Posts Tagged ‘line’

Viking Line: Using Wind Power to Cut Ship Emissions

As the commercial maritime community is collectively pressed by international and regional regulation to cut emissions, news today from Viking Line proves action as Viking Grace — which is already fueled by LNG — has become the first passenger ship in the world to use a rotor sail for wind-assisted propulsion. The International Maritime Organization […]

Ex-Missouri governor urges court to allow wind-energy line

Missouri's former governor is urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision blocking a 780-mile power line that would carry wind energy across the Midwest. Former Gov. Jay Nixon led arguments Tuesday before the high court on behalf Clean Line Energy Partners. View full post on Wind Power News

Missouri a barrier for wind-power line

Transmission lines stand near a wind power project in Texas. A transmission line project across Missouri is proving the complexity of linking wind-generated power to areas of demand. View full post on Wind Power News

Grain Belt Wind Line files Appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

Rejected by Missouri utility regulators, officials with a $2 billion wind-power transmission project are appealing to the state's highest court for help. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line project was shot down in August by the Missouri Public Service Commission. View full post on Wind Power News

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]

High court deals another blow to Clean Line project

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Ameren to try again for Missouri approval of new power line

An Ameren Corp. subsidiary plans to try again to get Missouri approval for a high-voltage power line after changing its route and getting consent from the last remaining counties in its 480-mile path from Iowa to Indiana. Ameren said Wednesday that it will apply later this month to the Missouri Public Service Commission to build […]

Kenya: Taxpayer Billions to Bail Out Spanish Power Line Builder

Kenyan taxpayers have been forced to bail out a debt-ridden Spanish contractor building the Lake Turkana Wind power transmission line to ensure the project is completed by June. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said the government has moved in to pay subcontractors and suppliers owed by Madrid-based Isolux, the firm which bagged the tender for […]

Wind energy firm trying again for OK of cross-country line

A renewable energy company is again facing opposition as it seeks one of the final pieces of regulatory approval needed to carry wind power from the nation's heartland to the east. Missouri utility regulators began hearing testimony Monday on a request from Clean Line Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line from western Kansas across […]

Wind farm would stretch across Burke to Divide line

Next Era Energy Resources held an open house in Bowbells Thursday to introduce Burke County residents to a proposed wind farm project. If the project is built, 89 wind generators will dot the landscape in an area running from southwest of Bowbells along the Coteau hills to the Divide County line. View full post on […]