Posts Tagged ‘millions’

America last: Trump’s budget cedes millions of high-wage jobs to China

President Trump's budget slashes investment in clean energya S-a Sthe biggest new source of sustainable high-wage employment in the world. In contrast, China's latest five-year energy budget invests $360 billion in renewable generation alone by 2020. View full post on Wind Power News

Heavily polluting ‘diesel farms’ to make millions from subsidies, IPPR warns

Thinktank criticises subsidy cuts for clean renewable energy while state aids profits for ‘dirtiest form of energy generation available’ Owners of heavily polluting diesel generators stand to make “sky-high” profits under a government energy regime that has slashed subsidies for wind and solar, a report warns. The annual capacity market auction – under which power […]

Wind, Solar Facilities Killing Millions of Birds, Other Animals

The Institute of Energy Research reports on a study in the Wildlife Society Bulletin , showing every year 573,000 birds and 888,000 bats are killed by wind turbines – 30 percent higher than the federal government estimated in 2009, due mainly to increasing wind power capacity across the nation. This is figure is likely an […]

Wind farm extension questioned when millions paid to turn off for existing turbines

Highland councillors will consider a plan to add 10 new turbines to an existing wind farm whose operators have already been paid more than 7.5m to turn it off. Campaigners say that this year alone, Falck Renewables have been given 2.8m for the Millennium wind farm in the hills to the west of the Great […]