Posts Tagged ‘Minister’

Finance Minister deals with questions on wind generation and lot sizes from mayors

Minister of Finance Tom Osborne addressed the Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon meeting in Days Inn on Thursday. – Frank Gale While Finance Minister Tom Osborne doesn't like the fact that Muskrat Falls is costing the province so much, he said one advantage of it is that it has provided a […]

FILE – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

According to the state-owned Ethiopian news agency ENA on Friday, Israeli company Giga-watt Global announced that they are interested in investing about $500 million in Ethiopia in renewable energy and human resource development inside the country. Giga-watt Global CEO, Josef I. Abramowitz, announced that he met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn alongside other Israeli […]

No more room for wind power, energy minister says in wake of export proposal

Michael Gorman is a reporter in Nova Scotia who covers Province House, rural communities, and everything in between. Contact him with story ideas at michael.gorman@cbc.ca Nova Scotia's grid can't absorb any more wind power, the province's energy minister says, even if it had access to electricity that under a major new proposal would be generated […]

Turkey to hold tender for giant wind power project next week: Minister

Turkey will hold a reverse auction on the energy ministry's giant wind power project next week, Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on July 28. Eight consortia, including four German giants, participated in Turkey's 1,000-megawatt wind power project tender on July 27, according to officials. In addition to the German giants, Chinese and Danish Vestas also […]

Australia should invest in coal power to reduce emissions, minister says

Economists and energy analysts question environmental and economic case for Matt Canavan’s coal push Research touted by the resources minister that reportedly suggests Australia can rely on coal to meet emissions reduction has been attacked by experts and appears to have been misreported. The Australian reported on Tuesday that research conducted by the Department of […]

‘Mad Alex’: Donald Trump letters abuse Scottish ex-first minister

Messages sent before his White House campaign show US president-elect harassing Alex Salmond over windfarms Donald Trump harangued the former first minister of Scotland as “Mad Alex” and accused him of being on a “march to oblivion” in a series of increasingly angry and eccentric letters about windfarms he claimed were blighting his Scottish golf […]

Government operations to run on green power by 2025: environment minister

The federal Liberals are promising to run all government operations on renewable energy within a decade, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Wednesday. Speaking in Calgary to the Canadian Wind Energy Association, McKenna said the switch for all government operations is to be complete by 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Farms Destroyed Our Energy Security, Says Australian Prime Minister

David Brockwell walks between wind turbines during a routine inspection at the Infigen Energy wind farm located on the hills surrounding Lake George, 50 km north of the Australian capital city of Canberra May 13, 2013. Infigen Energy's Capital Windfarm, built five years ago, was a vanguard for wind power as Australia sought to wean […]

Centre keen to develop Arunachal Pradesh, says power minister Thongdok

New Delhi, June 26 : Asserting that the Centre is concerned about development in the northeastern states, Arunachal Pradesh Power Minister Tenzing Norbu Thongdok said that Union Minister of State for Power Piyush Goyal has given assurance to develop hydropower, solar and thermal projects in his state. “The central government is very positive. View full […]

Prime Minister David Cameron gives personal message on EU referendum to Lincolnshire voters

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Prime Minister David Cameron has given his personal message to voters in Lincolnshire on why they should vote to remain in the European Union in Thursday's referendum. View full post on […]