Posts Tagged ‘over’

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 […]

Councils warned over blocking wind farm development

In a letter sent to the heads of all the country's city and county councils last week, Minister for Environment, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy has threatened to use his powers to revoke any local plan which he believes improperly blocks wind development. It follows the move by a number of councils, including Donegal, […]

GE hit with EU complaint over wind power deal

General Electric Co. was one of several major corporations accused by European regulators Thursday of anti-trust activity, following the European Union's major action against Facebook for giving misleading information during a deal review. View full post on Wind Power News

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 […]