Posts Tagged ‘over’

Pittsburgh and Paris join over 200 cities and states rejecting Trump on climate | Dana Nuccitelli

Local and international efforts might be enough to limit the damage Trump’s scorched Earth approach I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris So said Donald Trump in a speech justifying his irrational, historically irresponsible decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris international climate treaty. Of course, 75% of Pittsburgh […]

Trump’s carbon rules change won’t end battle over air quality

“President Trump's executive order rolls back one of the most draconian overreaches in the history of big government”. “Texas is once again experiencing an energy boom – this time, with wind power”. View full post on Wind Power News

Town of Waubra divided over wind energy

Let's turn now to the latest in PM's series exploring Australia's Energy Market, and today we head to the tiny Victorian town of Waubra. While livelihoods in the area once relied on spuds and livestock, wind is now a major source of income for many farmers. View full post on Wind Power News

Advanced Energy Economy Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean…

Today , national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs – equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is […]

Ballarat in the power firing line over national grid problems

Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Ballarat was one of the regional cities that faced losing power during the recent eastern Australian heatwave so that NSW could avoid power cuts Power to Victoria's regional towns was vulnerable […]

Lack of transparency over green energy subsidies ‘shambolic’, say MPs

Government criticised for failing to keep consumers updated as overspend on renewables is forecast to push up bills MPs have criticised ministers for their “shambolic” failure to regularly spell out the impact of government green policies on household energy bills. The Commons public accounts committee said the government had missed its commitment to publishing annual […]

Trump’s EPA Pick Backed $500 Million Coal Upgrade Over Wind, Gas

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6, 2017, in Washington. energy riches . View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables investment in UK will fall 95% over next three years – study

Analysis reveals extent of decline because of subsidy cuts and raises concerns about Britain meeting emissions targets Investment in windfarms will fall off a “cliff edge” over the next three years and put the UK’s greenhouse gas reduction targets at risk, a thinktank has found. More than £1bn of future investment in renewable energy projects […]

Commission and member states clash over capacity mechanisms

The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. The proposal has found little support in Poland, as it would mean large parts of its energy portfolio would become unaffordable. View full post on Wind Power News

Why is corporate America picking wind power over solar?

Google, Microsoft, Dow Chemical and other big companies are buying five times more wind than solar electricity in the race to hit ambitious emissions targets Businesses are buying more wind and solar electricity than ever before to help lower their carbon footprint in offices, stores and factories. But the two sources of renewable energy are […]