Posts Tagged ‘Keep’

Weatherwatch: can we keep the lights on when the wind fails to blow?

The UK now has more offshore wind power capacity than any other country – but we need a plan B for ultra-cold winters with soaring energy demands Last year was one of the greenest for power in the UK. Nearly one-third of all electricity came from renewable sources, and wind and solar provided more power […]

When it comes to oil and gas, – keep it in the ground’ is the worst thing to do

It has become fashionable among some environmentalists to declare that little of consequence would happen to the nation's economy if oil and natural gas production were to be phased out. Proponents of say that as motorists shift to electric vehicles, the need for fossil fuels will rapidly decline, replaced by batteries that run on solar […]

Keep favoritism out of energy policy

Two wrongs don't make a right, even if the first was very, very wrong – harmful in a way to tens of millions of Americans. For eight years, former President Barack Obama's administration did all it could to kill the coal industry and shut down coal-fired power plants. View full post on Wind Power News

Let’s keep the wind in our sails and continue to make Britain a world leader in wind energy

Whilst the Labour conference was busy debating whether to copy Venezuela or Cuba's economic model, you may not have noticed a great news story this week. Wind power is now cheaper than nuclear. View full post on Wind Power News

Nuclear power plants may not keep Britain’s lights on, say Lib Dems

Party raises concerns over nuclear costs as Vince Cable says record low wind power prices should lead to ‘radical reappraisal’ New nuclear power stations may not be the best option for keeping Britain’s lights on and meeting the country’s carbon targets, the Liberal Democrats have said. The party said there were legitimate concerns over nuclear’s […]

If we keep subsidizing wind, will the cost of wind energy go…

There are high hopes for renewable energy to help society by providing a more stable climate, better energy security and less pollution. Government actions reflect these hopes through policies to promote renewable energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Outside the Box: Wind power will keep growing astronomically, no…

The future of federal policies to cut carbon dioxide pollution for existing power plants, such as the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rule , remains uncertain for the near term. But even with this uncertainty on carbon policy, other factors will continue to drive wind energy's astronomical growth – benefiting in particular the rural […]

Economics Will Keep Wind and Solar Energy Thriving Under Trump

On the plains of West Texas, new wind farms can be built for just $22 a megawatt-hour. In the Arizona and Nevada deserts, solar projects are less than $40 a megawatt-hour. View full post on Wind Power News

The MPs fighting to keep climate on political agendas

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Western Wisconsin group vows to keep fighting Highland wind farm

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