Posts Tagged ‘Nation’s’

Nation’s biggest wind farm could be built between Geelong and Ballarat

The biggest wind farm in the southern hemisphere will be built about 130 kilometres west of Melbourne, powering an estimated half a million homes a year by 2025, if the Andrews government gives the project the green light. The proposed wind farm would sprawl across 167 square kilometres of farmland near the small town of […]

Oklahoma’s abundance of wind and natural gas help generate power for much of the nation’s midsection

The Western Farmers-owned Pine Ridge solar generation facility, near Apache, was brought online about a year ago. The cooperative has built various solar generating facilities during the past 18 months to study how they can incorporate that form of power generation into its portfolio. View full post on Wind Power News

Nation’s largest offshore wind farm coming to New York

While the U.S. lags behind other developed countries when it comes to wind power, it's making strides to catch up. Last week, the Long Island Power Authority gave the green light to building New York's first commercial offshore wind farm. View full post on Wind Power News

Asia-Pacific developing nations’ wind power capacity seen to double in 10 years

Annual power capacity from wind is expected to more than double by 2025 in the Asia Pacific region as more developing countries, including the Philippines, tend to adopt such power resource. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of Global Green Growth Institute , noted that most of this […]

Asian Nations Take Steps on Pollution After Climate-Change Deal

Several Asian nations have announced independent measures to curb climate change as 195 countries signed a deal in Paris this weekend that will change the world’s energy policies in a bid to limit fossil-fuel production. The Indian government halted registration Friday of diesel- powered vehicles in New Delhi until Jan. 6, the date of the […]

G20 nations spend $452 bn a year supporting fossil fuels: study

The G20 group of major economies spend $452 billion per year supporting fossil fuel industries, despite their primary role in causing climate change, according to a study released on Thursday. The report, which comes ahead of a crunch UN meeting in Paris to try to forge a global deal to avoid disastrous levels of climate […]

Work begins on nation’s first offshore wind farm

State lawmakers and members of Congress attended a ground-breaking of sorts for Deepwater Wind’s project at Block Island, R.I. The event was held at a business that will build parts of the foundation for the wind farm’s five turbines, according to the Providence Journal . The 30-megawatt Deepwater Wind project is scheduled to open next […]

Poor nations go for solar, wind at twice the rate of rich ones

A study of 55 nations — including China, Brazil, South Africa, Uruguay and Kenya — found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013. The 143 per cent growth in renewables in those markets compares with an 84 per cent rate in wealthier nations, which installed 213 megawatts, according to a report […]

Nation’s wind power generation capacity grew fivefold in last decade

The nation’s wind power capacity has climbed about fivefold to 2.5 million kw over the past decade, sources say. View full post on Wind Power News