Posts Tagged ‘government’

Government of Canada lends support to Arctic wind energy study

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency has invested $950,000 in a study examining the feasibility of wind turbines and energy storage in Inuvik. The Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Infrastructure will undertake the study, which will examine the feasibility of adding one or more wind turbines to the electric grid. View full post […]

Replacing Liddell with renewables is $1.4 billion cheaper than government plan, report says

The Turnbull government's plan to keep the worn-out Liddell power station running for another five years would cost about $1.4 billion more than replacing it with clean energy, and spew millions of tonnes of damaging carbon pollution, a new analysis shows. The findings cast further doubt on the wisdom of keeping Australia's oldest operating coal […]

Fuss about nuclear reactors should educate government, people

The public deliberation commission's decision to recommend the resumption of the construction of two nuclear reactors should offer precious lessons to the government of President Moon Jae-in and the nation as a whole. Most of all, the panel's decision — by the larger-than-expected margin of 19 percentage points — shows that common sense prevails in […]

Government Support Will Boost Wind Turbine Market Growth During Forecast Period 2014-2020

Wind energy is the power extracted from wind using wind turbines. A wind turbine is a device that transforms the kinetic energy of the wind into electrical energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Alleged government war against science is utter nonsense

In this newest century of activism, advocacy and the shameless politicization of every facet of government, the Department of Energy has released a complex and sober assessment of our energy grid. Mark Mills, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, called it, “the perfect government report: a tutorial chock full of useful data, along with observations […]

Drop in wind energy costs adds pressure for government rethink

Tories urged to look at onshore windfarms which can be built as cheaply as gas plants and deliver the same power for half the cost of Hinkley Point, says Arup Onshore windfarms could be built in the UK for the same cost as new gas power stations and would be nearly half as expensive as […]

Scottish islands hold out for government U-turn on windfarm subsidies

Hopes that ministers will make special case for Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland after visit by business secretary Ministers are believed to be on the verge of a U-turn on their manifesto pledge to halt the spread of subsidised onshore windfarms – on remote Scottish islands, at least. The business secretary, Greg Clark, visited the […]

Wind power company owed $28M by federal government asks court to force payment

This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution to colleagues, clients or customers, or inquire about permissions/licensing, please go to: Windstream Energy's project in Ontario was blocked by a moratorium in 2011 and a NAFTA tribunal partially ruled in favour of the company. View […]

Scottish government launches public consultation on fracking

Four-month consultation on possibility of fracking in Scotland runs until end of May with dedicated website at talkingfracking.scot, reports BusinessGreen The Scottish government has launched a public consultation over whether to allow unconventional oil and gas extraction – including fracking – to take place in Scotland. The four-month consultation runs until the end of May […]

Tony Abbott rebuffed after attacking Turnbull government on renewable energy target

Malcolm Turnbull says the Coalition’s position on the RET was settled 18 months ago under former prime minister’s leadership Malcolm Turnbull has dismissed Tony Abbott’s latest criticism of the Coalition’s renewable energy target, reminding Abbott that the target was settled under his leadership just 18 months ago. Abbott warned at a Young Liberals conference at […]