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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 […]

SpaceX has successfully sent rockets into space that can return home to be reused. Photo: SpaceX

In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94 per cent of the global population lived in extreme poverty, and less that 20 per cent of the population was literate. Today, human life expectancy is over 70 years, less that 10 per cent of the global population lives in […]

Crown estate wades into Hinkley Point nuclear debate

Body says, with government reviewing £18.5bn project, benefits of renewables such as offshore wind should be looked at The crown estate has waded into the battle over Hinkley Point, pointing out that offshore windfarms are already being built at cheaper prices than the proposed atomic reactors for Somerset. While not arguing the £18.5bn nuclear project […]

European clean tech industry falls into rapid decline

Investment in low-carbon energy in Europe last year plummeted by more than half to $58bn, the lowest level in a decade, analysis shows Europe’s once world-beating clean technology industry has fallen into a rapid decline, with investment in low-carbon energy last year plummeting to its lowest level in a decade. The plunge in European fortunes […]