Posts Tagged ‘plan’

Connecticut will defend the recently-repealed Clean Power Plan

“Because the Trump Administration's EPA has clearly demonstrated that it has no interest in doing its job when it comes to carbon emissions, Connecticut will join with colleagues in other states in action to defend the Clean Power Plan and protect the health, safety and well-being of our residents,” Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said […]

Trump’s plan to bail out failing fossil fuels with taxpayer subsidies is perverse | Dana Nuccitelli

Coal can no longer compete in the free market, so the Trump administration wants to prop it up with taxpayer subsidies The conservative philosophy of allowing an unregulated free market to operate unfettered often seems to fall by the wayside when the Republican Party’s industry allies are failing to compete in the marketplace. Trump’s Energy […]

Trump’s Electric Grid Plan Could Hurt Voters That Swung Him the Election

Conservative energy policy experts are worried a new Trump administration policy proposal to compensate coal and nuclear power plants for stockpiling fuel could have significant consequences for some of his most ardent supporters. Namely, propping up coal and nuclear power plants could hurt natural gas-producing states that supported President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. […]

Power grid expansion plan withdrawn amid political backlash

The late-session plan to restructure management of the California power grid skidded to a halt Wednesday in the wake of growing opposition from interest groups and a spate of negative publicity. While lobbyists and advocacy groups spent much of the week pressing for passage or defeat of the proposal long-backed by Gov. Jerry Brown , […]

Is end near for petrol and diesel as E-vehicle plan is welcomed?

Plans to phase petrol and diesel vehicles in Scotland by 2032 have been welcomed in the isles – but questions remain over the practicalities. This, she said was eight years ahead of the UK government and promised more details would follow over the next few months. View full post on Wind Power News

David Coon concerned about Emera’s plan to deliver N.B. wind energy to Massachusetts

Green Party Leader David Coon is raising concerns about Emera Inc.'s proposal to deliver 900 megawatts of wind energy and hydro power from Atlantic Canada to Massachusetts by 2022. “I'm concerned that this is going forward in the absence of any kind of well thought out New Brunswick strategy for developing renewable power and other […]

Wind energy developers plan open house in Plainview on Thursday

NextEra Energy Resources, the developer of the Hale Wind Project, will team up with Xcel Energy to answer questions about the new wind farm near Plainview at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Plainview Country Club. Xcel Energy announced in March it plans to purchase the Hale Wind Project from […]

Andrew Cuomo’s wind farm plan needs 280 square miles off LI

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Saudis Seek Up to $50 Billion for First Phase of Renewables Plan an hour ago

Saudi Arabia will start soliciting bids in the next few weeks for the first phase of a “massive” renewable-energy program costing $30 billion to $50 billion, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said. OPEC's biggest producer plans to generate close to 10 gigawatts from renewables, primarily solar and wind power, by 2023, he said Monday at an energy conference […]

Alberta government fleshes out plan to meet its renewable power targets

The Alberta government plans to use revenues from its carbon levy on large emitters to help spur investment in green power. Environment Minister Shannon Phillips outlined details of the Renewable Electricity Program on Thursday as she announced proposed legislation aimed at getting the province to its 30 per cent renewable target by 2030. View full […]