone, New Jersey can finally gets its clean energy act together | Opinion

New Jersey legislators are poised to set the state on a path to becoming one of the nation's cleanest-energy states. After eight years of Gov. Chris Christie's pandering to the fossil fuel industry, putting the kibosh on efforts to cut carbon pollution, and then attempting a misguided, last-minute bailout of the state's struggling nuclear plants, […]

Wind power gets policy tailwind

The central government has put in place detailed guidelines for wind power generators to plug loopholes in contracts, reduce disputes and help achieve its ambitious target of generating 60,000 mw of power from the renewable energy source. “The wind power generator , in a bid to ensure timely commencement of power, will have to submit […]

Effort to ease wind-farm rules gets fresh start in Ohio Senate

When Ohio Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay abruptly resigned in October, the wind-energy industry lost one of its most ardent supporters at a time when an important proposal was being considered. This week, Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, has come forward to be the new lead sponsor of the wind-energy plan, which would reduce the distance […]

Hutchinson Siemens Gamesa plant gets new orders

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced Tuesday that the company has received orders for 236 wind turbines that its Hutchinson plant will manufacture the nacelles and hubs for. View full post on Wind Power News

Ocean City Gets another Wind Farm Proposal

It is likely in the next ten years there will be a wind energy farm off the coast of the Eastern Shore. But where it goes and how it will affect the area is still up in the air. View full post on Wind Power News

Windfarm in Barnaby Joyce’s NSW electorate gets $120m CEFC loan

Clean Energy Finance Corporation loan comes three months after minister slammed SA’s over-reliance on wind power The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has made a multi-million dollar loan for a new windfarm in Barnaby Joyce’s electorate. It comes three months after Joyce slammed the South Australian government’s over-reliance on wind power, and linked SA’s damaging September […]

Tech Times | Wind on the upswing – As it gets ever cheaper, wind…

Last May, I attended an international meeting on wind energy in Portugal, where 100 per cent of that country's electricity demand was met by renewable energy -a combination of solar, wind, and hydro – for four days. There have also been several short periods in which wind generation alone has exceeded 40 per cent of […]

Second phase of world’s biggest offshore windfarm gets go-ahead

Multibillion-pound Hornsea Project Two, 55 miles off Grimsby coast, would see 300 turbines span an area five times size of Hull Plans for the world’s biggest offshore windfarm off the Yorkshire coast are to be expanded to an area five times the size of Hull after being approved by ministers. The multibillion-pound Hornsea Project Two […]

Trump gets it wrong on China and the Paris climate agreement

Of the 189 nations that have committed to actions under the Paris climate agreement, no two will be more important than China and the United States. Together, these countries release nearly half of the world's carbon emissions. View full post on Wind Power News