Posts Tagged ‘higher’

Deterring onshore windfarms means higher energy bills – Lord Deben

Ministers told there is no logical argument against turbines in areas that want them Ministers must come clean to households about the higher energy bills they face if the UK continues to deter new onshore windfarms, the government’s top climate change adviser has said. Lord Deben, the chair of the committee on climate change (CCC), […]

Offshore Wind Energy Market Estimated to Soar Higher by 2022

The increasing advantages of offshore wind energy over its onshore counterpart is a major factor boosting the global offshore wind energy market, states Transparency Market Research in its latest report. The report, titled “Offshore Wind Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 – 2022”, is available for sale on […]

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]

Higher, cheaper, sleeker: wind turbines of the future – in pictures

With the UK government ending subsidies for onshore wind and the Trump administration pushing for a return to coal, you might think the wind power revolution had run out of puff. Far from it. The cost of energy from offshore wind in Britain has fallen by a third since 2012, and wind accounts for over […]

China Longyuan Power posts higher interim profit

China Longyuan Power, Asia's largest wind farms developer, posted a better-than-expected 7.2 per cent year-on-year rise in interim net profit on the back of higher output and lower finance costs. The company, a unit of China Guodian Group, one of the nation's big five state-owned power generation groups, had a net profit of 2.36 billion […]

TransCanada to end three coal projects in Alberta, citing higher emissions costs

TransCanada plans to terminate purchase agreements from three of its Alberta coal-fired power plants due to the increasing cost of carbon emissions, while continuing its natural-gas and wind-power operations in the province. a TransCanada Corp. says three of its Alberta power plants will become unprofitable as a result of a change in provincial law, so […]

British public thinks wind power subsidies are 14 times higher than reality

Polling for renewable energy trade body finds misconceptions around wind power despite popular support for the technology The UK public believes that wind power subsidies paid by consumers are many times higher than they actually are, according to polling for the industry. A survey questioned 2,000 people for industry body RenewableUK about what they thought […]

Oklahoma electric utilities want higher rate for solar, wind energy producers

Senate Bill 1456 allows regulated utilities to apply to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission to charge a higher base rate to customers who generate solar and wind energy and send their excess power back into the grid. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind companies going higher for power

The wind industry has gone to great lengths over the years to snap up the best properties for its farms, often looking to remote swaths of prairie or distant mountain ridges to maximize energy production and minimize community opposition. View full post on Wind Power News

Dong Energy upbeat about offshore wind power thanks to higher subsidy

Windfarm firm says it is ‘game on’ for investment in North Sea, adding industry could compete without public money by 2020 Dong Energy, the company that claims to be the biggest developer of windfarms in the world, believes it is “game on” in the North Sea with nothing to hold back new investment. The upbeat […]