Posts Tagged ‘over’

Government faces court action over ‘illegal’ planning policy

Exclusive: Friends of the Earth says revised national planning policy makes it ‘virtually impossible’ for councils to refuse fracking schemes The government is facing a legal challenge over its new planning policy, which campaigners say was illegally adopted because the government failed to assess its environmental impact. The revised National Planning Policy Framework, published in […]

Warren packs a town hall meeting, sits with Markey, Keating over fishing

NEW BEDFORD – U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., came to the city Saturday to hear the concerns of fishermen who wanted a faster resolution to the Carlos Rafael problems that have closed two fishing sectors, maybe throwing fishermen permanently out of their jobs. These cases of licensing and ownership, and repayment of overfishing, “need to be […]

Pakistan all set to produce over 1,000 MWs of clean energy through wind power alone’

KARACHI: Pakistan is all set to produce over 1000 MWs of clean electricity through wind energy alone in the current year as this is going to be a major milestone achieved towards the ultimate goal of the country to secure self-reliance in the energy sector. Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Energy Development Board Amjad Ali […]

Tri Global ENERGYTri Global Energy Continues to Tower Over Wind Energy Development in Texas

Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, retained its spot as the No. 1 developer of wind energy in Texas, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association , the trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. View […]

Natural gas killed coal – now renewables and batteries are taking over | Dana Nuccitelli

To avoid dangerous climate change, we can’t rely on natural gas replacing coal Over the past decade, coal has been increasingly replaced by cheaper, cleaner energy sources. US coal power production has dropped by 44% (866 terawatt-hours [TWh]). It’s been replaced by natural gas (up 45%, or 400 TWh), renewables (up 260%, or 200 TWh), […]

Citizens sue province over proposed wind turbine parks

Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario – including two near Ottawa – have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing the companies behind the projects to defy noise limits. Citizens living near five proposed wind turbine parks in Ontario have launched a lawsuit alleging the provincial government is allowing […]

Nuclear reactor contractors demand over 100 bln won in compensation

Contractors forced to temporarily halt work on the Shin-Kori 5 and 6 reactors have asked for 100.37 billion won in compensation from the state-run nuclear power company, an opposition lawmaker said Sunday. According to Rep. Kim Jung-hoon of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, related companies are asking the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. […]

Kenya:Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine. Ketraco awarded Spanish firm Isolux Ingeneria SA the contract to construct a high voltage transmission line to evacuate electricity from the Lake Turkana Wind Power plant in northern Kenya. […]

The war on coal is over. Coal lost | Dana Nuccitelli

Coal can’t compete with cheaper clean energy. The Trump administration can’t save expensive, dirty energy. Last week, Trump’s EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced, “the war on coal is over.” If there ever was a war on coal, the coal industry has lost. According to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, many old […]

Power use record was broken over summer

The warm temperatures in Saskatchewan have pushed the province's peak power use to a new high yesterday, at 4:26 p.m. At 3,470 megawatts , the new peak beats the previous record of 3,419 set July 27 of this year and the peak of 3,360 MW set July 10. Previously, the summer peak of 3,331 MW […]