Posts Tagged ‘News’

Bad news for wind power: globally, winds are slowing

Near-surface wind speeds over landmasses across the planet have dropped by as much as 25% since the 1970s, and climate scientists are taking note. Michael Lucy reports. View full post on Wind Power News

Beware nuclear industry’s fake news on being emissions free | Letters

David Blackburn says we need decentralised energy sources; David Lowry on nuclear not being zero-carbon technology; plus letters from David Hayes and Fred Starr I wholeheartedly agree with much of your editorial (14 September), as the economics of new nuclear is weaker than ever at a time when renewables are coming in cheaper year on […]

‘Really remarkable’: Finally some good news in the battle against climate change

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry have stabilised for a third year in a row, in a shift that will reduce the risks of dangerous climate change if the trend continues, researchers say. CO2 emissions from the two sources last year were steady at about 9.9 gigatonnes, slowing from a pace that […]

BWW Art News: The Mexican Museum Announces Three New Board Members

The Mexican Museum , the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces the addition of three new members to the Museum’s Board of Trustees. “Our three new Board members bring exceptional experience in business leadership from across a diverse array of specialties. View full post […]

All Penny News: Oakridge Signs Strategic Business Alliance … Media, Inc. announces its latest article titled “Oakridge Signs Strategic Business Alliance Agreement with Japanese Trading House.” Companies mentioned in this article include Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Inc. . View full post on Wind Power News

IIoT Top News: The Future of Utilities | @ThingsExpo #IoT

As utility companies continue to track usage, consumers are growing equally cognizant of individual energy use as well, especially with the growth of private alternative energy practices such as home solar panels or wind power. That’s why this week’s IIoT top news is focused on the utility technology of tomorrow. View full post on Wind […]

The Senate’s New Tax Bill Has Some Pretty Good News For The Wind Industry

In this July 28, file 2014 photo, two donkeys run through a pasture in front of wind turbines in Calumet, Okla. Tax credits that helped lure dozens of wind farms to Oklahoma are now being blamed as an example of costly tax subsidies that are helping to blow a hole in the state’s budget and […]

Crude facts: why the plunging price of oil is not all good news

With oil prices predicted to keep falling, the implications for consumers and the British economy are profound The price of oil fell for the second day in a row on Friday, wiping billions off the values of oil companies and putting huge investments at risk after Thursday’s decision by Opec to maintain the cartel’s existing […]

OSU Freshman Wins 2014 Fox News College Challenge

Freshman Seth Paxton of Oklahoma State University is bringing a debate over wind energy tax subsidies in Oklahoma to the national stage. View full post on Wind Power News

New Year Brings Mixed News for Texas Wind Power Industry

A federal tax credit for wind power projects is set to expire Wednesday, but renewable energy advocates in Texas will still have a reason to celebrate this week as a Texas Tribune donors or members may be quoted or mentioned in our stories, or may be the subject of them. View full post on Wind […]