Posts Tagged ‘little’

Sports Direct and its staffing agencies paid workers £1m too little

Retailer, Best Connection and Transline named and shamed by government after having to repay £946,000 in total Sports Direct and its employment agencies Best Connection and Transline have been named and shamed by the government for paying workers less than the legal minimum wage, underpaying them by nearly £1m. The companies make up three of […]

Rise of electric car solves little if driven by fossil fuels, warns windfarm boss

Dong Energy boss says falling price of renewables means they must power the electric car revolution or the environment will gain only a pyrrhic victory The rise of electric cars will be a pyrrhic victory for the environment if they are powered by fossil fuels instead of renewables, according to the UK boss of the […]

LM Wind Power to Build 44K-SF Warehouse at Little Rock Port

Company officials and representatives from the city of Little Rock the Little Rock Regional Chamber break ground on a 44,000-SF warehouse for LM Wind Power at Little Rock Port. View full post on Wind Power News

Big Hawaii Accelerator Backs the Little Wind Turbine That Could

Wind is a critical renewable energy resource for Hawaii, so it’s no surprise that the state’s so-called ‘Energy Excelerator’ incubator has included a wind company in its newly announced 2016 list of clean tech startups to support. The surprise is that the company is SheerWind, a Minnesota-based company that has some wind industry observers scratching […]

Nuclear provided 60 per cent of Ontario’s electricity in 2015; little from wind, solar

Nuclear power provided 60 per cent of Ontario’s electricity in 2015, while renewables such as wind and solar power added only a tiny amount to the supply mix. The Independent Electricity System Operator says Ontario got 24 per cent of its electricity from hydro-generated power from dams and run-of-river generators, and another 10 per cent […]

Maui’s Dirty Little Secret

It’s tourist season on Maui now. And we all breathe a sigh of relief because the daily smoke and ash from sugarcane burning is on hiatus. View full post on Wind Power News

The world-leading UK windfarm built with little British involvement

About 90% of the £1.5bn spent constructing the London Array, a huge windfarm off the coast of Kent, has gone to foreign firms The project briefing for Britain’s world-leading offshore windfarm is given by a Dane, the crew on the transfer boat from Ramsgate harbour are Norwegian and the lunch served 20 miles off the […]