Posts Tagged ‘impact’

Hazelwood’s power station closure would have limited impact on energy prices

The ongoing uncertainty over the future of the Hazelwood power station in Victoria's Latrobe Valley has raised the prospect that the ageing generator will be shut down in the near future. The power station has a nameplate capacity of 1.6 gigawatts , which represents 22 per cent of the coal-fired generation capacity in Victoria, and […]

The impact of wind power on electricity prices

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. This paper investigates the impact of wind power on electricity prices. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind power: funding body spends $3.3m on research into turbines’ health impact

National Health and Medical Research Council defends decision after grants attacked as waste of time An Australian research council has given two grants worth $3.3m to research the impact of wind turbines on human health despite concluding last year there was no evidence turbine noise was harmful. Prof Anne Kelso, the chief executive of the […]

Wind farm impact study accepted

According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the town of Arkwright, as lead agency, has accepted a final environmental impact statement on the proposed Arkwright Summit Wind Farm. The final EIS is available from the Arkwright Town Hall, 9543 Center Road, Fredonia, NY 14063. View full post on Wind Power News

Study shows impact of Okla. wind energy industry

A study that analyzes the economic impact of the wind energy industry in Oklahoma is being released by The Wind Coalition. View full post on Wind Power News

Hinkley Point’s first impact will be to add to consumers’ bills | Nils Pratley

The UK would be agreeing to buy electricity from Hinkley Point at £93 per megawatt hour – roughly twice the current market rate The deal is still to be signed, but already some extraordinary claims are being made about Hinkley Point in Somerset, which will be the first nuclear plant to be built in the […]

Tests eyed for Fond du Lac area wind turbine impact

Fond du Lac County residents who believe their health is compromised by wind turbines are asking officials to conduct a study that could prove it. View full post on Wind Power News

The Impact of the NAO on the Solar and Wind Energy Resources in the Mediterranean Area

In Hydrological, Socioeconomic and Ecological Impacts of the North Atlantic Oscillation in the Mediterranean Region, Vol. View full post on Wind Power News

Weatherwatch: Wind turbines impact on balance and distribution of species

A stroll through a wind farm may be a breezy experience. Now it turns out that extra drafts, created by swishing turbine blades, can change the weather. As well as extracting energy from the wind, wind turbines swoosh air around. Fernando Portée-Agel, from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, and colleagues, investigated the […]

Wind power’s CO2-cutting impact disputed

Inconsistency of supply is one of the biggest drawbacks of renewables such as wind and solar. View full post on Wind Power News