Posts Tagged ‘House’

Texas wind energy projects worth about $11 billion threatened by U.S. House tax vote Thursday

The wind energy industry is warning that $10.9 billion worth of Texas projects could be threatened by a U.S. House vote Thursday. The House is scheduled to decide on tax reform that includes retroactively slashing the wind energy production tax credit. View full post on Wind Power News

House tax bill trims wind tax credit; extends nuclear provision

Tax credits cherished by the wind and solar industry remain under a rewrite of the tax code revealed by House Republicans, but the measure would trim the wind energy's production tax credit by more than a third. The bill, unveiled by House GOP leaders Thursday, also extends an estimated $6 billion tax credit for the […]

Residents ask about potential effects and benefits of Mad River Wind Farm at open house

Residents of Jefferson and Oswego counties Wednesday showed up to an open house about Mad River Wind Farm to learn how it would affect, and possibly benefit, their communities. Anthony M. and Jennifer M. Tubolino said they were curious about potential job opportunities developer Avangrid Renewables could create with its proposed wind farm in the […]

Liberty House looks to shore up power supply for Australian steel works

The family behind Liberty House has agreed to tie-up with an Australian renewable energy firm, looking to beef up electricity supply for the Arrium steel business that the British company recently took over in power-strained South Australia. British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance agreed to buy a 50.1 percent stake in Zen Energy, which up […]

Wind energy developers plan open house in Plainview on Thursday

NextEra Energy Resources, the developer of the Hale Wind Project, will team up with Xcel Energy to answer questions about the new wind farm near Plainview at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Plainview Country Club. Xcel Energy announced in March it plans to purchase the Hale Wind Project from […]

Wind developer to host open house for Mad River Wind Farm

Wind energy developer Atlantic Wind LLC will host a public open house for its latest north country project, Mad River Wind Farm, on March 8, and several nearby business owners expressed questions and concerns about the project. A development team from Avangrid Renewables, Atlantic Wind's parent company, will discuss the project boundaries, the state Article […]

Sarasota opens new fire house on bee ridge road in effort to update fire safety

Sarasota County opens its newest fire station today. Fire Station No. 12 will serve the area around Bee Ridge Road. View full post on Wind Power News

Red Hook: Berth of a nation! Red Hook dock owner wants to house historic S.S. United States

Ship shape: The S.S. United States once hosted celebrities like John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, but is not looking so grand these days. The owners of historic luxury passenger liner the S.S. United States – which is currently wasting away in a Philadelphia berth – are trying to save the ship from the scrap […]

Ask this Old House Goes Cross Country

Crisscrossing America to teach practical home improvement lessons to homeowners and millions of viewers, this new season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE will include stops in ASK THIS OLD HOUSE will continue to focus on timely and relevant segments for audiences everywhere, from simple DIY wood working projects, to practical winter weather solutions, and the […]

Utilities reacts to White House power play

In what’s being called the nation’s biggest step toward combating climate change, President Obama unveiled the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan on Monday, requiring a 32 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. That’s slightly higher than the 30 percent cut contained in an earlier plan draft. View full […]