Posts Tagged ‘place’

Coal has no place in Australia’s energy future

The future is in plain sight. I saw it over the past two weekends at either end of the country: in a house in Middleton south of Hobart and on Low Island, north-east of Cairns. View full post on Wind Power News

Colorado is still No. 2 place for wind jobs – and it’s likely to stay that way

Colorado will likely keep its spot as the No. 2 state for wind jobs as analysts predict a 54.7 percent growth in the business sector here during the next four years. View full post on Wind Power News

If we’re serious about industrial strategy, renewables is a good place to start

With the future of Hinkley Point in doubt and the government committed to assist British business, now is the time to get behind wind power Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The word from inside No 10 is not clear yet, […]

Viaducts could be the best new place for wind turbines

Solar power has the great benefit of being able to be installed in a wide variety of places, from large solar farms to residential rooftops, from floating on top of reservoirs to highway noise barriers . Wind power, unfortunately, is mostly limited to large swaths of land or offshore. View full post on Wind Power […]

Switching to biofuels could place unsustainable demands on water use

Transition away from fossil fuels is underway, but without assessing demands on land and water resources we put the future health of our planet at risk As the world moves towards renewable sources of energy, it faces an accompanying challenge: water scarcity. The intensive water use in the coal, oil, gas and nuclear industries is […]

Trustpower Cements Kiwi Place in Australian Wind Energy

Tauranga based Trustpower, New Zealand fifth largest electricity retailer and generator, is celebrating the completion of its largest single asset, the Snowtown Wind Farm in South Australia. The Snowtown Wind Farm spans 32km of the Hummocks and Barunga ranges in South Australia’s Mid-North region, 150km north of Adelaide. View full post on Wind Power News

Judge keeps Montana wind farm contract in place

A California utility says a judge has kept an injunction in place that bars the utility from cancelling its power contract with a Montana wind farm because of potential threats to nearby golden eagles. View full post on Wind Power News

Newly available wind power often has no place to go

Wind turbines tower over rural vistas in the heartland, where the clean energy source is becoming increasingly popular with utility companies that face state-mandated renewable energy standards. View full post on Wind Power News

Potential wind farm’s prep work taking place on Muskegon County wastewater site

Muskegon County wastewater department staff are making preparations for a potential wind-energy farm while the exclusive agreement with a private development team awaits a signature for execution. View full post on Wind Power News