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UK summer ‘wind drought’ puts green revolution into reverse

Windfarms fall short in heatwave, but 2018 was still UK’s second greenest summer Britain’s long heatwave threw the country’s green energy revolution into reverse and pushed up carbon emissions this summer, leading experts to stress the need for a diverse energy mix. The summer of 2017 was lauded as the “greenest ever” for electricity generation, […]

Dutch fishermen to sail fleet into Amsterdam in wind turbine protest

Workers say they are taking action in response to vast amount of windfarms being constructed in their waters The Netherlands may be the land of the windmill, but fishermen are planning a major protest on Saturday against the Dutch government’s latest wind turbine construction in the North Sea, with an armada of fishing boats sailing […]

Investigation into tracker found on Oklahoma legislator’s car leads to Texas political consultant

The OSBI has determined a longtime Texas political consultant known as Dr. Dirt hired the private investigators who put a tracker on a legislator's pickup court records show. The consultant, George C. Shipley, 70, has been subpoenaed to appear next week before the Oklahoma multicounty grand jury “to provide testimony.” View full post on Wind […]

Alinta plans rapid expansion into renewable energy

The company says it plans to bring a gigawatt of new renewable energy online following its acquisition of Victoria's Loy Yang B brown coal-fired power station late last year. It finalised the $1 billion acquisition of Loy Yang B on Monday, ensuring that the plant – which supplies nearly a fifth of Victoria's energy – […]

Plans to veer into wind power generation: Ghanaian experts visit South Africa

A 15-member delegation of engineers and energy experts from Ghana have visited Lekela, a renewable power generation company in South Africa as part of efforts to veer into wind power generation. The visit by the 15 engineers and managers from the Ghana Grid Company , and the Electricity Company of Ghana , was designed to […]

RPT-INSIGHT-Peak oil? Majors aren’t buying into the threat from renewables

Two decades ago, BP set out to transcend oil, adopting a sunburst logo to convey its plans to pour $8 billion over a decade into renewable technologies, even promising to power its gas stations with the sun. That transformation – marketed as “Beyond Petroleum” – led to manufacturing solar panels in Australia, Spain and the […]

Wind-power pollution: turbine oil seeps into the land in Mexico

Wind turbines were planted along a strip of Mexico's southern coast to make the country's power industry cleaner. Now they're spilling oil. View full post on Wind Power News

Siemens vows to turn Taiwan into offshore wind hub

At a press event, the company reiterated its mission to use its technologies in offshore wind power, gas-fired power generation and energy efficiency via digitalization to help establish a sustainable energy future for Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen recently announced the latest energy mix plan for Taiwan in 2015 – 20 percent renewable, 50 percent natural […]

Envision Energy expands Boulder operations into Colorado Building

Envision Energy, a China-based maker of wind turbines and energy-management software, has moved its growing workforce in Boulder into the Colorado Building at 1919 14th St. Envision opened its Globe Blade Innovation Center – focusing on research and development of aerodynamic improvements for wind-turbine blades – in Boulder in November 2015. It had been working […]

Nearby Wind Turbines Cause Family To Abandon Home, Which Greenies Then Turned Into A Research Center

A Vermont family abandoned their home in 2014 after the installation of noisy wind turbines nearby, then environmentalists moved in and turned it into a research center to study the impacts of wind power on human health. The company behind the wind project that drove the Therrien family from their home recently declared bankruptcy, and […]