Posts Tagged ‘plan’

EDF plan for tallest UK onshore wind turbines prompts outcry

Isle of Lewis residents protest against new windfarm plan to raise turbine height to 200m EDF Energy has said its plans for two major windfarms on the Isle of Lewis may need to reach heights normally the preserve of turbines at sea, prompting an outcry from local opponents. The French company‚Äôs renewables unit said it […]

Zimbabwe:Energy Authority Puts Wind Power Plan On Hold

ZIMBABWE has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential, as the price bids received from companies that tendered to carry out the feasibility study were deemed too high. The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority last year invited bids from interested contractors, but chief executive Eng […]

Made in China 2025 plan irking Beijing’s trading partners

Issued in 2015, it calls for China to develop its own global competitors in fields from information technology to electric cars to pharmaceuticals. The U.S. Trade Representative's Office cited “Made in China 2025” in announcing last week a $50 billion list of Chinese goods targeted for President Donald Trump's tariff hike. View full post on […]

DTE plan calls for doubling renewable power by 2022

The state's largest utility submitted its latest plans to comply with Michigan's renewable energy portfolio standards to the Michigan Public Service Commission Friday. Those standards require utilities to get 15% of their energy from renewable sources by 2021. View full post on Wind Power News

EDITORIAL: Wind energy plan raises environmentalists’ ire

Wind turbine and wind swept surrounding plants and terrain of the 45th Operations Group Detachment 2, at Ascension Auxiliary Airfield , South Atlantic Ocean. As the Review-Journal's Henry Brean reports , a Swedish company wants to put up to 220 wind turbines along a 22-mile swatch of land west of Searchlight. View full post on […]

Govt releases plan to make New England the ‘renewable capital of NSW’

NEW England has been identified as a renewable energy hot spot in the state government's plan to transition in to a modern energy system. The proposal would see the region take the lead in future renewable energy development , in the NSW government's vision to concentrate solar and wind farms, along with hydro projects in […]

Researchers say even without Clean Power Plan, U.S. can meet its goals

Last year, the Trump administration announced it would withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, and repeal the Clean Power Plan, or CPP. That's the Obama-era policy to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric power generation by 32% by 2030, below 2005 levels. View full post on Wind Power News

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years. The project comes at a critical time for the Netherlands, which is struggling to curb fossil fuel use and meet greenhouse gas emission targets after […]

Climate Watch NL weighs in on strategic plan

Climate Watch NL is an advocate of the concept of green energy which includes wind power in addition to tidal and solar power sources. Climate Watch NL has added it's two cents worth to the government's efforts on climate change policy. View full post on Wind Power News

Trump administration takes aim at California desert protection plan

A desert tortoise sits in the middle of a road in the eastern Mojave Desert near Ivanpah. The Trump administration wants to reconsider a desert protection plan negotiated under the Obama administration that sought to steer energy development away from sensitive areas. View full post on Wind Power News