Posts Tagged ‘near’

Climate activist Bill McKibben: We’ve made “nowhere near…

Despite consensus among most scientists that climate change is real, and that humans are contributing by burning fossil fuels, there is still resistance to actually doing something about it. Oil, gas, and coal companies are fighting it. View full post on Wind Power News

Is end near for petrol and diesel as E-vehicle plan is welcomed?

Plans to phase petrol and diesel vehicles in Scotland by 2032 have been welcomed in the isles – but questions remain over the practicalities. This, she said was eight years ahead of the UK government and promised more details would follow over the next few months. View full post on Wind Power News

Australia’s biggest wind farm to be built near Bunya Mountains

Australia's largest wind farm will be built to the north of the Bunya Mountains, about 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane, after final details were confirmed last week. The Queensland Government approved the project in March 2017, but it has been enlarged to boost the number of turbines from 115 to 123 huge turbines. View full […]

Mersey feat: world’s biggest wind turbines go online near Liverpool

UK cements its position as global leader in wind technology as increasing scale drives down costs The planet’s biggest and most powerful wind turbines have begun generating electricity off the Liverpool coast, cementing Britain’s reputation as a world leader in the technology. Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay […]

Developer pulls plug on proposed wind farm near Searchlight

Turbine towers as tall as the Palms reach into the sky at the Spring Valley Wind Energy facility near Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada on Aug. 14, 2014. The wind farm is facing renewed scrutiny after the death of a second, federally protected golden eagle at the site. View full post on Wind […]

Fight the ‘blight’ of windfarms near my golf courses, Trump urges Ukip leader

US president-elect does not deny pushing interim leader Nigel Farage and key associates to fight development of offshore windfarms in Scotland Donald Trump urged the interim leader of a British political party and his key associates to lobby against the development of offshore windfarms, which he has fought against having built near his Scottish golf […]

Australia’s first hybrid wind-solar farm to be built near Canberra

Exclusive: farm gets the green light to be built by Chinese companies after $9.9m grant from renewable energy agency Australia’s first large-scale hybrid wind and solar farm is set to be built near Canberra, with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) providing a $9.9m grant. The money would go towards the $26m cost of building […]

Trump resumes fight against windfarm near Scottish golf course

US presidential candidate said planning conditions associated with Aberdeenshire project had not been satisfied Donald Trump has vowed to continue fighting the windfarm development off the coast from his Aberdeenshire golf course, branding the project an act of “public vandalism”. The US presidential candidate returned to the fray after Swedish energy company Vattenfall confirmed on […]

PUC approves construction permit for wind farm near Newell

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has approved a construction permit for a 103-megawatt wind farm about 10 miles northeast of Newell. The Willow Creek Wind Energy Facility to be built by Wind Quarry LLC will include 45 wind turbines and will interconnect to a 115-kilovolt transmission line owned by the Western Area Power Administration. […]

People prefer living near wind turbines to fracking wells – survey

Tory supporters more in favour of wind than shale, despite Conservatives moving to curb onshore windfarms and encourage fracking for shale gas People would much rather have wind turbines near their house than fracking wells, a survey suggests. Asked if they would prefer a wind turbine erected or a shale gas well drilled near their […]