Posts Tagged ‘Leaders’

Energy leaders launch first utility-scale hybrid power project

ISLAMABAD: While Pakistanis were dreaming of an end to power outages, international renewable energy leaders announced the world's first utility-scale energy park project for on-grid hybrid integration of wind, solar and battery storage. According to a press statement issued in Singapore on Monday, a partnership between renewable energy industry leaders announced the final details of […]

Industry leaders say coal-fire power plants becoming obsolete

Although the Trump administration announced the nation's so-called “war against coal is over,” Michigan's largest utility believes there's no future left for such a dirty, carbon-dense fuel and is making plans to phase out all of its coal-based energy production within 23 years – including its massive coal-fired power plant in Monroe, one of America's […]

Energy industry leaders talk efficiency

Bill Magness, president and CEO of Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates the Texas power grid, discusses how energy impacts families, individuals and businesses during Saturday's Energy Summit and Fair in Denton. Leaders of local energy companies talked energy consumption on Saturday morning during U.S. Congressman Michael Burgess' annual Energy Summit and Fair at […]

UN urges business leaders to double investment in green energy by 2020

Rapid transition from fossil fuels to wind and solar is needed to ensure the success of the Paris climate agreement, says secretary general, Ban Ki-moon The United Nations urged global business leaders on Wednesday to double investment in wind and solar energy to $600bn (£400bn) a year by 2020. One month after the Paris climate […]

The Latest: UN chief says leaders’ support on climate a plus

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he’s encouraged that 150 world leaders – an “unprecedented” number – told the opening of the climate summit that they were in Paris to deliver an agreement to tackle global warming. The U.N. chief told reporters at U.N. headquarters in New York before flying back to Paris on Thursday night […]

Australia’s leaders ‘wilfully blind’ about climate change, says former NAB chief

Cameron Clyne says he doesn’t think anyone has ‘grasped quite how revolutionary’ the emergence of renewable energy will be Australia’s political leaders are “wilfully blind” to the challenge of climate change, with the country at risk from an “economically reckless” reliance upon fossil fuels, the former head of the National Australia Bank has warned. Cameron […]

Tory pledge to end wind subsidies risks green economy, say industry leaders

Conservatives’ manifesto promise to halt wind subsidies is at odds with their emissions goals and threatens green energy jobs and new projects, says renewable industry The Conservatives must not undermine the so-called green economy and cause job losses through their manifesto pledge to end subsidies for onshore windfarms, figures in the renewable energy industry have […]

Oklahoma leaders looking for more wind regulations

With wind energy production in full swing in Oklahoma, legislative leaders are looking to impose some new restrictions on the booming industry. The Senate Energy Committee approved a bill Thursday by Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman to require planning for when wind farms are decommissioned and minimum distances from places like schools or airports. […]

Solar and wind energy leaders to push for renewable energy

Business owners and clean energy advocates plan to outline how the wind and solar industries are benefiting the state’s economy now. The measure would gradually raise Maryland’s clean electricity mandate. View full post on Wind Power News

German wind energy leaders to visit Hull

Delegates from the Wind Energy Agency, which is based in north-west Germany, will tour Green Port Hull, the future site of Siemens’ 310m offshore turbine facility. Agency managing director Ronny Meyer said: “As the Humber is one of the leading regions for offshore wind in the UK, it is an absolutely key market for us. […]