Posts Tagged ‘million’

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. […]

GCF allocates $110 million to Kazakhstan for renewable energy projects

International organizations and financial institutions are keen to help Kazakhstan, an energy-rich Central Asian nation, in achieving its goal to increase energy generation from renewable sources. The Green Climate Fund approved funding for Kazakhstan in the amount of $110 million for projects within the framework program on renewable energy developed by the European Bank for […]

US$ 120 million deal for Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia reaches financial close

The Sainshand wind farm in Mongolia , the third privately financed wind farm in the country, will receive a US$ 120 million project financing package from a group of international investors and financiers. Located 460 km south-east of Ulaanbaatar in the Gobi Desert, Sainshand Salkhin Park LLC is sponsored by French energy leader ENGIE, German […]

Advanced Energy Economy Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean…

Today , national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs – equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Backed $500 Million Coal Upgrade Over Wind, Gas

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2017, in Washington. energy riches . View full post on Wind Power News

Million new jobs in prospect by 2040 even as emissions dive, study finds

Cutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found. The Jobs in a Clean Energy Future report, using modelling by the National Institute of Economic and […]

Ontario taxpayers on hook for $25 million over stalled wind power project

Trans Alta wind turbines operating in the townships of Amaranth and Melancthon near the Town of Shelburne. A wind turbine company has been awarded $25 million after Ontario shelved its offshore energy plans. View full post on Wind Power News

Fire damage to GRDA plant could hit $200 million

Damage from a July 1 fire at the Grand River Dam Authority's main generating facility in Chouteau could reach $200 million, officials with the state-owned utility said Thursday. GRDA spokesman Justin Alberty said the total cost of the fire is expected to be $85 million to $200 million, depending largely on the cost to rebuild […]

Power sector carbon emissions jumped 3.8 million tonnes in 2015: Pitt & Sherry

Australia’s greenhouse gases from its power sector jumped by 3.8 million tonnes in 2015, potentially making it harder to meet the country’s international promises to cut total emissions. Pollution from power stations – which account for about a third of Australia’s total carbon emissions – was up 2.4 per cent compared with 2014, according to […]

Wind turbines now produce enough power to energize 19 million U.S. homes

It’s been an uphill battle for environmental activists, but 2015 will go down as one of the most successful years yet in the fight for the well-being of the planet. In addition to the historic Paris climate deal, the United States can celebrate a more localized victory. View full post on Wind Power News