Posts Tagged ‘good’

Tazewell’s wind farm a ‘good neighbor’

At Issue: While power-generating wind farms have stirred controversy in other communities, Rail Splitter Wind Farm in Tazewell County has been a “good neighbor.” Local Impact: Rail Splitter produces about $526,000 in property tax revenue annually, shared by the county and taxing districts surrounding the farm. View full post on Wind Power News

Good winds blowing from Brazil: Atlantic Renewable Energies is…

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2017 : With wind projects in four different Brazilian states , Atlantic Renewable Energies stands out among companies in the wind power sector as an enterprise whose foundations are inseparable from the business strategy comprising its sustainable core: environmental concern, corporate governance, health and safety. The company invests on sustainable development, […]

Good Energy embraces wind power in new deal

The Westermost Rough Wind Farm in the North Sea where Good Energy will be getting power via a deal with DONG Energy. A NEW partnership for Chippenham's Good Energy will see offshore wind power used by its customers for the first time. View full post on Wind Power News

Climate change in 2016: the good, the bad, and the ugly | John Abraham

2016 wasn’t all bad news for the climate, but it was ugly toward the end This past year had so many stories involving human-caused climate change – it will be forever in our memories. Here is a summary of some of the high points, from my perspective. When I say “high points” I don’t necessarily […]

‘Really remarkable’: Finally some good news in the battle against climate change

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry have stabilised for a third year in a row, in a shift that will reduce the risks of dangerous climate change if the trend continues, researchers say. CO2 emissions from the two sources last year were steady at about 9.9 gigatonnes, slowing from a pace that […]

If we’re serious about industrial strategy, renewables is a good place to start

With the future of Hinkley Point in doubt and the government committed to assist British business, now is the time to get behind wind power Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The word from inside No 10 is not clear yet, […]

Wind farm commissioner insists he’s good value for taxpayers at $200,000 a year

Australia’s wind farm commissioner has insisted taxpayers are getting good value for money out of his $200,000 a year salary. In an interview with Fairfax Media, Andrew Dyer, who was appointed to the wind energy watchdog post in October , said he believed there were genuine issues around wind farms to be solved and he […]

Good Energy promises UK’s first subsidy-free windfarm

Green power company believes it can build onshore windfarm in Cornwall with local people helping finance it, despite government scrapping subsidies The UK’s first onshore windfarm to be built without government subsidy is now under planning in Cornwall, to be financed in part by the local community. The Big Field wind farm, near Bude, will […]

President’s go-it-alone climate agenda hurts mining states for no good reason

I recently attended my sixth State of the Union Address as a member of Congress. I was hoping this year, in the president’s final address, to hear him speak of some opportunities for us to work together to address issues that truly affect Colorado and the rest of the country. View full post on Wind […]

The Senate’s New Tax Bill Has Some Pretty Good News For The Wind Industry

In this July 28, file 2014 photo, two donkeys run through a pasture in front of wind turbines in Calumet, Okla. Tax credits that helped lure dozens of wind farms to Oklahoma are now being blamed as an example of costly tax subsidies that are helping to blow a hole in the state’s budget and […]