Posts Tagged ‘Homes’

Labour wants green energy to power most UK homes by 2030

Party committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by middle of the century Almost all of Britain’s homes and businesses would be powered by wind, solar and nuclear power by 2030, under bold new green energy plans being outlined by Labour. Rebecca Long-Bailey, the shadow business secretary, will declare on Tuesday that the party […]

Wind energy powered more than five million homes in first quarter of 2018

Wind turbines in Scotland provided a 44% increase in power to the National Grid during the first quarter of 2018, environmental groups say. Analysis of WWF wind power data by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided over 5,353,997 MWh of electricity to the grid during the quarter. View full post on Wind Power News

Tucson Electric plans wind energy project to power 31k homes

A southern Arizona utility company is planning a wind energy project that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. Tucson Electric Power says a request for design and construction proposals will go out this week. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind turbines ‘provided double the amount of energy needed for homes in October’

Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/wind-turbines-provided-double-the-amount-of-energy-needed-for-homes-in-october-36296891.html Power generated by wind turbines provided enough energy for almost double the number of homes in Scotland last month, according to data. View full post on Wind Power News

Draughty homes targeted in UK climate change masterplan

Ministers publish long-delayed blueprint for hitting target of cutting emissions by 57% in next 15 years Millions of draughty homes in England and Wales will be insulated and overhauled by 2035 to save families as much as £300 a year on their energy bills, under the government’s climate change plans. The long-delayed blueprint for how […]

New wind energy project could power 7,000 Sackville homes

Maria Jose Burgos is a reporter with CBC New Brunswick based in Fredericton. She is a recent graduate of the journalism program at St. Thomas University. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewable energy generates enough power to run 70% of Australian homes

Renewable Energy Index shows sector will generate power to run 90% of homes once wind and solar projects being built in 2016-17 are completed Australia’s renewable energy sector is within striking distance of matching national household power consumption, cranking out enough electricity to run 70% of homes last financial year, new figures show. The first […]

San Diego Considers New Way to Power Homes, Businesses

The City of San Diego is considering a new way to power homes and businesses and it may save you some money. By purchasing electricity from a source other than San Diego Gas & Electric, the City would have more control over rates, choose greener sources like solar and wind power and possibly lower your […]

Scotland hosts groundbreaking wind energy project to build new homes

Housing association invests in electricity-generating turbines that will fund affordable homes in rural Scotland Amid the rolling hills and woodland pastures of south-east Scotland, a wind of change is blowing through communities where low wages and casual work sit uneasily alongside the popular image of timeless market towns and pretty coastal villages. High above rich […]

Wind Turbines Head for Homes Again

A new type of small wind turbine for home electricity generation , intended to match the popularity and potential of solar power, is being developed in Europe. This will be the second time that attempts have been made by the European Commission to get wind turbines generally accepted for domestic and small-scale commercial use. View […]